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Scouts see how different faith traditions live out Ten Commandments

By Marie Mischel  Catholic News Service OGDEN, Utah (CNS) — Each year for the past decade, a group of Boy Scouts in Ogden have spent a day walking from house of worship to house of worship, learning how the Ten … Continue reading

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Commentary: British doctor’s letter to Ireland ahead of Irish referendum on abortion

By Catholic News Service Responding to editors’ requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an unsigned commentary called “British doctor’s letter to Ireland ahead of Irish referendum on abortion” from the May 21 … Continue reading

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Remains of St. John XXIII begin pilgrimage in his home diocese

By Paul Haring  Catholic News Service BERGAMO, Italy (CNS) — Accompanied by Bishop Francesco Beschi of Bergamo and escorted by both Italian and Vatican police officers, the glass coffin containing the body of St. John XXIII left the Vatican early … Continue reading

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Ryan, Brownback, archbishop address National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

By Mark Pattison  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — This year’s National Catholic Prayer breakfast took on a decidedly Kansas flavor, as Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City and Sam Brownback, a former House and Senate member and governor … Continue reading

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Chicago priest’s effort to build community earns CCHD leadership award

By Dennis Sadowski  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — A year into his priesthood, Father Matt O’Donnell was named a pastor. Days before his 27th birthday in 2013, Father O’Donnell arrived at St. Columbanus Parish in Chicago’s South Side Park … Continue reading

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Pope to meet with second group of abuse survivors from Chile

By Junno Arocho Esteves  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will meet with five priests who suffered abuse by Chilean Father Fernando Karadima or his followers, the Vatican said. The pope will meet June 1-3 with “five … Continue reading

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Pope prays that Catholics in China may live their faith in peace

By Carol Glatz  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked people to pray for Catholics in China so that they may be able to live their faith with serenity and in full communion with the pope. The … Continue reading

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