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Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph has been around for 184 years, but just less than 10 of those years have included an online presence. The current web site, which you’re reading right now, was developed in 2009. For its time it was adequate to the needs of our readership, but big changes

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service The world expects all people of religious faith to work with everyone for a better future, Pope Francis told representatives of major religions. “We can walk together taking care of each other and of creation” in joint projects that fight poverty, war and corruption

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains has announced on its website that it will seal a “Jubilee Year Door of Mercy” in a ceremony 5 p.m. Nov. 1, following Evening Prayer. The door is being sealed as preparation for the Extraordinary Jubilee of

By Kevin Jones CNA/EWTN News NEW ORLEANS, La. — Aiming to provide uniform spiritual and social support for engaged couples, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has made several changes to its marriage preparation process. “It’s such a beautiful way for parishes to serve the people who are approaching marriage,” said Father Garrett

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The ongoing effort to reorganize the Roman Curia has not left a void in the responsibilities of the various offices and even less in the rules governing hiring, transfers and compensation of employees, Pope Francis said. In a letter to Cardinal Pietro

Press Release The Archdiocese of Cincinnati will hold a Holy Hour for Vocations on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 7 to 8 p.m. at more than 20 parishes across the archdiocese. Even more parishes will open their doors for Holy Hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of the same week. A

By Robert Duncan & Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service Australian Cardinal George Pell said the final report of the Synod of Bishops on the family did not create an opening for the divorced and civilly remarried to receive Communion. Other synod members took a different view and acknowledged that the paragraph

Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph’s coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States was extensive online with CNS news coverage, as well as correspondents in Philadelphia and Washington D.C. In the November print edition Ursuline Sister Eileen Connelly, News Editor of The Catholic Telegraph, has the scoop on how various members

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — As disciples, Christians are called to imitate Jesus’ heart and lead others directly to him, without lecturing them, Pope Francis said. Thousands gathered in St. Peter’s Basilica Oct.25 for the closing Mass of the Synod of Bishops. The Mass concluded

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Several hours before the final report of the Synod of Bishops was put to a vote, two U.S. bishops said that what is new is not the church’s message, but the synod’s emphasis and attitude toward the role of the family