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Analysis: What is the context of Pope Francis' words on the Lord's Prayer?Andrea Gagliarducci

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2017 CNA.- Pope Francis’ remarks on the “wrong” translation of the Lord’s Prayer in a TV show hosted by the Italian Bishops’ Conference’s TV2000 ...

Analyis: What the Vatican does to stop money launderingAndrea Gagliarducci

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- The Council of Europe’s Moneyval committee has praised the Holy See’s financial intelligence unit, the Financial Information Authority, in a report ...

Who was Albino Luciani, the 'smiling Pope'?Elise Harris

Vatican City, Nov 17, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- Last week Albino Luciani, better known by his papal name, John Paul I, took the next step on the path to sainthood. Yet apart from the fame garnered by various ...

Cardinal Caffarra explains the reasons behind the dubiaCatholic News Agency

Bologna, Italy, Jan 16, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- In an interview with an Italian daily published Saturday, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra discussed at length the questions which exist about the interpretation of ...

Cardinal O'Malley: 'We join in the national mourning'Cardinal Sean P. O'malley

(Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley issued the following statement July 8 in the wake of the ambush of Dallas police officers July 7 that left 5 officers dead and 7 wounded.) The assassination of five members ...

'Whenever I use city water, I always pray': A day as a Flint momMakielah Conway

Editor's Note: The routine of running an energetic home with two teenagers and a pre-teen took on a whole new dimension for Makielah Conway when the Flint water crisis seeped into her residence. Raised ...

Pope's Homily at Cemetery on All Saints DayStaff Reporter

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We heard Jesus in the Gospel who teaches his disciples and the crowd gathered on the hill near Lake Galilee (cf. Matthew 5:1-12). The word of the risen ...

A historic papal visit... in 1979Thomas Lester

In the spirit of Pope Francis' recent visit to the United States, let us remember the last time the Roman Pontiff visited the City of Boston. In fact, it was this month, 36 years ago, that Pope John ...

Ash Wednesday is more than just ashesDonis Tracy Pilot Correspondent

Walk through any school, supermarket, subway or shopping center next Wednesday and you are likely to find Catholics marked with the sign of the cross in dark ashes on their forehead. Ash Wednesday -- ...

Can the Catholic Faith Help Overcome Depression?Deborah Castellano Lubov

VATICAN CITY, August 22, 2014 (Zenit.org) - Scientific research shows that a person who seeks to be close to God finds fullness in living and can attain greater stability, says a psychological expert ...