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  • EPA's Clean Power Plan draws interest from Catholic organizations

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- About the time in June that the Environmental Protection Agency introduced a plan to reduce carbon emissions from power plants, Martha Huckabay and her neighbors in St. Rose, Louisiana, began to smell a foul odor from a chemical storage ...

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  • EPA's Clean Power Plan draws interest from Catholic organizations

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- About the time in June that the Environmental Protection Agency introduced a plan to reduce carbon emissions from power plants, Martha Huckabay and her neighbors in St. Rose, Louisiana, began to smell a foul odor from a chemical storage ...

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  • Pope says humility, interior renewal essential for Christian unity

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said humility and an openness to "interior renewal" are prerequisites for Christian unity. In a homily at morning Mass Oct. 24, Pope Francis referred to the day's reading from St. Paul's letter to the Ephesians (4: ...

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  • Elections seen as test of change in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (CNS) -- Although they disagree about how unstoppable the process is and they have a varying degree of fear about what Russia might do, religious and political leaders in Ukraine say their society underwent a fundamental shift in February, ...

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  • Ottawa archbishop recalls words of St. John Paul II after shooting

    OTTAWA, Ontario (CNS) -- Recalling the words of St. John Paul II, Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast called upon Canadians not to be afraid in the wake of the Oct. 22 shooting that left a Canadian soldier dead and forced lawmakers to barricade themselves ...

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Nun's murderer says family's forgiveness gave him 'new life'


UDAINAGAR, India (CNS) -- The man who served a prison term for the 1995 murder of a Franciscan Clarist nun said that the forgiveness shown to him by the slain nun's family has given him "new life." Samandhar Singh told Catholic News Service that he experienced a "rebirth" during a 2002 visit by Sister Selmy, the younger sister of slain Sister Rani Maria Vattalil, while he was in prison.

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Pope says humility, interior renewal essential for Christian unity


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said humility and an openness to "interior renewal" are prerequisites for Christian unity. In a homily at morning Mass Oct. 24, Pope Francis referred to the day's reading from St. Paul's letter to the Ephesians (4: 1-6), describing it as "weak advice, according to human thought," on how to promote unity of the church.

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Elections seen as test of change in Ukraine


KIEV, Ukraine (CNS) -- Although they disagree about how unstoppable the process is and they have a varying degree of fear about what Russia might do, religious and political leaders in Ukraine say their society underwent a fundamental shift in February, making Ukrainians realize they have both dignity and responsibilities for their country's future.

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