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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...

A Once in a Lifetime Blessing

A once in a lifetime blessing was bestowed on Francesca Amato, daughter of Michael and Bianca. Michael, Bianca and Francesca, members of Saint Martin...

A little bit Country: Pope Looks at the Nitty-Gritty of Family...

  By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis’ hymn to love and family life is more like a country song than a Disney...

Church and Society must Learn from Families

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and...

Schedule for Pope Francis’ Journey to the U.S.

Click here to watch the live stream from Catholic News Service. Schedule for Pope Francis' September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States of America...

Contemplate, Give Thanks, Protect: Pope Francis Prays for Creation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Leading prayers for the safeguarding of creation, Pope Francis prayed that people would learn to contemplate God in the beauty...

Laudato Si, Nostra Aetate Anniversary inspire Catholic-Jewish Relations

By Gabe Paoletti Interfaith Summer Intern, Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Pope Francis’ recent encyclical Laudato Si’ calls on all people worldwide,...

Cuban Church Officials say they need Pope Francis, ‘Missionary of Mercy’

WASHINGTON -- Ever since Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba was announced, Cuban church officials have billed him as the “missionary of mercy.” And it’s...

Divorced and Remarried are Not Excommunicated, Pope says

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  -- Catholics who have divorced and are civilly remarried “are not, in fact, excommunicated -- they are not...