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    BRAINTREE -- Virginia Fierro met St. Padre Pio back when she was 14 and still living in Italy, and on Sept. 21, she had the chance to venerated his heart. Sitting in a pew in St. Leonard's Church in Boston's North End, Fierro said she lived in Italy ...

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  • Different reasons draw faithful to venerate St. Padre Pio

    BRAINTREE -- Virginia Fierro met St. Padre Pio back when she was 14 and still living in Italy, and on Sept. 21, she had the chance to venerated his heart. Sitting in a pew in St. Leonard's Church in Boston's North End, Fierro said she lived in Italy ...

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  • The modern -- and little known -- miracles of Padre Pio

    Rome, Italy, Sep 22, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- Known around the globe as simply “Padre Pio,” Saint Pio of Pietrelcina has been called one of the “most active” saints in the Church, and continues to work miracles for those who pray ...

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  • The Supreme Court probably won't approve polygamy. Here's why.

    Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- A polygamous family featured on a reality TV show has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a law intended to combat polygamy, but one attorney doubts their case will prevail. “Here, the proposed ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    As I mentioned last week, I am currently in Rome for meetings and activities connected with the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and the C-9 Council of Cardinals. As I left off last week, the Commission for the Protection of Minors ...

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The modern -- and little known -- miracles of Padre Pio


Rome, Italy, Sep 22, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- Known around the globe as simply “Padre Pio,” Saint Pio of Pietrelcina has been called one of the “most active” saints in the Church, and continues to work miracles for those who pray through his intercession.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


As I mentioned last week, I am currently in Rome for meetings and activities connected with the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and the C-9 Council of Cardinals. As I left off last week, the Commission for the Protection of Minors was in the midst of our meetings, which went from Thursday afternoon through Sunday. We had a very productive session and the work of the commission goes on. In this gathering we addressed the Day of Prayer for survivors and victims of sexual abuse that the different bishops' conferences are working to implement, the Holy Father's Motu Proprio "As a Loving Mother," and the upcoming launch of our new web page. Meanwhile, we continue to give trainings for bishops' conferences and other Church leaders.

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Corcoran family to chair Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary Lawn Party


John Corcoran is a sports fan, and whether it's Harvard, the New England Patriots, or the Boston Red Sox, you can be sure that he is cheering on his favorite teams every weekend. But John also is a fan of another group of men who live in the quiet, small town of Weston. In addition to being the founder and president of Trinity Partners, a global life sciences consulting company, John Corcoran is on the Board of the Catholic Leadership Institute, and for the past two years has been a member of the board for Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary.

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