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Protestant Leader and Friend of Pope Passes Away

Tony Palmer, a longtime friend of Pope Francis, died July 20 following a motorcycle accident.

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‘Gender Identity’ Theory Seen as Threat to African Families

At a conference in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, African bishops and Vatican representatives of the discussed key issues affecting family life.

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Papal Visit to New York Next Year?

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered the invitation during a meeting yesterday with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

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Sts. John Paul II, Gianna Molla World Meeting of Families Patrons

Archbishop Charles Chaput of the host city, Philadelphia, announced the news Sunday.

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No Catholic Divorce: Grounds and Obstacles to Annulments

The Church’s investigative process into the validity of marriages is strong, but many don’t know how the process works.

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Argentine National Soccer Team Sends Autographed Jersey to Pope

‘Here’s the present the team sent to our Pope Francis!’ team member Maxi Rodriguez said in a post on his Twitter account.

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Priest Opts to Stay With Parishioners in Gaza

Argentinian priest Father Jorge Hernandez, pastor of Holy Family Parish in the Gaza Strip, stayed with his parishioners, despite three missile strikes near his parish earlier this week.

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Pope Mourns Expulsion of Last Christians From Mosul

As the Islamic State forced Christians to flee, the Holy Father reminded Christians that evil in the world comes from the devil, not from God.

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Anti-Woman? Five Reasons the Catholic Church Is the Most Pro-Woman Institution in Existence

COMMENTARY: One doesn’t have to look far to see that the term ‘war on women’ doesn’t apply. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.

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