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The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is expected to formally assess the evidence and defense within the next week.
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The Holy Father reflected Jan. 6 on the Wise Men, who, bearing gifts, came to see the Child Jesus in Bethlehem.
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COMMENTARY: Until Jesus Christ, celibacy was virtually unknown. Our Lord’s celibacy revealed the essence of his mission, and manifested him as the Bridegroom of the Church.
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In a special weekday Angelus address, the Holy Father connected the imagery of the Child Jesus in the crib to his burial after the Crucifixion.
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On Christmas, Pope Francis prayed for peace and renewed brotherhood in Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, Nicaragua and other parts of the world experiencing conflict.
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The conference aimed to develop ‘best practices’ for addressing the touchy question of how to handle the growing number of closed churches and sacred places.
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The issue has so far been avoided by those preparing for the event, but now is highlighted in the wake of Francis’ recent forceful remarks about the problem.
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The Holy Father will travel to Bulgaria and Macedonia May 5-7, 2019, with a stop in the saint’s hometown of Skopje.
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The Pope sent letters to Cardinals George Pell, Francisco Javier Errazuriz and Laurent Monsengwo at the end of October to thank them for their service.
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The Holy See is one of the new agreement’s strongest supporters, but the Trump administration has rejected it as an unjustified intrusion on national sovereignty.
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The Dec. 8 beatification of the 19 Algerian martyrs will be held at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Holy Cross in Oran.
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Francis had a festive time and gave residents a holiday treat.
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The new body aims to realize Pope Francis’ desire to promote greater unity throughout the movement and enhance its key role in the Church’s evangelical and ecumenical outreach.
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Included is formation of a new oversight body for verifying departmental compliance with regulations and procedures.
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In his catechesis for the weekly general audience Dec. 5, the Holy Father began a new series on the Our Father.
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This means that the Holy See’s financial transfers will be considered to take place within the European Union’s system.
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The Center for Child Protection (CCP), part of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, is offering a new two-year licentiate master’s degree to combat and prevent child abuse.
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‘Only the mercy of God heals the heart,’ he emphasized at his Nov. 21 general audience.
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Visiting exhibition of 54 Russian icons and masterpieces opened at the Vatican Tuesday.
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In his weekly catechesis, the Holy Father reflected on the Eighth Commandment.
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Cardinal Marc Ouellet told the Register that he wished to offer ‘reassurance that the Congregation [for Bishops] is working for the best evaluation and accompaniment of the American episcopate’s questions.’
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Malta prelate was appointed adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Nov. 13.
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Pope Francis will visit the cities of Rabat and Casablanca, a Nov. 13 message stated.
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USCCB head said the bishops have not lessened their resolve for action and that they are not pleased by the Holy See’s decision.
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The instruction to delay consideration of a new ‘Code of Conduct’ for bishops, creation of a lay-led investigative body came directly from the Holy See, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo told USCCB meeting.
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The Holy Father noted that the feast day of St. Martin of Tours falls on Armistice Day.
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The religious brother of the Christian Brothers was shot to death in February 1982. He was 37 years old.
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Boston prelate takes over from Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who served in the position for eight years.
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Francis spoke of love of God and neighbor as well as the holy witness of Blessed Mother Clelia Merloni Nov. 4.