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Greed, selfishness corrupt beauty of God's creation, pope says
By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Humanity's greed and selfishness can turn creation into a sad and desolate world instead of the sign of God's love that it was meant to be, Pope Francis...
Grass-roots leaders join call for 'disrupting' oppression that hurts many
IMAGE: CNS/Dennis Sadowski By Dennis Sadowski MODESTO, Calif. (CNS) -- Affirming that all human life is sacred and all people are "protagonists of their future," more than 600 grass-roots...
Be ashamed when tempted to use church for power struggles, pope says
By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Whenever one is tempted to use the church for pursuing personal ambitions or to be arrogant, pray to feel ashamed, Pope Francis said. When the competitive bug...
Populism fueling self-centered rejection of migrants, pope says
IMAGE: CNS photo/LOsservatore Romano By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Indifference, fueled by populist rhetoric in today's world, fans the flames of rejection that threaten the rights...
Pope's tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn't like you
IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden ROME (CNS) -- A practical first step toward holiness -- as well as for assuring peace in one's family and in the world -- is to pray for a person who has caused
Pope Audience: ‘Hope helps to see beyond negativity of present’
(Vatican Radio) Self-centeredness and sin corrupt the beauty of Creation, but God does not abandon humanity and turns Creation’s groans into hope for new life. That was at the heart of Pope...
Pope sends telegramme for death of Irish Cardinal Connell
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a telegramme of condolences for the death of the former Archbishop of Dublin, Cardinal Desmond Connell, who died on Monday at the age of 90 following a long...
Pope Francis appeals for ‘suffering South Sudan’
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed for the hard-hit people of South Sudan, “where a fratricidal conflict is compounded by a severe food crisis which has hit the Horn of Africa region and
Vatican to Security Council: enforce Ukraine ceasefire
(Vatican Radio) The Vatican on Tuesday said “all necessary steps should be taken to enforce the ceasefire and to implement the measures agreed upon” in Ukraine. The Permanent Observer of the Holy See
Pope at Mass: ‘Holy shame overcomes temptation of ambition’
(Vatican Radio) “May the Lord give us the grace of ‘holy shame’ before the temptation of ambition.” That was Pope Francis’ message at daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday, saying that the...
National Catholic Register
Battle Begins to Defund Planned Parenthood
By Peter Jesserer Smith | WASHINGTON — Congress has taken its first step toward disentangling federal funds from Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortion, as well as...
Vatican to Use ‘Systematic Surveillance’ to Protect Papal Images from Illegal Use
By Edward Pentin | The Vatican announced today it would be using “systematic surveillance activities” to protect images of Pope Francis and the Holy See in order to prevent them being illegally used.
The First Woman to Earn a Doctorate in Computer Science Was a Nun
By Angelo Stagnaro | Stories like this warm the faithful cockles of my Catholic heart. However, I can imagine it must burn the collective britches of fundamentalist atheists everywhere. And I can...
Fostering Young Vocations, The Reformation is Over So Why Aren’t You Catholic, and More Links!
By Tito Edwards | Fostering Young Vocations (Part 5) – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement The Reformation is Over So Why Aren’t You Catholic? - K. Albert Little, The Cordial
Make Peace With Your Brother
By Sherry Antonetti | If we want a better virtual and actual community, we're going to have to learn to do something better than tolerate each other. My son didn't want to forgive his sister. I