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No date yet for Blessed Romero canonization, archbishop says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — While documentation regarding an alleged miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Oscar Romero is being studied at the Vatican, there is no date scheduled for his canonization, the archbishop … Continue reading

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Top Vatican officials attend child protection seminar

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — There is absolutely no excuse for not implementing concrete measures to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sexual abuse, said Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston. “Let there be no doubt … Continue reading

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With new website, Franciscans opt for their own ‘hip-hop’ style

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — The head of the Franciscans hopes the order’s new website will have a certain “hip-hop” style — being very modern or “hip” and inspiring people to move, act or “hop.” Franciscan … Continue reading

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Pope recognizes miracle attributed to Fatima visionaries

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has approved the recognition of a miracle attributed to the intercession of two of the shepherd children who saw Our Lady of Fatima in 1917, thus paving … Continue reading

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London cardinal call for prayers for victims of Westminster attack

By Catholic News Service LONDON (CNS) — Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, whose cathedral is just a short walk from the scene of the London terrorist attack, called for prayers for the dead and wounded. “Yesterday’s attacks in Westminster have … Continue reading

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Hardened hearts can turn believers into atheists, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Not listening to God’s voice can distance Christians from him and lead them instead to seek solace in worldly idols that offer only doubt and confusion, Pope Francis said. … Continue reading

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Cardinal Keeler, retired archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 86

(Updated 12:28 p.m. ET) By George P. Matysek Jr. Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cardinal William H. Keeler, Baltimore’s 14th archbishop, who was an international leader in Catholic-Jewish relations and the driving force behind the restoration of America’s first … Continue reading

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