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Pope's October prayer intentions
The Vatican has released the prayer intentions of Pope Francis for October 2014.
The Pope's universal prayer intention is: "That Lord may grant peace to those parts of the world most ...
South Sudan: government again threatens to close down Catholic radio station
Government officials in South Sudan have threatened to close down a Catholic radio state, the Fides news service reports.
In August the government shut down Radio Bakhita, in the ...
Cardinal Müller: don't deconstruct Gospel to make life easier
The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) warned the faithful against trying to make Christian life easy, in a homily preached in Cordoba, Spain.
"We can ...
Child-porn cache found on former nuncio's computer
A huge collection of child pornography has reportedly been discovered on the computer used by Jozef Wesolowski, the former apostolic nuncio who has been laicized after being recalled to ...
Pope Francis: the Holy Spirit's charisms are meant for others
Pope Francis devoted his October 1 general audience to the charisms of the Holy Spirit.
A charism, he said, is more than a personal quality: it is a gift of God, a grace bestowed ...
Interview with Wisconsin spouses who will take part in synod
Catholic World Report has published an interview with Jeff and Alice Heinzen, who will take part as auditors in the upcoming Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.
Russian Orthodox leader denies being mouthpiece of government policy
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has denied that he is a mouthpiece for Russian government policy.
Patriarch Kirill's comment follows a statement by the head of the Ukrainian ...
Funeral company files $250M suit against archdiocese
Alleging breach of contract, a funeral-home company has filed a $250-million lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
In 1997, the archdiocese granted a 40-year lease to S.E. ...
Hong Kong cardinal urges restraint in dealing with protestors
Cardinal John Tong of Hong Kong has urged the region's government to exercise restraint in addressing pro-democracy student protests.
The prelate called for "restraint in deployment of ...
Aid Africa's refugees, prevent conflicts, says Holy See diplomat
A leading Vatican diplomat called upon the international community to aid Africa's refugees and to work to prevent conflicts on the continent.
Speaking at a September 30 meeting of the ...