Category Archives: World

In Amazon document, pope calls for action rooted in conversion of heart

By Carol Glatz  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Like so many of Pope Francis’ teachings and major documents, his apostolic exhortation on the Amazon is built on a call for conversion — a new way of seeing, thinking … Continue reading

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At Mass in Havana, Cardinal Dolan highlights church’s unifying teachings

By Rhina Guidos  Catholic News Service HAVANA (CNS) — Though there’s a great distance from New York to Cuba, sharing the Eucharist with other Catholics on the island is a great reminder of the bonds of faith and love and … Continue reading

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From Fifth Avenue to Camaguey, Cuba, cardinal’s visit displays world ties

By Rhina Guidos  Catholic News Service CAMAGUEY, Cuba (CNS) — Cuban Archbishop Wilfredo Pino Estevez gently motioned U.S. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan toward the man quietly sitting in the chair who had recently lost part of his leg due to … Continue reading

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Generous help of Knights counters culture of indifference, pope says

By Carol Glatz  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis praised the Knights of Columbus for their charitable efforts and thanked them especially for helping Christians in the Middle East. “I thank all the members of your order … Continue reading

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With visit to Cuba’s Madonna, New York cardinal begins six-day trip

Updated Feb. 10, 2020 By Rhina Guidos  Catholic News Service CAMAGUEY, Cuba (CNS) — In his first stop of a six-day visit to Cuba, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan walked in without fanfare Feb. 8 into the Shrine of Our Lady … Continue reading

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Cardinal Dolan to meet with Cuban president, church leaders during visit

By Rhina Guidos  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan is set to meet with the president of the Republic of Cuba during a Feb. 7-12 trip to the island nation, which includes a visit … Continue reading

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Legionaries elect U.S. leader as superior general

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — During a general chapter meeting largely devoted to their order’s sexual abuse crisis, the Legionaries of Christ elected U.S. Father John Connor as superior general for the next six years. Father … Continue reading

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