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Refugees, Displaced Take Center Stage at Middle East Consistory

‘We are suffering … we feel that we are isolated and that we are forgotten,’ said Patriarch Sako of Babylon.

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St. John Paul II: The Pope of Marriage and the Family


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Brazilian Presidential Candidates Downplay Religious and Social Issues

Incumbent Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aécio Neves shy from controversy, after a third candidate’s campaign collapsed following a flip-flop on same-sex ‘marriage.’

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Pope: The Church Is a Beautiful and Visible Sign of the Love of Christ

The Holy Father focused on building up the Body of Christ at his Oct. 22 general audience.

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Minnesota Dioceses Settle Abuse Cases, Pledge to Protect Children

Former priest Thomas Adamson admitted to the sexual molestation of at least 10 teens while working as a priest in the Diocese of Winona and the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Catholics Remember St. John Paul II’s Personal Impact on Inaugural Feast

The ‘Pope of the Family’ touched the hearts of millions, and he continues to inspire as the Church celebrates his saintly feast for the first time.

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Archbishop Chaput’s Advice for Christians Today: Work, Pray, Love

The Philadelphia archbishop’s comments came in his Oct. 20 Erasmus Lecture.

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