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Colombian Youths Must Teach Elders to Forgive, to Move on

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service BOGOTA, Colombia – As Colombia strives to build a lasting peace, the country’s elders need the encouragement and insistence of...

U.S. Bishops, Other Catholic Groups Back Conscience Protection Bill

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and 32 other organizations have signed a joint letter of support for the...

Saint John Paul Gave his Life ‘Completely to God through Mary’...

NEW YORK (CNS) – Saint John Paul II “looked at the world with Mary’s eyes and saw man in need of mercy,” the postulator...

Respect, Don’t Just Tolerate Other Religions, Vatican Officials say

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Peace and harmony will not result from members of different religions simply tolerating each other; respect and appreciation of customs...

Franciscans in Holy Land Sow Peace, Fraternity, Respect, Pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The Franciscans assisting the Christian minority and caring for the churches and shrines in the Holy Land are “ambassadors” of...

USCCB President, Pope Call for Prayers After ‘Unspeakable Terror’

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – The nation has experienced “yet another night filled with unspeakable terror,” and “we need to pray and to take...

Reverend King’s Words on Nonviolence Need to be Lived Today, Speakers...

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) – The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s support of nonviolence to bring about social change applies as much...

Martyred Priest ‘Always Served Those Most in Need’

By Tony Gutierrez Catholic News Service OKLAHOMA CITY – Wearing a red and black traditional Guatemalan shirt that had belonged to martyred U.S. priest Father Stanley...

Bruised, not Broken: Pope Encourages Colombians to Pursue Peace

CARTAGENA, Colombia (CNS) – Pope Francis said he had no magic words or special recipes for Colombians seeking peace, but rather he wanted to...

Bishops Form New Body to Address ‘Sin of Racism’ That ‘Afflicts’...

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Saying there is an “urgent need” to address “the sin of racism” in the country and find solutions to...