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Mother Mary Angelica (1923-2016), through the years

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Pope to Armenian Orthodox: ‘Let Us Race Towards Full Communion!’

‘With great joy, we are walking together on a journey that has already taken us far,’ the Holy Father declared today at an ecumenical meeting in Yerevan, Armenia.

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Raymond Arroyo’s Catholic ‘Indiana Jones’ for Kids

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Faith Is Not a Relic of the Past, Pope Tells Armenian Pilgrims

Pope Francis delivered his homily during Mass at Vartanants Square in Gyumri, the main event of his second day in the country.

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How Pope Benedict XV and Holy See Tried to Stop Armenian Genocide

German author and researcher Michael Hesemann discusses the Vatican’s efforts to bring an end to the killings of Armenian Christians carried out by the Ottoman Empire.

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Pope Francis in Armenia: ‘Spirit of Ecumenism’ Helps Promote Christian Witness

The Pope reflected on the nation’s Christian legacy, saying he thanked God “for the light of faith kindled” in Armenia, which has given it a “particular identity and made it a herald of Christ among the nations.”

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What the Pope Says All Humanity Can Learn from Armenian Genocide

On the first day of his visit to Armenia, Pope Francis delivered remarks for Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan and other political and civil leaders, touching on the 'Great Evil' that struck their people.

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Jesuit Father Thomas Reese Appointed Chair of U.S. International Religious Freedom Commission

First appointed to the commission by President Obama in 2014, Father Reese succeeds Robert George as its chairman.

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Britain Needs More Than Brexit

COMMENTARY: Yesterday’s vote will enhance British democracy, but only a spiritual revival can successfully address the major issues confronting the U.K. and other Western nations.

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Archbishop Wenski: ‘Religious Freedom Has Foundation in Dignity of the Human Person’

Miami archbishop’s homily at ‘Fortnight for Freedom’ opening Mass hailed Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher — and criticized ‘religious blame’ in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre.

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