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    Rome, Italy, Oct 27, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- Helping the victims of human trafficking is not enough – we must go to the root to solve the problem, said one survivor at an event with Pope Francis on Thursday. “When we are spending money only ...



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Obituary: Msgr. Paul J. McManus, Boston's oldest priest dies at 100

When Paul J. McManus was born in Boston on June 6, 1916, the youngest of the three sons of the late Patrick and Mary (Donnelly) McManus, Benedict XV was the pope; Woodrow Wilson was the US President; Tsar Nicholas II was still on his Russian throne; the VI Olympic games were cancelled because of the outbreak of the "Great War" later World War I; and William Cardinal O'Connell was reigning as archbishop of Boston.

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Christ's burial slab uncovered for the first time in centuries

Jerusalem, Israel, Oct 28, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- Have you ever wondered what the tomb of Jesus Christ looks like? National Geographic recently detailed the “moment of revelation” at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which exposed the rock slab on which Christ's body is held to have been placed after his death.

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Medieval crucifix in St. Peter's Basilica 'resurrected' from obscurity

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- His toes curl in pain, his veins bulge from exertion, his bony chest heaves in the last throes of death. The newly restored 14th-century wooden crucified Christ "has been resurrected" from obscurity -- once caked over with dark paint and left forgotten behind an elevator shaft, said Cardinal Angelo Comastri, archpriest of St. Peter's Basilica.

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