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Solène Tadié
Through a document approved by Pope Francis, the Vatican strongly expressed its opposition to legislation in California, Australia and elsewhere that would compel priests to break the seal.
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Edward Pentin
The archbishop of Colombo says the government was warned by India that attacks on churches were coming.
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Anto Akkara
Devotees of Blessed Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan share stories of faith and miraculous healings attributed to her intercession.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Middle East’s Christian population is wary of latest tensions between the nations could end up sparking a military conflict that engulfs the entire region and drives them from their ancient homelands.
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Catholic News Agency
Restorers hope the timepiece will add to renovation efforts.
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Solène Tadié
Father Bernardo Cervellera, editor of Asia News, discusses the political and spiritual dynamics in play in the pushback against the legislation, which would allow handovers to mainland China.
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Solène Tadié
The 37th-annual pilgrimage from Our Lady in Paris to Our Lady in Chartres has gathered more than 14,000 people of all ages and from many nations, honoring a 1,000-year tradition.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
A new U.N. report on biodiversity loss is propelling the Church to move forward on Benedict XVI and Francis’ call to action to care for creation.
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Solène Tadié
The French (and the world) keep alive the memory of the fallen American soldiers who fought in — and helped win — the keystone battle of World War II.
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Joseph Pronechen
The Register remembers three clergymen whose extraordinary courage should never be forgotten.
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Edward Pentin
Religious freedom is among the areas that have deteriorated since then, according to experts who monitor human-rights violations there.
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Courtney Grogan and Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
Highlights of the first day of May 31-June 2 papal journey.
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Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
They were killed ‘in hatred of the faith’ between 1950 and 1970, during the Soviet occupation of Romania.
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Victor Gaetan
NEWS ANALYSIS: The former Soviet bloc nation is a fragmented society still recovering from a harsh dictatorship that decimated trust between people.
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Solène Tadié
The 61st annual pilgrimage promotes fraternity among people, armies’ spirituality and support for the wounded.
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Solène Tadié
From the war zones of Afghanistan to the 2015 terror attacks in Paris, Father Jean-Marc Fournier has been at the forefront of several of his nation’s greatest recent tragedies.
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Solène Tadié
A recent two-day conference in Budapest, Hungary, gathered pro-family representatives to discuss the causes of the demographic crisis in Europe and remedies to its negative consequences.
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Solène Tadié
Friends and colleagues of the founder of L’Arche, who died Tuesday in Paris at the age of 90, tell the Register about his profound impact on them and on the world.
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Lauretta Brown
New challenges faced as they attempt to rebuild their lives in their ancestral homeland.
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Victor Gaetan
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Balkan nation is troubled by deep political divisions and by tensions with its neighbors.
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The Editors
EDITORIAL: Religious communities are in the crosshairs of extremist forces fueled by grotesque ideologies and personal grievances
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Simon Roughneen
NEWS ANALYSIS: Despite Duterte’s continuing foul-mouthed attacks on Catholicism, his preferred candidates are predicted to win senate seats.
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Solène Tadié
Archbishop Georges Pontier of Marseille discusses the clergy abuse crisis and other issues with the Register.
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Anto Akkara
Reports that the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the multiple massacres increase the concerns.
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Edward Pentin
Katalin Novak explains to the Register how her pro-family government is countering a continental trend
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Simon Roughneen
‘We never expected these kind of attacks on our communities worshipping in our Church,’ Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith told the Register.
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Joseph O’Brien
The thousand-year history and present state of affairs offer a mixture of hope and concern.
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Simon Roughneen
News casts further doubt on the communist government’s willingness to be conciliatory toward the Church, in the wake of last year’s Vatican deal.
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Pope Emeritus Benedict
SPECIAL TO THE REGISTER
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Edward Pentin
In a German-language essay published Thursday, the pope emeritus provides a way forward.