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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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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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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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Sex trafficking is ‘rooted in structure of society,’ says speaker

By Kurt Jensen  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The fight against human trafficking and sexual exploitation may need its own #MeToo moment, according to a leading trafficking opponent. Good Shepherd Sister Winifred Doherty, who is her religious congregation’s representative … Continue reading

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Pope expresses concern about ‘spiral of violence’ in Holy Land

By Carol Glatz  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Warning that violence will never bring peace, Pope Francis urged all sides to do all they can to foster dialogue in the Middle East. “I am very worried about the … Continue reading

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