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Violence in Nigeria has 'no boundaries' now, archbishop says

12:33 pm | ROME, ITALY, Jul 25, 2014 (CNA/EWTN News).- In wake of two bombings this week in Nigeria, targeting both an Islamic scholar and a senior politician, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has called for greater proactive efforts to identify all violent groups. 
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Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

10:22 am | PHILADELPHIA, PA., Jul 25, 2014 (CNA/EWTN News).- Reports that Pope Francis will travel to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families in 2015 remain unconfirmed by the Vatican; however, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia is confident of the pontiff’s attendance. 
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Film: People with same-sex attraction find peace in Church

04:07 am | PHILADELPHIA, PA., Jul 25, 2014 (CNA).- Dan, Rilene and Paul knew that once their stories were out, life would not be the same. 
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Iraqi abbot calls for action to ensure local Christians' future

10:50 am | BAGHDAD, IRAQ, Jul 24, 2014 (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the effective expulsion of Christians from the city of Mosul by Islamists last week, a prominent local abbot has voiced the need for concrete action supporting Christians in Iraq. 
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Asia - Pacific »

Pakistani Catholics, Muslims cooperate to extinguish fire at friary

When a fire broke out last week at a Capuchin friary in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, both local Christians and Muslims rushed to put out the blaze.
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Ceasefire signed in Central African Republic conflict

Rival factions in the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire on Wednesday in hopes of halting the deadly violence, but it is unclear whether it will be effective.
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Federal judge strikes down Colo. marriage defense amendment

A federal judge ruled Wednesday against Colorado’s marriage defense amendment, leading the state attorney general to say the case will ultimately be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.  
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EWTN to open new studio at Orange County cathedral

On Thursday, EWTN Global Catholic Network announced it has begun construction on a television studio on the West Coast, located on the campus of the Diocese of Orange's Christ Cathedral.
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New auxiliary bishop for US Syro-Malabar eparchy named

Pope Francis on Thursday named a Chicago-area priest to become an auxiliary bishop of the Syro-Malabarese Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago.
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Branded: Nazarene

Have you seen this symbol? This is the arabic letter “nun,” the first letter in the word “Nazarene.” In Mosul, Iraq, it has been painted on doors to identify the homes of Christians who are then brutally beaten and often executed. A militant Sunni organization known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant [...]
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Pope Francis lunches with Vatican employees by surprise

The Vatican's blue-collar employees were surprised by a lunch guest on Friday, when their 'boss' and bishop, Pope Francis, turned up at at their cafeteria.
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Rubio: Economic health tied to morality, community

A strong national economy requires strong families, supported by both government and the broader community, said Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in a recent policy speech.
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God’s Mercy and Forgiveness – even in Boston

by Jennifer Manning

Boston. Beantown. Boston Strong. “The Athens of America.” Home of Red Sox Nation, Robert McCloskey’s Make Way for Ducklings, Cheers, and countless other cultural phenomena. But in 2002,...
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Seek Peace at a Shalom Fest this Summer and Welcome Shalom TV

by Marianna Bartholomew

A prayer group in remote Kerala, India began a Holy Spirit work that is becoming a new power for peace and evangelization in North America. Bengal tigers, elephants, 250 species of birds in just a...
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Was Vatican II needed?

by Russell Shaw

Why did we need the Second Vatican Council? Did we need it at all? Hearing those questions, most Catholics who’ve thought about Vatican II would probably cite renewing and updating of the...
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Vacation-pilgrimage to sheer beauty

by Sr. Joan L. Roccasalvo, C.S.J.

If you’re among those who plan ahead of time, you might want to combine a vacation and pilgrimage to Florence, Italy.  Most people visit Florence for its cultural attractions.  Strictly...
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