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  • Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries of God's mercy

    ROME (CNS) -- Like the disciples, who experienced Jesus' divine mercy after the resurrection, all Christians are called to become missionaries, sharing the Gospel of God's love and mercy with others, Pope Francis said. "Today Jesus tells us, too, 'Peace ...

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  • Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries of God's mercy

    ROME (CNS) -- Like the disciples, who experienced Jesus' divine mercy after the resurrection, all Christians are called to become missionaries, sharing the Gospel of God's love and mercy with others, Pope Francis said. "Today Jesus tells us, too, 'Peace ...

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  • Cardinal Cassidy, Vatican's former top ecumenist, dies at 96

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Australian Cardinal Edward I. Cassidy, a longtime Vatican diplomat and former president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, died April 10 at the age of 96 in Newcastle, Australia. He celebrated his 80th birthday ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Last Friday, the Papal Foundation organized a Zoom meeting with some of our supporters to help them to better understand the kinds of activities that are being supported by the foundation. The main speaker of the gathering was Archbishop Joseph Marino, ...

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  • Ordination Class of 2021: Deacon Robert LeBlanc

    This is the first in a series of articles profiling the five men who will be ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Boston at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on May 22. BRIGHTON -- Even though he spent his childhood in Libertyville, a town ...

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Friday, the Papal Foundation organized a Zoom meeting with some of our supporters to help them to better understand the kinds of activities that are being supported by the foundation. The main speaker of the gathering was Archbishop Joseph Marino, who is now the head of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, which trains the nuncios and diplomats of the Holy See. It was consoling to hear him speak, realizing that he is the person who is training nuncios for the Holy Father, because he really wants the nuncios to be good priests and good shepherds. It was very encouraging.

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Ordination Class of 2021: Deacon Robert LeBlanc


This is the first in a series of articles profiling the five men who will be ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Boston at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on May 22. BRIGHTON -- Even though he spent his childhood in Libertyville, a town north of Chicago, Deacon Robert LeBlanc has always considered Boston his home.

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Educational palliative care series premieres on CatholicTV


WATERTOWN -- A new original series called "Talking of Palliative Care" premiered this week on the CatholicTV Network. The 13-part series introduces viewers to the subject of palliative care through conversations between Dr. Karen O'Brien, director of Inpatient Palliative Care at Massachusetts General Hospital, and MC Sullivan RN MTS JD, chief healthcare ethicist for the Archdiocese of Boston.

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