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In a letter Bishop Conley wrote: “Jesus Christ is the Divine Physician, who offers us the grace of healing. I entrust myself to the healing power of Christ, and the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary."
Ed Condon/CNA
In an email dated April 1, 2014, Deputy Commissioner Graham Ashton advised Charlie Morton, assistant director of media and corporate communications for the Victoria police department, not to make a media appearance in response to the “Lawyer X” scandal, because forthcoming announcements about Cardinal Pell could distract media and public attention.
Courtney Mares/CNA
Pope Francis began his 50th ordination anniversary with a private morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta with all of the cardinals present in Rome.
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
In a press conference before the event, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, discussed the importance of palliative care, which focuses on alleviating suffering and improving quality of life.
Matt Hadro/CNA
Turkey has long denied that the genocide took place, claiming that the number of those killed was far less than is commonly estimated and that many deaths were due to the ongoing First World War.
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Four diocesan bishops gathered for formal consultations on the topic “The Sexuality of Man – How should one discuss it scientifically-theologically and judge it ecclesiastically?” in the German capital on Dec 5.
Matt Hadro/CNA
At Thursday’s summit, both the President and his daughter Ivanka, who serves as an advisor to the president, pushed for paid family leave as a next step in policy, and President Trump emphasized the importance of “expanded access to quality, affordable child care.”
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Bishop Soto of Sacramento said the subpoenas “will move us toward our shared goal of ensuring that the safeguards in place for our children are working as they should."
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Patti Armstrong
Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Americas and of the unborn, giving us great hope to overcome the culture of death of today.
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
A priest of the Saint Paul and Minneapolis archdiocese, Bishop-elect Donald Edward DeGrood has been pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish in Savage, Minnesota since 2017.
Matthew Bunson
The new poll released today finds a deep divide between Catholics who are active in the practice of the faith and those who are not.
Msgr. Charles Pope
If one in a state of mortal sin — no matter what the sin — has not sacramentally confessed and been absolved, he must not receive Holy Communion. There are no exceptions.
Father Raymond J. de Souza
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