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by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Aug 14, 2022 / 06:47 am On August 15, 1483, Pope Sixtus IV consecrated the Sistine Chapel to Our Lady of the Assumption. Today, as we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, let’s take a closer look at this historic chapel. One of …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 13, 2022 / 06:00 am Among the many Black men and women who have been declared saints in the Catholic Church, not one of them — yet — has been American. But that does not mean there aren’t numerous good candidates for the first …

by AC Wimmer CNA Newsroom, Aug 14, 2022 / 05:50 am At least 40 people — most of them children — have died in a fire in a Coptic Orthodox church in Giza Governorate, Egypt, on Sunday, according to government and church officials. Thirty-five children between two and six years of …

by Adelaide Mena Washington D.C., Aug 15, 2020 / 03:30 am MT (CNA).- On Aug. 15, Catholics around the world mark the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, commemorating the end of her earthly life and assumption into Heaven. But while the feast day is a relatively new one, the …
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