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Shakespeare at 450: Slaying the Anti-Catholic Dragons

COMMENTARY: The considerable evidence for the Bard’s Catholicism is rooted in the solid facts of his life and in the theological, philosophical and moral truths to be found in his work.

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Postulators Reflect on Humanity of John Paul II, John XXIII

The soon-to-be-canonized popes were not without human limitations, but both displayed saintly characteristics that were evident from a young age.

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Arizona Law Allows Unannounced Inspections at Abortion Centers

The new law removes special rules for abortion facilities that exempted them from the health-and-safety requirements imposed on other medical providers.

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Pope Gives Easter Treats to Hospitalized Children

The Holy Father sent chocolate eggs during Holy Week to the children in the oncology unit at Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital.

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Strength and Solidarity at the 118th Boston Marathon

Last year’s tragedy provides motivation for some of the 36,000 participants in the world’s oldest annual marathon.

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Philippines Issues New Stamps of Blessed John Paul II, John XXIII

The country’s postmaster said a large delegation of Filipinos is heading to Rome for the canonization ceremonies.

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Roncalli’s Eyes Were Always on the Prize

Special Section: John Paul II & John XXIII: Papal Saints for the New Evangelization

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Pope Francis Names Coptic Priest Second Personal Secretary

Msgr. Yoannis Lahzi Gaid had been translating the Holy Father’s general audiences into Arabic.

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