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IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People would be wise to think about Judgment Day and wonder what God will see when he examines their lives, Pope Francis said. "If the Lord were to call me today, what would I do? What will I say? What harvest

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Internal documents relating to the public crisis that led to the resignation of the grand master of the Knights of Malta in 2017 were released by WikiLeaks. Among the cache of dossiers, memos and documents released by the organization

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Internal documents relating to the public crisis that led to the resignation of the grand master of the Knights of Malta in 2017 were released by WikiLeaks. Among the cache of dossiers, memos and documents released by the organization

IMAGE: CNS photo/Punjab Governor House handout via EPA By ISLAMABAD (CNS) — Pakistan’s Supreme Court upheld its acquittal of a Pakistani Catholic woman sentenced to hang for blasphemy. Asia Bibi is now free to leave Pakistan and is expected to join her family in Canada, where they were granted asylum.

IMAGE: CNS photo/Punjab Governor House handout via EPA By Michael Swan TORONTO (CNS) — Asia Bibi, the Catholic woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan, will be welcomed to a small town in Canada, where she will be reunited with her two teenage daughters, along with the

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Many people were surprised when Pope Francis told reporters flying with him from Panama Jan. 27 that he did not think optional celibacy for priests in the Latin-rite church was a good idea. "Personally, I believe that celibacy is

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Many people were surprised when Pope Francis told reporters flying with him from Panama Jan. 27 that he did not think optional celibacy for priests in the Latin-rite church was a good idea. "Personally, I believe that celibacy is

IMAGE: CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The joyous harmony of people coming together from so many different nations for World Youth Day stands in sharp contrast to today’s "sad" situation of confrontational nationalist feelings, Pope Francis said. "It is a sign that young Christians

IMAGE: CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, Catholic Spirit By Maria Wiering ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Frank Meuers and Tim O’Malley meet every month or so, often for breakfast, to talk about the Catholic Church and clergy sex abuse. Meuers is the southwest Minnesota chapter director of the Survivors Network of those

IMAGE: CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, Catholic Spirit By Maria Wiering ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Frank Meuers and Tim O’Malley meet every month or so, often for breakfast, to talk about the Catholic Church and clergy sex abuse. Meuers is the southwest Minnesota chapter director of the Survivors Network of those