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Prayer involves recognizing self as God’s beloved child, pope says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians are not better than other people, but they do know that God is their father and they are called “to reflect a ray of his goodness in this world … Continue reading

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Church present and future: Synod to show young Catholics’ needs, gifts

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Synod of Bishops will meet in October to try to look at the world and the Catholic Church through the eyes of teenagers and young adults and find ways … Continue reading

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Pope serene despite ‘pain’ over archbishop’s testimony, cardinal says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While recent accusations by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano have created tension in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis is approaching the situation calmly, the Vatican secretary of state said. In … Continue reading

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Vocations in Ireland have dwindled due to abuse scandal, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While the faith of Catholics in Ireland is strong, the scandal of abuse and cover-up by church leaders has caused a decline in vocations to the priesthood and religious … Continue reading

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