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Staff Report Our Throwback Thursday posts often stretch back more than 100 years, but today we’re looking back to last week — the week Pope Francis visited the United States. Many stories still need to be written much reflection done to understand the real importance of Pope Francis’ journey, but

Staff Report Just days before more than 60 members of the school faculty and staff headed to Philadelphia to celebrate Pope Francis‘ journey to the United States, students at St. Ignatius were treated to a “Popesicle” celebration during recess. The popsicles weren’t shaped like the pope, but rather were used

Staff Report The Archdiocese of Cincinnati was well represented at events surrounding Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States last week. The Catholic Telegraph will be unpacking Pope Francis’ journey over the next few weeks, but included below is a glance at some of the members of this archdiocese

By Menachem Wecker For The Catholic Telegraph Washington, D.C. — Two months ago, Benjamin Garcia, a Chilean native studying to become a priest at Catholic University of America, learned he’d play a role in Pope Francis’ Sept. 23 canonization of Junipero Serra at the Basilica of the National Shrine of

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Honoring both the pain and the strength of the families of those who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and drawing on the pools of water that are part of the site’s memorial, Pope Francis spoke about tears and quenching

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service Dealing with war, development, the economy or environmental concerns, bureaucrats and diplomats always must remember that the lives of real children, women and men are at stake, Pope Francis told the United Nations. Helping to celebrate the organization’s 70th anniversary, Pope Francis visited its

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — During an evening prayer service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Pope Francis thanked the nation’s priests, brothers and women religious for their service and gave particular thanks to women religious saying, “Where would the church be without you?” The pope began with unscripted

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis made a previously unannounced 15-minute stop Sept. 23 at a Washington residence operated by the Little Sisters of the Poor, where he met with about 45 sisters. Sister Constance Veit, communications director for the Little Sisters, said the pope talked individually with

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph As this story was typed Thursday afternoon, Pope Francis was more than 430 miles away in Washington, D.C. Despite the distance, thanks to modern technology, more than 600 people throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati gathered Thursday morning to watch the Holy Father address Congress. At least one other

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The past, the promise and the potential of the United States must not be smothered by bickering and even hatred at a time when the U.S. people and indeed the world need a helping hand, Pope Francis told the U.S. Congress. Making history