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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 cna size saint paul outside the walls daniel ibanez 2 As Year of Mercy ends, Holy Doors close around the world

Vatican City, Nov 13, 2016 / 01:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Holy Doors close in churches and basilicas around the world, including in Rome, it is...

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Thumbnail blessing and dedication of new ewtn cna office in rome italy presided by msgr vigano credit daniel ibanez cna At the heart of the Church, EWTN launches new Rome office

Rome, Italy, Sep 29, 2016 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The EWTN News Rome Bureau is now is just minutes from St. Peter’s Square, having launched...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square after the wednesday general audience may 7 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 3 cna 5 7 14 8 'Backbiting' communities don’t help evangelization – unity does

Pope Francis said that divisions among Christians are a stumbling block to evangelization, and encouraged members of the Church to go beyond...

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Thumbnail mcdonalds sign credit hakan dahlstrom via flickr cc by 20 cna Cardinals up in arms over new 'McVatican' proposal

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2016 / 09:27 am (CNA).- The decision to open a McDonald’s restaurant inside a Vatican property just around the corner from...

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Thumbnail orpheus 2 inside the catacombs of st callixtus in rome italy on june 19 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 19 15 Catacomb frescoes in Rome restored using lasers

Rome, Italy, Jun 5, 2017 / 01:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Adorning the crypts hidden among Rome’s catacombs are frescoes which reveal 1,600 year-old...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to jewish leaders at romes major synagogue on january 17 2016 in rome italy credit losservatore romano 2 cna Concert marks one year after Pope's historic synagogue visit

Rome, Italy, Jan 20, 2017 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- One year after Pope Francis visited the Great Synagogue in Rome, the Hebrew Choir of Rome...

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Thumbnail bambino gesu hospital in rome on sept 23 2014 credit bohumil petrik 2 cna Corruption trial of former Vatican hospital officials begins

Vatican City, Jul 18, 2017 / 11:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- One year after Vatican City charged a priest and a laywoman in the second “Vatileaks”...

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Thumbnail dan and julia calinescu speak with cna during a may 3 international prolife leaders conference in rome credit andreas dureren cna cna Couple leaves everything to begin prolife movement in Romania

Founders of prolife organization Life Nation were present in Rome for Italy’s March for Life, and spoke of their decision to return to their native...

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Thumbnail chiesa san callisto interno credit lor cna Dinner and a warm place to sleep: How Rome is reaching out to the homeless

Rome, Italy, Jan 15, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As colder weather settled over Rome last week, two area charities have found ways to reach...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna Former president, treasurer of Vatican hospital charged with misuse of funds

Vatican City, Jul 13, 2017 / 06:22 am (CNA).- The Vatican announced Thursday that an investigation involving the former president and treasurer of...

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Thumbnail archbishop leonard blair speaks with cna following his reception of the pallium june 29 2014 credit daniel ibez cna cna Hartford archbishop: receiving pallium a 'moving' experience

After receiving the pallium from Pope Francis on Sunday’s feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Archbishop Leonard Blair expressed that the “beautiful”...

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Thumbnail melania and ivanka trump credit lev radin shutterstock cna 1 Here's the plan for Melania and Ivanka's day in Rome

Rome, Italy, May 23, 2017 / 03:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When U.S. President Donald Trump stops in Rome for a meeting with Pope Francis Wednesday,...

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Thumbnail pope francis blesses an icon of saint savior at the anglican parish of all saints in rome feb 26 2017 credit ctv screenshot cna Humility is the first step to unity, Pope tells Catholics, Anglicans

Vatican City, Feb 26, 2017 / 11:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his Sunday visit to Rome’s Anglican parish of All Saints, Pope Francis voiced...

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Thumbnail pope francis in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on nov 27 2013 credit kyle burkhart cna 5 cna 11 27 13 'I need the people of God to sustain me,' Pope says in interview

During a recent radio interview given to a station in a slum of Argentina, Pope Francis explained his frequent request for prayers, and praised the...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with seminarians from the pontifical roman universities on may 12 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna cna 3 In new interfaith move, Pope Francis will visit Rome’s synagogue in January

The Vatican announced today that Pope Francis will soon become the third-ever Roman Pontiff to visit the Great Synagogue in Rome, following in the...

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Thumbnail renewal in the spirit concert 6 and encounter with pope francis in st peters square july 3 2015 credit daniel ib  ez cna 7 3 15 In Rome, Catholic Charismatic Renewal to celebrate 50 years

Rome, Italy, May 30, 2017 / 02:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Some 30,000 followers of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal will be in Rome this week to...

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Thumbnail ivanka trump at romes community santegidio to meet with african women freed from human trafficking on may 24 2017 credit daniel ibanez cna Ivanka Trump meets with human trafficking survivors in Rome

Rome, Italy, May 24, 2017 / 10:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a visit with Pope Francis Wednesday, Ivanka Trump met a group of human trafficking...

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