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Meet the doll that's flipping the world upside down!

Catholic.Org U.S. News - 3 hours 4 min ago
A simple art project by a graphic designer has become the most coveted toy for the 2014 Christmas season ...
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The Bloody Battle of Tarawa in 20 extraordinary photos

Catholic.Org U.S. News - 4 hours 47 min ago
The Battle of Tarawa was one of the bloodiest and costliest battles to the U.S. in WWII in terms of men lost per ...
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Pope Francis: Turning churches into 'businesses' is a scandal

Vatican News - 5 hours 10 min ago
Vatican City, Nov 21, 2014 / 12:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis condemned priests and laity who turn their parishes into a "business" by charging for things such as baptisms, blessings and Mass intentions – calling it a scandal that's hard to forgive.
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US cardinal to the undocumented: you can 'come out of the shadows'

World Catholic News - 5 hours 28 min ago
Rome, Italy, Nov 21, 2014 / 12:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The vice president of the U.S. bishops' conference has said that charitable immigration reform must address the needs of both legal and illegal immigrants, encouraging the latter to come forward and receive help.

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What's the biggest danger to America? It's not nukes and it isn't terrorism

Catholic.Org U.S. News - 6 hours 4 min ago
The head of the National Security Agency revealed to a Congressional panel that China and "probably one ...
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Massive collection of Catholic artifacts leave Italy for the first time in 700 years: Their destination? The Big Apple!

Catholic.Org U.S. News - 6 hours 38 min ago
An exhibit of medieval manuscripts and papal documents that have close ties with St. Francis of Assisi will be ...
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The life of minorities in Ukraine, one year after protests began

World Catholic News - 11 hours 42 min ago
Kyiv, Ukraine, Nov 21, 2014 / 06:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- One year ago, Mustafa Nayyem, a Ukrainian journalist born in Afghanistan,  began Euromaidan from his post on Facebook: "Let us be serious. Who is ready to come to The Independence Square today before midnight? Likes are not considered, only the comment, 'I am ready'."
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What's the biggest threat to Asia? Atheism, this cardinal says

World Catholic News - 13 hours 41 min ago
Rome, Italy, Nov 21, 2014 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Hong Kong's retired prelate Cardinal Joseph Zen said that amid decades of communist rule in China, human values are at stake in all of Asia and can only be salvaged by fervidly preaching the gospel.
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What fuels migration? For Pope Francis, a strong 'aspiration to hope'

Vatican News - 14 hours 29 min ago
Vatican City, Nov 21, 2014 / 03:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis said on Friday that the desire to migrate from one's homeland is inspired by the search for hope, and encouraged the Church throughout the world to welcome migrants, whose presence helps build up society.
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Italy's return of millions to 'Vatican bank' indicates financial reform

Vatican News - 15 hours 35 min ago
Vatican City, Nov 21, 2014 / 02:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The recent return to the "Vatican bank" of some $28.8 million, seized because of alleged money laundering, closes a story that opened almost five years ago and accompanied the reform of Vatican finances.
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Obama gives amnesty while bracing for next 'surge' of illegals in 2015

Catholic.Org U.S. News - 17 hours 36 min ago
While President Obama has revealed his plans to shield about five million illegal immigrants from deportation, ...
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Christians, Muslims unite for justice over couple burned in kiln

World Catholic News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:31
Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 20, 2014 / 12:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In the two weeks since a Christian couple was killed by a Muslim mob in Pakistan, local leaders from both religions have come together repeatedly to call for justice in the matter, and an end to the misuse of blasphemy allegations.
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Obama declares all out war on Republicans over immigration reform

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:16
Even after warnings from sitting and incoming House and Senate Republicans that unilateral action on immigration ...
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Pope: Jesus weeps for those who prefer comfort over conversion

Vatican News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 08:44
Vatican City, Nov 20, 2014 / 07:44 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In his homily on Thursday Pope Francis said that the Gospel scene in which Jesus wept for Jerusalem's closed heart is repeated today with those in the Church who are afraid to let him work in their lives.
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The Marriage Meme of Francis: What Did the Pope Just Say about Marriage and Family?

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 08:19
Pope Francis embraces the unchangeable truth about marriage as solely between one man and one woman, intended ...
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Turkey's 53,000 Catholics happily awaiting Pope Francis

Vatican News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 05:04
Vatican City, Nov 20, 2014 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Turkey's small community of 53,000 Catholics – amid a population of 76 million – is anticipating Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the country with joyful hearts, says Istanbul's apostolic vicariate.
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Few topics are more manipulated than hunger, Pope tells UN

World Catholic News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 03:49
Rome, Italy, Nov 20, 2014 / 02:49 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis on Thursday condemned the excessive consumption and misuse of food, saying that often the statistics surrounding the topic of hunger are twisted for the sake of national security.
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Sex complementarity is the 'human experience', not a political agenda

Vatican News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 03:08
Vatican City, Nov 20, 2014 / 02:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- One of the lessons learned from this week's Vatican conference on marriage, say organizers, is that the beauty of man and woman's complementarity is not political, but is rather the human experience.
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Repentance: A tough but true topic for divorced, remarried

Vatican News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 02:40
Vatican City, Nov 20, 2014 / 01:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The divorced and remarried can receive absolution like any other member of the faithful, the Vatican's doctrinal office has affirmed: when they repent, in their case taking a firm resolution to abstain from sex with their new partner.
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Another black eye for Democrats: Obamacare architect makes off with $6 million in taxpayer money

Catholic.Org U.S. News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:18
The architect of the fiasco that has been the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Jonathan Gruber, was paid about $6 ...
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