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IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Being a Christian does not mean life will be just a big endless party, Pope Francis said. There will be good times and bad as well as moments of isolation, anguish or confusion, the pope said in his homily

IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Being a Christian does not mean life will be just a big endless party, Pope Francis said. There will be good times and bad as well as moments of isolation, anguish or confusion, the pope said in his homily

IMAGE: CNS By James Ramos HOUSTON (CNS) — In a step to restore trust in the Catholic Church, dioceses in Texas released their lists of priests against whom credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor have been determined. The 15 dioceses disclosed Jan. 31 the names of 278 individual

IMAGE: CNS By James Ramos HOUSTON (CNS) — In a step to restore trust in the Catholic Church, dioceses in Texas released their lists of priests against whom credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor have been determined. The 15 dioceses disclosed Jan. 31 the names of 278 individual

IMAGE: CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn By WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sister Annie Demerjian has seen a lifetime of suffering in Aleppo, Syria, over the past seven years. Now, as conflict is beginning to die down, her ministry is no longer about getting emergency supplies to those in need as buildings collapsed and

By Courtney Grogan Vatican City, Jan 31, 2019 (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis accepted the retirement of Bishop Frederick Campbell of Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, appointing Bishop Robert J. Brennan, auxiliary of Rockville Centre, to lead the diocese. “I am already praying fervently for the Church of Columbus every day,” Bishop Brennan

IMAGE: CNS photo/Arnd Wiegmann, Reuters By Jonathan Luxmoore WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — As government delegations from across the globe prepare for a Dec. 2-14 U.N. conference on climate change, Catholic organizations are pledging to make the church’s voice heard. CIDSE, a network of 17 Catholic development agencies from Europe and

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will have St. Francis of Assisi on his mind when he visits Abu Dhabi Feb. 3-5 and Morocco in late March. As he told ambassadors to the Holy See early in January, "These represent two important opportunities to advance interreligious dialogue

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will have St. Francis of Assisi on his mind when he visits Abu Dhabi Feb. 3-5 and Morocco in late March. As he told ambassadors to the Holy See early in January, "These represent two important opportunities to

IMAGE: REUTERS By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will have St. Francis of Assisi on his mind when he visits Abu Dhabi Feb. 3-5 and Morocco in late March. As he told ambassadors to the Holy See early in January, "These represent two important opportunities to advance