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Cardinal Caffarra explains the reasons behind the dubiaCatholic News Agency

Bologna, Italy, Jan 16, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- In an interview with an Italian daily published Saturday, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra discussed at length the questions which exist about the interpretation of ...

Cardinal O'Malley: 'We join in the national mourning'Cardinal Sean P. O'malley

(Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley issued the following statement July 8 in the wake of the ambush of Dallas police officers July 7 that left 5 officers dead and 7 wounded.) The assassination of five members ...

'Whenever I use city water, I always pray': A day as a Flint momMakielah Conway

Editor's Note: The routine of running an energetic home with two teenagers and a pre-teen took on a whole new dimension for Makielah Conway when the Flint water crisis seeped into her residence. Raised ...

Pope's Homily at Cemetery on All Saints DayStaff Reporter

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We heard Jesus in the Gospel who teaches his disciples and the crowd gathered on the hill near Lake Galilee (cf. Matthew 5:1-12). The word of the risen ...

A historic papal visit... in 1979Thomas Lester

In the spirit of Pope Francis' recent visit to the United States, let us remember the last time the Roman Pontiff visited the City of Boston. In fact, it was this month, 36 years ago, that Pope John ...

Ash Wednesday is more than just ashesDonis Tracy Pilot Correspondent

Walk through any school, supermarket, subway or shopping center next Wednesday and you are likely to find Catholics marked with the sign of the cross in dark ashes on their forehead. Ash Wednesday -- ...

Can the Catholic Faith Help Overcome Depression?Deborah Castellano Lubov

VATICAN CITY, August 22, 2014 (Zenit.org) - Scientific research shows that a person who seeks to be close to God finds fullness in living and can attain greater stability, says a psychological expert ...

An open Internet: It's not just for computers anymoreMark Pattison

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Imagine being able to use your television like a computer, in pretty much the same way smartphones have computing capabilities. Now imagine that you want to give generously during ...