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Pope on interviews: Church must listen, respond to people’s questions

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Replying to questions and giving interviews are a “pastoral risk” Pope Francis said he is prepared to take, because it is the best way to know and respond to people’s … Continue reading

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To fight hunger and forced migration, end war, arms trade, pope says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — It makes no sense to lament the problems of hunger and forced migration if one is unwilling to address their root causes, which are conflict and climate change, Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Pope announces Synod of Bishops dedicated to people in Amazon

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Addressing the challenges of evangelization in one of the world’s most remote areas and the connection between faith and environmental concern, Pope Francis announced a special gathering of the … Continue reading

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Christian life is a love story with God, pope says at canonization

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Like the Catholic Church’s newest saints, Christians are called to live their faith as a love story with God who wants a relationship that is “more than that of … Continue reading

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New saints inspire Christians to build peaceful world, bishop says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The church’s newest saints represent a diverse group of people who offer encouragement and hope to Christians today through their example, a Brazilian bishop said. Saints like the “Martyrs … Continue reading

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Vatican: Canada did not seek extradition for diplomat with porn charges

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Canadian authorities did not request the extradition of a Vatican diplomat who has been charged by police in Canada of accessing, possessing and distributing child pornography, a Vatican spokesman said. … Continue reading

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Find ways to keep migrant families together, Vatican official says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Overly strict immigration laws do not discourage migration, and more must be done to keep migrant families together, a Vatican representative said. “The migrant family is a crucial component of … Continue reading

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