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Bishop Tobin: Changes Needed in Approach, not Teaching, on Divorce

The Providence-R.I. shepherd discussed the upcoming synod and how the Church can respond to the needs of its divorced and remarried faithful in a column in his diocesan newspaper.

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Vatican Commission for Protection of Minors Sets Oct. 4-5 Meeting

Pope Francis' council of cardinal advisers just concluded their sixth round of meetings Sept. 15-17.

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Cardinal Dolan: Ukraine ‘Flowing With Blood’

New York’s archbishop urges U.S. Catholics to respond to the pleas of Ukraine’s Greek Catholic bishops.

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Ebola Epidemic Is ‘a Transnational Issue’

While Church officials in the U.S. lauded the country’s involvement and President Obama’s plan to combat the spread of the disease in Africa, they said other nations and agencies need to do their part.

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Pope Francis: Through Evangelization, Faithful Show Church’s Catholicity

'The Spirit compels us to encounter our brothers and sisters, even those most distant from us in every way, to share with them the love, peace and joy of the risen Lord,' the Holy Father said.

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Pope Francis to Make One-Day Journey to Albania

The Holy Father is scheduled to visit the Balkan birthplace of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Sept. 21.

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Chinese-Speaking World Gets First Parish Dedicated to St. John Paul II

Archbishop Peter Chen-Chung Liu of the Diocese of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, presided at the Mass of Inauguration and Consecration on Sept. 6, with 20 priests concelebrating and more than 1,200 faithful in attendance.

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Catholic Church in Cuba Sets New Pastoral Plan for Evangelization

‘On the Road to Emmaus’ offers a three-part reflection on the social and political reality and on the Church in the country.

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