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Reuters* Romero was killed while saying Mass in hospital chapel * Bishop defended poor, spoke out against repression * President gave pope reliquary with blood-stained garment By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 23 (Reuters) - The president of El Salvador...
ReutersROME, May 22 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Catholics in China to remain loyal to the Vatican, whose authority is challenged by China's Communist rulers. China's Catholics number between 8 and 12 million and are divided between the state-...
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Reuters* Pope and Merkel spoke for unusually long 45 minutes * Merkel flew to Rome just to see pope * Francis recently issued strong call for financial reform By James Mackenzie VATICAN CITY, May 18 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Pope...
The Vatican has officially accepted a gift to Pope Francis from Chicago lawyer Chris Connors: a fitting domain name, popefrancis.com. Connors, who bought the domain in 2010 on a lark, had secretly hoped a pope would choose the name Francis in his...
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When Archbishop Jose Gomez stripped his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, of public duties for mishandling clergy sex abuse cases, a church spokesman said the retired prelate's life would remain largely the same with one exception: confirmations. No...
VarietyThe words "pope" and "cutting-edge" may seem incongruous, but Monsignor Dario Edoardo Vigano is helping keep the age-old institution firmly in the 21st century. Vigano's main mission as director of the Vatican Television Center (CTV): to provide...
ROME -- Pope Francis launched a long-awaited cleanup of the Vatican by announcing a task force Saturday made up of eight high-ranking cardinals, including one American, who will determine how best to reform the much-criticized Curia, or Vatican...
ROME — Pope Francis has backed the Vatican's doctrinal crackdown on a major group of American nuns, reasserting the Roman Catholic Church's conservative approach to various social issues in a move that could cool the warm reception he has received...
The eighth grade students at St. Joan of Arc School participated in a Conclave web chat with William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, on March 11. St. Joan of Arc School was one of 17 Catholic elementary schools invited to participate. Archbishop Lori...
In one of his first acts since his return from Rome for the election of a new pope, Cardinal Francis George took another spiritual journey, this time to a suburban synagogue. As Jews and Christians prepare for Passover and Holy Week, respectively, George...
ROME - "SILENZIO!" says the sign just past the massive bronze doors marking the entrance to St. Mary and the Martyrs Catholic Church in Rome, one of the two or three most important churches in Christian history. The sign reminds all that this is a house...
“Just for the information of your readers, the new pontiff, Francis, took the name after the patron saint of animals, St. Francis of Assisi.” — Hagerstown “This is to all the conservatives who keep making the argument that more...
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