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During day-trip Mass, Francis reminds faithful: ‘It’s beautiful to be couriers of hope, simple and joyful distributors of the Easter alleluia.’
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“The Sign of the Cross expresses the seal of Christ,” Francis said, quoting the Catechism. “The cross is imprinted in us as an ‘Easter’ mark.”
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Summer schedule follows less than a year after the choir’s first U.S. performance in three decades, which took place last September.
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Edward Pentin
China’s Communist government still wants an agreement over bishops’ appointments, but the Vatican appears more ambivalent in the face of criticism and recent problematic developments.
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Father Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly was noted for his punctuality, discipline, piety and fraternal charity.
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Pope Francis offered Mass in the morning for Father Benedict and sent him a greeting afterward, the Vatican said.
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Shepherds in the English-speaking world applaud Gaudete et Exsultate.
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Matthew E. Bunson
ANALYSIS: Upon the second anniversary of the apostolic exhortation, bishops continue to be divided about its implementation.
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Pope Francis chose a group of Italian high-school students to write the meditations for his Good Friday Way of the Cross at the Colosseum.
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Christ ‘never abandons us; he never tires of forgiving us. He loves us so much,’ Francis said March 29.
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‘A priest who is close to his people walks among them with the closeness and tenderness of a good shepherd,’ Francis said March 29.
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Bishop Vincent Guo Xijin of Mindong, who is loyal to the Holy See, was detained Monday.
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At Holy Week audience, Francis said Christ transforms hearts and warned against ‘fake Christians’ who do not follow Jesus.
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Pre-synod document released March 24, is the product of discussion with young people.
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Looking to the cross means to challenge and question oneself about one’s actions and choices, the Holy Father said.
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The cardinal’s hearing is scheduled to conclude March 29.
Commentary
Father Raymond J. de Souza
ANALYSIS
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On Wednesday Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Msgr. Dario Edoardo Viganò.
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Francis encourages young people to ask tough questions at pre-synod launch.
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NEWS ANALYSIS
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Conclusion of a yearlong trial ends with removal from office.
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The visit will be March 17.
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Portions of a letter written by Benedict XVI regarding Pope Francis’ philosophical and theological formation were blurred, the AP reported.
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Pope emeritus says new books about Francis ‘help to show the inner continuity between the two pontificates, even with all of the differences of style and temperament.’
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JD Flynn
COMMENTARY
Editorial
The Editors
EDITORIAL: The Church 'proclaims Jesus as the only Savior of the whole human person and of all humanity,' reads Placuit Deo, a letter released by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF).
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Msgr. Anthony Figueiredo, a Vatican consultant and regular visitor to China, discusses the Chinese bishops’ rationale for the impending rapprochement between the Vatican and the Chinese government.
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Pope Francis has recognized a second miracle for each of them.
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Catholic News Agency
Nothing is official yet, Vatican has stressed.
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The plan focuses on encouraging marriages, fostering the ministry of accompaniment and building welcoming parish communities.