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A statue of Our Lady of Fatima passes by the Supreme Court Building during the March for Life Jan. 22 in Washington. (Photo by Jeff Bruno)

Vatican: Bishops Are Not Being Told to Cover Up Abuse

Media reports are wrong to claim that the Vatican is telling new bishops that they don’t have to report sexual abuse, Holy See spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said.

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Marching Off to Mercy: Pope Francis Commissions Jubilee Year Missionaries

Father Raymond J. De Souza, who is one of the Missionaries of Mercy, reports from Rome about this signature Year of Mercy moment.

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A Chat With Joseph Fiennes, Star of Historical Thriller ‘Risen’

The star of Shakespeare in Love talks about his latest film as a Roman tribune who must investigate the disappearance of Jesus’ body and his followers who claim him risen from the dead.

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Dating Has Died at College — This Campaign Hopes to Revive It

The Love and Fidelity Network is helping students navigate romance on campus without having to participate in the ‘hook-up culture.’

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The Pope, the Patriarch, and the Pan-Orthodox Council

Pope Francis’ unprecedented meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill is linked to another impending historical event — the first council in 1,200 years of all Orthodox leaders

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We Live, Move and Have Our Being in God’s Forgiveness

COMMENTARY: A particularly effective Lenten exercise during the Year of Mercy is to put into practice Pope Francis’ teaching on how God’s grace makes it possible to forgive ourselves, our families and our enemies.

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How Hebrew Catholics Live Lent Well

The Jewish heritage of Hebrew Catholics adds another spiritual dimension to the Church’s journey these 40 days.

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Sex-Abuse Commission Member’s Suspension Overshadows Vatican Meeting

Other members of the commission reportedly voted unanimously in favor of a leave of absence for Peter Saunders, who has generated controversy since his appointment in 2014.

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Pope Francis: During Lent, May We Keep Our Gaze ‘Fixed on the Crucified’

The Holy Father addressed the missionaries of mercy on Feb. 10, telling them that their mandate is to be a sign and instrument of God’s forgiveness.

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Lent, Fasting and the Purpose of Prayer

COMMENTARY: In this season, we correct the orientation of our hearts, and through prayer, we put God first.

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Pope on Ash Wednesday: Mercy Involves Generosity

On Feb. 10, the Holy Father said the jubilee is time ‘for conversion, so that our hearts can become bigger, more generous, more like a child of God, with more love,’ adding that this includes sharing goods and money with the poor.

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