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Pope Francis To Visit Graves Of Two 20th Century Italian Priests

Vatican City, Apr 24, 2017 / 11:28 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis will make a pilgrimage June 20 to visit the graves of two 20th century Italian priests in the towns of Bozzolo and Bariana, the Vatican announced Monday. Fr. Lorenzo Milani and Fr. Primo Mazzolari both have reputations for...

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Mercy Is Key To The Life Of Faith, Pope Francis Says

Vatican City, Apr 23, 2017 / 04:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Divine Mercy Sunday Pope Francis said mercy is essential in living the Christian life, because it not only allows us to understand ourselves and God better, but it also prompts us to recognize and help those in need.   “Let us never...

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Who Conquers The Devil's Hatred? God's New Martyrs, Pope Says

Rome, Italy, Apr 22, 2017 / 11:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The devil’s hatred for Christ and for our redemption is the root cause of all persecution since the beginnings of the Church, Pope Francis said at a special liturgy that focused on modern martyrs. “The memory of these heroic witnesses, old...

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Liturgy: Symbol-Actions, Symbol-Objects, Sacred Oils

“Gestures, language and actions are the physical, visible and public expressions by which human beings understand and manifest their inner life. … Jesus himself used physical signs to manifest his union with the Father and to reveal his mission to the world. … Christ, the incarnate one, used...

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How The Upcoming Canonization Affirms The Fatima Apparitions

Fatima, Portugal, Apr 21, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The canonization of Fatima visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto has been hailed as an exciting moment for the Church, but the rector of the Marian shrine has said that it bears an even greater significance in terms of putting a...

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Mexican Nuns Of New Order Open First US Convent In Denver

Denver, Colo., Apr 20, 2017 / 12:11 am (Denver Catholic).- It seems providential that a new order of Discalced Carmelite nuns, whose charism is to know and to make known the glory of the Holy Trinity, has arrived to Denver to care for the archdiocese’s Holy Trinity Center. The six Allied...

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Niece Of Fatima Visionaries Reflects On Her Remarkable Family

Fatima, Portugal, Apr 20, 2017 / 06:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The niece of Blessed Franciso and Jacinta Marto has voiced excitement for the coming canonization of her relatives, sharing stories of the time of the Fatima apparitions and personal memories of what it was like growing up in a family...

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It's Official: Pope Francis To Canonize Fatima Visionaries During May Visit

Vatican City, Apr 20, 2017 / 03:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his trip to Portugal for the centenary of the Fatima Marian apparitions next month, Pope Francis will canonize visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto, making them the youngest non-martyrs to ever be declared saints. The children...

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The Catholic Church Still Cares About Latin

Vatican City, Apr 19, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Existing in some form since several hundred years before Christ, the Latin language seems like an unlikely subject to still be generating brand new research, especially among young scholars. Nevertheless, the theme this year of the Vatican’s...

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Pope Taps New Bishops For Davenport, San Diego Dioceses

Vatican City, Apr 19, 2017 / 05:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday the Vatican announced the appointment of Msgr. Thomas Robert Zinkula as the new leader of the Davenport diocese in Iowa, and Fr. John P. Dolan as a new auxiliary bishop for San Diego. In an April 19 statement published the same...

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US Bishops: This Easter Season, Let Yourself Be Filled With Joy

Washington D.C., Apr 17, 2017 / 08:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Easter is a joyous reminder that Jesus’ Resurrection overcomes fear and doubt, the U.S. bishops said in their 2017 Easter message. “Through Christ's passion, His burial in the tomb and His glorious resurrection, we come to realize the...

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Lent Is Over. Now What?

Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2017 / 03:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Chocolate bunnies and marshmallow Peeps have graced the shelves of U.S. stores for weeks in anticipation of Easter, but now that the actual Easter Season has begun, how should Catholics observe it? “We cannot, as Christians, walk out...

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As Benedict Turns 90, A Rare Glimpse Into His Joy-Filled Life

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2017 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy interview with EWTN's German television branch, Benedict XVI's closest aide describes how the retired pontiff is doing as he turns the milestone age of 90, giving a rare look into what life is like for the Pope...

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Be Men And Women Of Life, Pope Francis Says Easter Monday

Vatican City, Apr 17, 2017 / 05:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Easter Monday, Pope Francis said how it is Christ’s resurrection that calls each of us to bring the message of Easter – a message of hope and life – to the world. “There is life!” the Pope said April 17. Now, following the Resurrection,...

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Pope On Easter: The Resurrection Is More Than A Party – It’s The Source Of Eternal Life

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2017 / 05:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reminded Christians Easter Sunday that the Resurrection is the cornerstone of our faith – and that even in the face of unexplainable tragedy and suffering in the world, we can declare, “Christ is risen!” “This is not a fantasy....