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Fr. Gonzalo Aemilius replaces Fr. Fabian Pedacchio, who served as the pope’s secretary from 2013 to 2019.
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Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, on Monday pointed to a recent Knights of Columbus/Marist poll showing “44% of rank-and-file Democrats want to vote for a candidate who supports common-ground limits on abortion.”
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Pope Francis invited each person to spend a moment on the anniversary in prayer and recollection with “each person saying in his own heart: ‘never again, never again!’”
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Originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the virus has spread to nine countries with 1,975 confirmed cases.
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Pope Francis inaugurated the first Sunday of the Word of God with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica.
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Cardinal Cupich cited the Caravaggio painting “The Calling of St. Matthew,” which depicts Matthew “cornered” by Christ.
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The French Catholic bishops have staunchly opposed the bioethics bill since it was introduced six months ago.
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According to officials, four other people were sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
Sunday Guide
Claire Dwyer
User’s Guide to Sunday, Jan. 26
Features
Roxanne King
“Christianity is fundamentally about friendship,” says the former Register editor in chief and longtime aide to Archbishop Charles Chaput, “and helping each other get to heaven.”
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: For more than 30 years, Archbishop Chaput has been a model of creativity and collaboration in preaching and preserving the Gospel.
Fr. Roger Landry
COMMENTARY: Pope Francis established a new important annual feast, the Sunday of the Word of God, to accentuate the importance sacred Scripture is meant to have in the faith, prayer and lives of believers.