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Pope decries ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitism

By Carol Glatz  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis condemned the “barbaric resurgence” of anti-Semitism and criticized the selfish indifference that is creating the conditions for division, populism and hatred. “I will never tire of firmly condemning … Continue reading

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Germany’s synodal assembly a step to rebuilding church’s credibility

By Catholic News Service FRANKFURT, Germany (CNS) — Catholic leaders in Germany have compiled responses from lay Catholics in areas related to who holds power in the church, sexual morals, the role of priests and the place of women in church … Continue reading

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‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 21-29

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholics across the country are invited to take part in the 9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and … Continue reading

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Sunday Scripture reading, Jan. 19, 2020: Here I am, Lord

Lovely melodies have been written for today’s responsorial psalm (the response is “Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will”), which make for pleasant congregational singing. Continue reading

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Gratitude to God should expand hearts, lead to hospitality, pope says

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Every Christian should be grateful for the gift of his or her baptism, and that gratitude should draw them together to recognize that they are brothers and sisters and called to pursue holiness … Continue reading

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Protect your health, physically and spiritually, pope says

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Jesus healed people of all sorts of physical ailments, but he always started with the essential — forgiving their sins, Pope Francis said. “We should take good care of our … Continue reading

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President Trump issues new guidance on prayer in public schools

By Carol Zimmermann  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump announced his administration’s new guidance on prayer in public schools during a Jan. 16 event in the Oval Office on National Religious Freedom Day. Primarily, it will require … Continue reading

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