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Nation/World

Reconciliation With God, Others is Key to Peace, Pope Says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – For peace in the family, community and nation, people need to recognize their faults and...

Laudato Si and Climate Change Efforts

A grassroots volunteer group: Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Silicon Valley Chapter (CCL) held a forum at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish on November 11. It was...

Nothing can Keep God from Seeking Those Who Stray, Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – There is no such thing as a soul that is lost forever, only people who are waiting to be found,...

‘Laudato Si’ at one year: Catholics Inspired to Act on Climate Change

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Thinking green is not easy. Nor is it always cheap. But for St. Michael Parish in Poway, California, north of San...

Pope-Patriarch Meeting Historic, Observers say, but Substance is Key

(Editor’s note: The Pope was traveling to Cuba at the time of publication. See the March 1 issue of The Valley Catholic for more...

Administration’s Immigration Plan’s Impact on Family ‘Deeply Troubling,’ says Bishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) – The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee said Jan. 30 that the Catholic bishops welcomed the Trump administration’s proposal to...

Vatican Canon Law Official Explains Provisions of ‘Amoris Laetitia’

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – The provisions of “Amoris Laetitia” allow people in irregular marriage situations access to the sacraments only if...

Leave Mass With a Greater Desire to Give Christian Witness, Pope Says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The final words at Mass – “Go in peace” – are an invitation to Christians to proclaim God’s blessings through...

Basketball Helps Priests Teach New Jersey Students About Vocations

HOLMDEL, N.J. (CNS) – Students at Saint John Vianney High School expected their recent pep rally to be fun, colorful and filled with good-natured...

Encuentro Delegates Urged to Bring Others to ‘New Encounter’ With Christ

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez urged the crowd at the archdiocesan “V Encuentro” January 27 to bring “the people...