Children

Thumbnail pope francis meets with students in paul vi audience hall on may 31 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 3 cna 5 31 14 A society that doesn't want children is 'sad and gray,' pope says

Pope Francis said Wednesday that children are a joy-filled gift for the Church and the world, and cautioned against an overcast society that lacks...

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Thumbnail us mexico border crossing at san ysidro credit josh denmark us customs and border protection cc by sa 20 cna 6 5 14 Bishops: Surge in unaccompanied child migrants a 'crisis'

The migration of unaccompanied children into the U.S. is a “humanitarian crisis” that demands a “comprehensive response” from the government, said...

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Thumbnail juanita hernandez ryan gosling 2016 golden globes Child cancer survivor captures hopes in photography

It was a day and evening to showcase and celebrate the best and the brightest offerings of the entertainment industry from 2016: the 74th annual...

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Thumbnail unaccompanied child july 2014 2 credit katy senour cna cna 7 14 14 Church response to refugees is part of pro-life call, bishop says

Answering the needs of refugee migrants is one component of a truly pro-life view, said a U.S. bishop, announcing a new initiative to aid children...

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Thumbnail summertime health safety Help your children enjoy a healthy, happy summer

While your children are on summer vacation, they’ll likely spend more time in front of televisions, cell phones and computers. To help them enjoy a...

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Thumbnail orphans in india miracle foundation credit lynne dobson cna 1 How one organization hopes to revolutionize orphanages

Rome, Italy, Feb 17, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church puts a lot of effort into having excellent schools and hospitals, but...

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Thumbnail unaccompanied child july 2014 2 credit katy senour cna cna 7 14 14 3 Immigration judges: Deporting children can be a death sentence

Many U.S. immigration cases are effectively life-or-death trials, and the Justice Department should not be fast-tracking deportation hearings for...

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Thumbnail the irish flag credit michael car e andersen cc by nc 20 cna ireland catholic news 5 6 13 1 Ireland's defense of marriage leaders speak up for mothers, fathers, children

Opponents of a referendum that would recognize “gay marriage” in Ireland face an uphill fight, but one commentator says they can win if people are...

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Thumbnail homeless child los angeles Kids with no home: Will today’s homeless children in Los Angeles be the next generation of homeless adults?

Children and youths who are homeless face considerable challenges today, and, according to many studies, also later in life. Because of their...

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Thumbnail couples at the vatican wait to be blessed by pope francis on oct 16 2013 credit kerri lenartowick cna 2 cna 1 15 14 1 Marriage requires love that imitates Christ, pope says

In his June 2 homily, Pope Francis addressed married couples in the Vatican, pointing to fidelity, perseverance, and fruitfulness as the three...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 11813425 No back to school fun for child laborers

It’s that special time of the year again when kids start heading back to school. And for those who have discovered the fun of learning, school is...

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Thumbnail pope francis visits the brazilian community of varginha july 25 2013 credit gustavo kelly via jmj rio 2013 flickr  cc by nc sa 20 cna Pope denounces 'racist, xenophobic' attitudes toward immigrants

In his message for the Mexico-Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development Pope Francis called for a change in the way migrants are viewed,...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during his dec 3 2014 general audience credit bohumil petrik cna 1 Pope Francis brings down hammer, says 'Don’t mess with children'

Pope Francis said Wednesday that children are never a mistake, and called adults out for building faulty systems that leave children exploited and...

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Thumbnail pope francis in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on nov 27 2013 credit kyle burkhart cna 3 cna 11 27 13 Pope Francis gives Easter eggs to children with cancer

Pope Francis sent 150 Easter eggs to the Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital as an Easter gift to children hospitalized with cancer. According to...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets locals at the cross of reconciliation in the parque de los fundadores in villavicencio colombia on september 8 2017 credit losservatore romano 1 cna Pope Francis: Parents cherishing their kids is a sign of hope for the future

On his return flight from Colombia, Pope Francis said that seeing parents’ devotion for their children gives him hope for the country’s...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 with a group of disabled children led by unitalsi lazio in santa martha on may 29 2015 credit  losservatore romano cna 5 29 15 Pope Francis to parents: Do you believe in the beauty of love?

In an address on Sunday, Pope Francis asked parents if they believed in the beauty of the love God gives to a man and a woman, and told them to...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with a group of 20 disabled children   credit losservatore romano 900x600 Pope to sick children: Don’t be afraid to ask God 'Why?'

“Why do children suffer?” Pope Francis asked this of a group of children with serious illnesses or disabilities and their parents, some of whom had...

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Thumbnail pope francis embraces a child at the general audience in st peters square dec 16 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 12 16 15 Pope visits young children from difficult family situations

Rome, Italy, Oct 14, 2016 / 10:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday Pope Francis visited with young children at the “SOS Village” in Rome, a community...

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