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Nation/World

Oregon Catholic father of Four Killed trying to Protect Fellow Passengers

By Ed Langlois Catholic News Service PORTLAND, Ore. – On a crowded Portland commuter train May 26, a selfless Catholic father of four stepped forward to...

Priest says Egypt’s Christians Feel they Could be Martyrs at Any Time

By Catholic News Service CAIRO – Christians in Egypt “are getting to this idea that we could be a martyr at any moment,” the spokesman...

Christians Share Hope, not ‘Vinegar of Bitterness,’ Pope says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Christians are called to be “sowers of hope,” consoling and defending the poor and anyone in need,...

College Presidents Appeal to Homeland Security for Meeting on ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Worried about the fate of some of their students, more than 65 college presidents representing U.S. Catholic institutions asked for a...

Bishop Commends Ghana’s Plan to Hand Back Management of Mission Schools

ACCRA, Ghana (CNS) – The government of Ghana has indicated it might be making a move to return management and supervision of mission schools...

Spiritual Writings of Canada’s First Bishop Available in English

QUEBEC CITY (CNS) – It took three centuries, but the writings of Canada’s first bishop are now available in English. The book, “The Spiritual...

Military Archdiocese Completes Phase in Cause for Vietnam-era Chaplain

WASHINGTON (CNS) – A tribunal of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services has wrapped up its nearly four-year inquiry into whether the life...

Pope: Get a Spiritual EKG to Make Sure Heart Pulsates with Holy Spirit

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Never speak, act or make a decision without first listening to the Holy Spirit, who moves, troubles...

Fatima Seers Become Church’s Youngest Non-Martyred Saints

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service FATIMA, Portugal – Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children...

Pope, Coptic Patriarch Honor Martyrs, Urge Unity for Peace

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service CAIRO – Placing flowers, lighting a candle and praying at the site where dozens of Coptic Orthodox Christians were killed...