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Devil is real, Pope reminds congregation
The existence of the devil is not a myth, Pope Francis reminded his congregation at a morning Mass on October 30.
The Pope remarked that "in this generation, like so many others, people ...
Syrian bishops ask world leader: stop sending weapons
The Catholic bishops of Syria have issued a plea to world leaders to stop sending weapons into the war-torn country, the Fides news service reports.
"The powers of the world must know ...
Pope meets with Old Catholic leaders, suggests cooperation in 'confused' Europe
Pope Francis met on October 30 with representatives of the Old Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Union of Utrecht, a group that split from Rome in the late 19th century over the question ...
Petition against planned speech by Gloria Steinem at Catholic college
Pro-family activists in Wisconsin have launched a petition asking St. Norbert College to cancel a lecture by the Gloria Steinem.
Steinem, the founder of Ms magazine and a veteran ...
Vatican finally releases English translation of official Synod report
The Vatican has released the final report from the October meeting of the Synod of Bishops, in multiple translations.
Although the Italian-language original of the final document had ...
US bishops to vote on revised directives for healthcare partnerships
At its November meeting in Baltimore, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will vote on whether to revise the text of "Forming New Partnerships with Health Care ...
Houston withdraws subpoena for pastors' sermons on homosexuality, gender identity
City officials in Houston have withdrawn subpoenas demanding that five pastors turn over "all speeches, presentations, or sermons related to ... homosexuality or gender identity prepared ...
Pope requests prayers for Mexico
Pope Francis has requested prayers for Mexico as authorities investigate what happened to 43 students in Iguala on September 26.
Investigators have found that local police kidnapped the ...
Right to life is foundation of all human rights, Vatican envoy tells UN
At an October 29 UN meeting devoted to human rights, the Holy See's Permanent Observer said that "the right to life as enshrined in natural law and protected by international human rights ...
Sistine Chapel gets new lighting, air conditioning
The Sistine Chapel has installed a new lighting and air conditioning system which will better preserve Michelangelo's frescoes, the Associated Press reported.
In the past two decades, ...