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Our Age Need Rebels of Love: The Christian Church is the Real Counterculture

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:11
We can - we will - change the culture of the contemporary West, if we are willing to suffer, struggle and offer ...
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What is a Catholic Deacon? Bishop Kevin Rhoades Gives the Answer

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 07:36
It is a privilege to ordain you permanent deacons.  No, I didn't make a ...
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ISIS among us! New York man sought to kill Iraq war veterans

Catholic.Org U.S. News - 11 hours 19 min ago
A Yemeni born food store owner in upstate New York sent funding to the Islamic State and attempted to sent three ...
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Pope Francis uses fast-track move to canonize first Sri Lankan

Vatican News - 12 hours 5 min ago
Vatican City, Sep 17, 2014 / 10:54 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Blessed Joseph Vaz will soon become Sri Lanka's first saint after Pope Francis Sept. 17 advanced his cause for canonization by waiving the requirement for a second miracle.
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True Christians aren't elitist – they generate life, Pope says

Vatican News - 15 hours 40 min ago
Vatican City, Sep 17, 2014 / 07:19 am (EWTN News/CNA).- At his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on what it means to evangelize, calling it apostolic work born of an encounter with Christ rather than lifeless efforts from the self-appointed "elect."
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Father Frank Pavone: 16433 Children Buried in One Grave

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:10
For many years, this mass grave had no marker or headstone, just as the children have no names. But now there is ...
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Nice try! Democrats try to distance themselves from Obama for midterm, but it's too late!

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:35
A Democratic Senate candidate, Alison Grimes, is trying her best to let Kentuckians know that she is certainly ...
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Are terrorists invading the US through the open border with Mexico?

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:11
Americans are worried that the Islamic State will soon conduct terror attacks within the U.S., inserting agents ...
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Pope's Albania visit will draw from past, look to future

Vatican News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:31
Vatican City, Sep 16, 2014 / 09:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis' upcoming Albanian visit will highlight Mother Teresa, honor the martyrs of Albania's atheistic past, and suggest the country's potential as a model for religious coexistence.

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Meeting of Families document offers global perspective

World Catholic News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 05:31
Rome, Italy, Sep 16, 2014 / 05:31 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The preparatory catechesis document for the 2015 World Meeting of Families is a "wonderful" work that addresses Catholic family issues from a global context, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia said.

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Death toll rises in Central African violence

World Catholic News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 03:28
Bangui, Central African Republic, Sep 16, 2014 / 03:28 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Thousands more people have died in ongoing violence in the Central African Republic since December, and many more of the dead may never be counted, new estimates suggest.

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'We'll send them to hell!' Texas sheriff declares war on Islamic State

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 02:19
Law enforcement agencies along the U.S.-Mexico border have received alerts to be on the lookout for terrorists ...
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Leeds' new bishop: 'I have longed and longed to be with you'

World Catholic News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 01:15
Leeds, United Kingdom, Sep 16, 2014 / 01:15 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Msgr. Marcus Stock, who was appointed Monday as Bishop of Leeds, England, has said in a message to his new flock that his motto as a bishop will be taken from Christ's words at the Last Supper, "I have longed and longed to be with you."

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God's path is closeness and compassion, Pope preaches

Vatican News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 01:06
Vatican City, Sep 16, 2014 / 01:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis on Tuesday focused on the importance of giving hope to the world by imitating Jesus Christ's closeness to God's people.

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And you thought you had bad traffic! Tropical storm strands thousands in Nevada

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:14
In what may be the area's worst storm in decades, a 2-mile-long stretch of highway in Moapa Nevada was ...
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No plans to raise security ahead of Pope's Albania visit

Vatican News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:40
Vatican City, Sep 15, 2014 / 10:40 am (EWTN News/CNA).- There are no plans to increase security for Pope Francis' Sept. 21 trip to Albania despite new reports of a potential threat by Islamic militants, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said Monday.

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What do you do when a man takes off with millions in sunken treasure?

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:13
For the past two years, U.S. marshals have been on the hunt for Tommy Thompson, the man who made the greatest ...
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Want to learn obedience? Look at the 'woman by the Cross'

Vatican News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 09:08
Vatican City, Sep 15, 2014 / 09:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Celebrating Mass for the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows at the Santa Marta residence, Pope Francis reflected on the ultimate example of obedience demonstrated by Mary at the foot of the Cross.
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Thousands attend annual healing service in Sri Lanka

World Catholic News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 09:04
Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sep 15, 2014 / 09:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The annual "Day for the Sick" held by the Archdiocese of Colombo recently drew more than 5,000 Sri Lankan faithful to the Basilica of Our Lady of Lanka for a service led the Cardinal Ranjith.
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No scandal here: How the 20 couples married by Pope Francis were legit

Vatican News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 06:05
Vatican City, Sep 15, 2014 / 06:05 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis' witnessing of marriages between Catholics who cohabited or who have had annulments is not a change, but is part of the Church's effort to bring people to Jesus Christ, said two experts on Christian marriage.

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