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Vatican announces pope will attend reconciliation events in Colombia

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Days after rebels in Colombia announced turning in the last of their cache of weapons over to international observers, the Vatican announced June 23 details of Pope Francis’ September trip to … Continue reading

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Under the radar: South Sudan needs media attention, immediate action

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis is first of all a shepherd who makes seeking out the lost and forgotten his top priority. But he also knows that wherever he goes, the cameras and … Continue reading

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Holiness means being open to God, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Being a saint doesn’t require spending long hours in prayer, but rather living life open to God in good times and in bad, Pope Francis said. Christians should live … Continue reading

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New priests follow many paths to answering call to serve God’s people

By Josephine von Dohlen Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — After almost 12 years as an Episcopal priest, Deacon Jonathan Erdman entered into full communion with the Catholic Church along with his family in 2016 and a year later, he … Continue reading

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Convocation delegate wants to find new ways to spread unchanged Gospel

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Maybe it’s no surprise the Seattle Archdiocese is sending a delegation of 12, as in the number of apostles, to the “Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in … Continue reading

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Italian police recover stolen relic of St. John Bosco

By Catholic News Service TURIN, Italy (CNS) — Inside a copper teapot in a kitchen cupboard, Italian police found the relic of St. John Bosco that had been stolen two weeks earlier from the basilica erected at his birthplace. The … Continue reading

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New child protection experts graduate from Rome’s Jesuit university

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Before students were presented with their diplomas in safeguarding minors, they each received a logoed mug as a memento of their time in the Center for Child Protection’s intensive program … Continue reading

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