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Pope will create 14 new cardinals in June

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis announced he would make 14 new cardinals June 29, giving the red cardinal’s hat to the papal almoner, the Iraq-based patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church and the … Continue reading

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Pope to canonize Blesseds Paul VI, Oscar Romero in Rome Oct. 14

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will declare Blesseds Oscar Romero, Paul VI and four others saints Oct. 14 at the Vatican during the meeting of the world Synod of Bishops, an institution Blessed … Continue reading

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Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting

By Catholic News Service HOUSTON (CNS) — In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would “unite to support and offer healing to those affected.” “As … Continue reading

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All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations after meeting pope on abuse

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis after a three-day meeting at the Vatican to discuss the clerical sexual abuse scandal. “We want to announce that all … Continue reading

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Meghan Markle’s Catholic school celebrates royal wedding

By Carol Zimmermann  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Royal wedding fever has caught on in many places, but it has a particular soft spot at Immaculate Heart Middle School and High School outside Los Angeles, the school Meghan Markle … Continue reading

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College diploma: source of pride and uncertainty for graduating Dreamers

Updated with video May 21. By Carol Zimmermann  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — A group of current Trinity Washington University graduates are proud of what they’ve accomplished but also very anxious about the future. These emotions could ring true … Continue reading

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All economic activity has moral dimension, doctrinal congregation says

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Financial and economic decisions — everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence — are ethical decisions that can … Continue reading

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