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‘We must wait and see,’ pope says of President Trump

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As President Donald Trump was being sworn in, Pope Francis told an interviewer it would be “reckless” to pass judgment on the new president before he had a chance to … Continue reading

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‘9 Days for Life’ campaign urges prayer, action to build culture of life

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ nationwide “9 Days for Life” campaign is “a great way to put our faith into action,” said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chairman of the U.S. Conference of … Continue reading

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Meeting pope, Irish prelates discuss ministry of bishop, abuse scandal

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Telling the bishops of Ireland that he wanted to hear their questions, concerns and even criticisms, Pope Francis spent almost two hours in conversation with them. In the continuing evolution … Continue reading

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Pope offers prayers for Trump as he becomes 45th U.S. president

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis sent best wishes and prayers to incoming President Donald J. Trump shortly after he took the oath of office. “I offer you my cordial good wishes and the assurance of … Continue reading

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‘We will be protected by God,’ Trump declares in inaugural address

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald J. Trump told the nation in his inaugural address that it need not fear in the days ahead. “There should not be fear,” Trump said Jan. 20. “We are … Continue reading

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Archbishop Gomez emphasizes dignity of immigrants on eve of inauguration

By J.D. Long-Garcia Catholic News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) — On the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez renewed the call to recognize the humanity of immigrants at a Vatican-sponsored migration conference … Continue reading

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God’s forgiveness is call to sin no more, pope says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — God forgives and forgets the faults of repentant sinners, unless they keep reminding him of their errors by pretending they have no need to change, Pope Francis said. The new … Continue reading

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