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Patti Armstrong
Outgoing president of EWTN News discusses faith and working for Christ.
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Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, welcomed the appointments, and said that the pope had shown a “special concern for the life and the mission of Archdiocese of Newark.”
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Pope Francis, who is 83 years old, is generally healthy, though he suffers from sciatica and had eye surgery for cataracts last year.
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Fr. Fain said he hopes the relics inspire greater devotion to St. Thérèse herself, along with devotion to her family.
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In a letter to Denver Catholics, Archbishop Aquila praised “the courage of the survivors who have shared the stories of their abuse.”
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According to the Miami Herald, deputies said that Eisel admitted to trying to hurt the deacon, but no information about an incentive behind the attack has been released.
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A Catholic bioethicist says Ali’s case deserves careful medical and ethical judgment, and warns that the U.K. has adopted a “problematic” approach to defining death and proper medical care for the severely brain damaged.
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Turning to priestly formation in particular, Fr. Pias said there is a particular need to accompany seminarians, since “often there are really good, nice people, but sometimes guys also come who are very broken.”
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Pope Francis has wanted to visit Iraq throughout his pontificate, but it has not yet been possible due to the Iraqi Civil War, Iraqi-Kurdish conflict, and continued security concerns in different parts of the country.
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The official death toll of the coronavirus in China is 2,666; more than 77,780 have been infected, according to the government.
Lauretta Brown
The ‘democratic socialist’ candidate has emerged as the clear front-runner for the Democratic Party’s nomination, sparking renewed debate about his controversial campaign platform and political history.
Edward Pentin
As secretary of the German bishops’ conference, the Jesuit priest has shaped the direction of the German Church for the past quarter century and has been a leading figure behind its controversial current ‘synodal path.’
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The president and first lady offered prayers for everyone who is observing Ash Wednesday, and said they wished everyone a “prayerful Lenten journey.”