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Thumbnail venerable stanley rother courtesy of   archdiocese of oklahoma city cna Bishop Conley: martyred Oklahoma priest showed courage that comes from prayer

An Oklahoma priest martyred in Guatemala will be beatified on Saturday, and his life has much to teach us, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln has said....

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Thumbnail rosary prayer faith credit elisa pires via jmj rio 2013 flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 8 23 13 Call for prayers, reform follow deadly fire at Guatemala girls' shelter

Guatemala City, Guatemala, Mar 10, 2017 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- There is mourning in Guatemala after at least 35 girls perished in a fire at a...

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Thumbnail unaccompanied minor credit eakachai leesin 2 via wwwshutterstockcom cna 10 23 15 Child migrants' home countries have only grown worse, US Congress is reminded

The number of Central American migrants to the U.S. might be down this year, but their problems at home have grown worse, said Bishop Mark Seitz of...

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Thumbnail fr rother credit fr david monahan courtesy of the archdiocese of oklahoma city archives cna 2 16 16 Fr. Stanley Rother, first US-born martyr, to be beatified in September

Oklahoma City, Okla., Mar 13, 2017 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Stanley Rother, the Oklahoma-born martyr who served as a priest in...

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Thumbnail fr rother credit fr david monahan courtesy of the archdiocese of oklahoma city archives cna 2 16 16 Fr Stanley Rother: the first US-born martyr

Oklahoma City, Okla., Dec 2, 2016 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the...

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Thumbnail father stanley rother Stories of Fr. Stanley Rother, from those who knew him

Unlikely.  It’s a word often used to describe the story of Fr. Stanley Rother, an unlikely priest who came from an unlikely place in the middle of...

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Thumbnail angel 900x600 The 'angel' of Guatemala: 12-year-old chooses death over gang violence

When 12-year-old Ángel Ariel Escalante Pérez was confronted by gang members demanding that he kill a bus driver in Guatemala, he said no. It...

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Thumbnail pope francis venerates the cross on good friday 2015 credit losservatore romano cna The Cross is more than jewelry – it's a call to love, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Mar 12, 2017 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis said Lent is a time to really contemplate the sacrifice Jesus made...

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Thumbnail maria ruiz scaperlanda ‘The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run’: An interview with the author

María Ruiz Scaperlanda remembers first hearing about Oklahoma’s missionary martyr priest from her then school-aged children. The life of Father...

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Thumbnail venerable stanley rother courtesy of   archdiocese of oklahoma city cna Venerable Stanley Rother's remains re-interred ahead of beatification

Oklahoma City, Okla., May 18, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The remains of Venerable Stanley Rother were exhumed last week and moved to a...

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