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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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Cardinal stats: Pope makes college more international, not much younger

Backgrounder and analysis By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Although it is not unusual for a pope to set aside temporarily the limit of 120 cardinals under the age of 80, Pope Francis has done so … Continue reading

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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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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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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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