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The Holy Father spent the sixth anniversary of his election as the 265th successor of St. Peter on a weeklong Lenten retreat.
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Discernment-related message was released in advance of the 56th World Day of Prayer for Vocations.
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The Holy Father said Sunday that the nine Spanish seminarian martyrs beatified this weekend showed how to follow Jesus well.
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The American bishop was in Rome to receive an honorary doctorate from the Angelicum, the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, on the 745th anniversary of Aquinas’ death.
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Critics say focus on metropolitan bishops is flawed, won’t restore public confidence.
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Francis prayed the Stations of the Cross and celebrated Mass, Benediction and the imposition of ashes to begin Lent.
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The message — originally written on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi in October — is a reflection on a line from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans.
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The 114 episcopal conference presidents taking part in the Feb. 21-24 gathering mostly welcomed the meeting’s outcome and the rare opportunity to discuss face-to-face these issues from a global perspective.
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Pope Francis will soon issue a motu proprio ‘on the protection of minors and vulnerable persons.’
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‘There is an urgency in the voice of the survivors to which we must always respond,’ he said.
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Cardinals Cupich and Gracias were among those who spoke Feb. 22.
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Holy Father said that the criteria were formulated by various bishops’ conferences and organized by him into the list.
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Expert on abuse prevention offered practical suggestions and two cardinals encouraged bishops to work together to support victims.
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French author and ‘LGBT’ activist Frederic Martel presents innuendos, but not evidence or documents.
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Cardinal Cupich and Archbishop Scicluna laid out the blueprint in a news conference Feb. 18.
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Cardinal Cupich took questions from the media along with other members of the organizing committee.
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What does it mean to be ‘laicized,’ ‘defrocked’ or ‘dismissed from the clerical state’?
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The document’s statement that ‘diversity of religions’ is ‘willed by God’ has generated controversy.
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He will prepare for a papal conclave and manage the Holy See in the period between a pope’s death/renunciation and election of a new pope.
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The next step will be appointing a general auditor.
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Such a visit, which featured a papal Mass and the signing of a fraternal Muslim-Catholic joint declaration condemning violence committed in the name of religion, was unthinkable until very recently.
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Date of the memorial is his ordination anniversary to the priesthood.
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The Holy Father reflected on his Feb. 3-5 journey at his Feb. 6 general audience.
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Prophetic papal document continues to inspire domestic churches 25 years later.
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Feb. 3-5 trip to the United Arab Emirates will provide gauge of regional relations between Muslims and Christians.
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Catholics should look to the example of Priscilla and Aquila, friends of St. Paul, Francis said in speech to Roman Rota.
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An Austrian priest and theologian has resigned from his position but maintains his innocence.
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Holy Father said he wants world’s bishops to receive a ‘catechesis’ on the suffering of abuse survivors, understand better the urgent reality of combating sexual abuse.
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Speaking aboard the papal plane from Panama to Rome, Francis said exception could only be considered for remote locales.
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Holy Father releases World Day of Social Communications message on the feast of St. Francis de Sales.