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Joan Frawley Desmond
Pope Francis approved the revision of Catholic teaching calling the death penalty 'inadmissible' and explaining how the language builds upon preceding magisterium of recent popes.
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Matthew E. Bunson
Events culminated with the election of the first non-Italian pope in 462 years.
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Paul Senz
ANALYSIS: A Look Back at Papal History 40 Years Later
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When a person puts an object or a philosophy above God, it hinders the ability to experience real love, the Holy Father said Wednesday.
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Edward Pentin
But to date, Cardinal Maradiaga has not responded publicly to the allegations regarding his archdiocesan seminary.
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Joan Frawley Desmond
Teaching the truth about contraception starts there.
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Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio, who died at the age of 19 from bone cancer, will be declared a saint Oct. 14.
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On Saturday, the Holy Father presided at a marriage Mass being held at a small chapel in the Vatican Gardens.
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Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Holy See observer to the U.N., spoke July 13 at concluding session of intergovernmental negotiations on migration.
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Edward Pentin
Analysts who spoke with the Register stressed that any reinterpretations must be in full doctrinal continuity with Paul VI’s countercultural message.
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Vatican to host November conference addressing the growing interest in protecting the historic and cultural significance of unused sacred spaces.
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‘For a Middle East without Christians would not be the Middle East,’ said Francis, who also prayed in front of the relics of St. Nicholas over the weekend.
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Priests, theologians and lay pastoral workers respond to comments suggesting priests lack experience to offer programs for engaged couples.
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The longtime Vatican diplomat died Thursday in Connecticut after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
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Judy Roberts
Diocesan action plans provide tips on how to better live out Pope Francis’ call for better care of our common home.
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The instruction was created in response to requests from bishops for clarity on the role and mission of consecrated virgins.
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On Thursday, Francis created 14 cardinals at a consistory ceremony.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Bishop of Rome’s support is being called upon by two sides of Eastern Orthodoxy over the creation of a new independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
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Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella, who admitted guilt, was given a five-year prison sentence and fine of 5,000 euro at the close of his two-day trial.
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Francis centered his June 24 Angelus on the Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist, highlighting faith and the mission of parents.
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Pope Francis touched on an array of topics, including ecumenism, intercommunion, peace and just war, and refugees.
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Speaking aboard the papal flight from Geneva to Rome June 21, the Pope told journalists that the Code of Canon Law leaves decisions about the criteria for intercommunion to diocesan bishops.
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Lack of unity among Christians is not only ‘openly contrary to the will of Christ,’ but is also ‘a scandal to the world and harms the most holy of causes: the preaching of the Gospel to every creature,’ Francis said June 21.
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Women must continue to be promoted, he said, in Vatican roles.
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Matthew E. Bunson
COMMENTARY: Pope Francis’ visit to Switzerland builds on the legacy of his predecessors.
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Holy Father backs the U.S. bishops’ opposition to the separation of migrant children from their parents at the Mexican border.
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This weekend Pope Francis again stressed God’s vision of the family and the evil of the murder of children.
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Rachel Lanz
A look at ‘Universal Judgment: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel.’
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Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Msgr. Jordi Bertomeu hold meetings as part of mission to help bring healing to the troubled Diocese of Osorno.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Vatican Intervention Seems Necessary