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Pope to Turkish authorities: religious freedom a key factor for peace

Pope Francis spoke to Turkish authorities on Friday of the need to create a lasting peace – one based on a fraternal solidarity which respects human dignity and man’s essential right to religious freedom.

A new path for unity – Pope and Patriarch to face world challenges together

A common declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew on the issues of ecology and poverty would be natural is foreseeable for the future, a theological advisor of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Costantinople told CNA Nov. 28.

Pope's Philly trip could be a turning point on US marriage front

Legal expert Alan Sears said that the push for marriage redefinition in the U.S. has provided a platform for the issue at large and that Pope Francis' visit in 2015 could mark a shift in the contentious debate.

What the Church can do about the powder keg of US racial tensions

Beneath the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, are deep-rooted societal conflicts that are boiling over, say local leaders, and the Church has an opportunity to be at the forefront of reconciliation.

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Young Syrian refugee tells Pope, 'pray for us and pray for peace'

Currently a living as a refugee at a Salesian school in Istanbul, 14-year-old Sarah will give Pope Francis a picture that she painted,  and  says that she will ask him to pray for world peace.
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For Pope Francis, human dignity at core of religious dialogue

Dialogue between religious leaders and the “shared recognition of the sanctity of each human life” in bringing aid to the suffering were at the core of Pope Francis' Nov. 28 address to Turkey's Department for Religious Affairs, delivered on the first day of his three-day Apostolic Journey to Turkey.
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Waiting for the Pope: Istanbul refugee center prepares to welcome Francis

People at the refugee center that Pope Francis will visit this coming Sunday are learning to seek a future, the director of the center told CNA Nov. 27.
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Chaput: 'It isn't possible to be pro-life and simultaneously forget the cries of the poor'

“It isn't possible to be pro-life and simultaneously forget the cries of the poor.” Francis has confirmed his attendance at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next September. The Archbishop of the great US metropolis, Archbishop Charles Chaput, talks to Vatican Insider about the meaning of this visit and about how Francis’ message has been received in the US.
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Law group: Iran nuclear deal should include Christian pastor's freedom

Advocates pushing for the U.S. State Department to demand the release of Christen pastor Saeed Abedini – a U.S. citizen imprisoned in Iran – remained hopeful after Iranian nuclear talks were extended for six months.
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Saint Squanto? A Catholic Thanksgiving hero

Did you know that Squanto, the Native American hero who saved the pilgrims from starvation on their first Thanksgiving, was a Catholic? Neither did I, until I watched Dr. Taylor Marshall lay out the facts in his latest Youtube video. Squanto was enslaved by the English – by John Smith, so be exact. You remember John [...]
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Asia - Pacific »

How the Church in Thailand fights trafficking, violence against women

The Church in Thailand observed the Nov. 25 celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with a seminar helping form networks to end trafficking and other forms of sex-based violence in the country.
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Pope authorizes plenary indulgence for Year of Consecrated Life

On the occasion of the Year of Consecrated Life that begins this weekend, Pope Francis has allowed the faithful to receive plenary indulgences, under the normal conditions.
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On Guard Against Displeasing Thee

by Halee Cross

For the month of September I spent my days imagining the perfect answer. “Hi, I’m Halee and I’m a ____”. With each career to which I mentally applied, I sighed because it was unrealistic...
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When missionaries are hungry

by Marianna Bartholomew

A young pastor just collapsed at his Third-World mission altar. I heard the news from a dear friend of this priest’s, also a missionary and pastor of another mission on the Bay of Bengal....
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COLUMNS »

Dietrich von Hildebrand vs. Hilter and the Nazis

by Russell Shaw

To many Germans in the early 1930s, Adolf Hitler looked like just what Germany needed. Here, they imagined, was a charismatic leader capable of restoring social stability, economic prosperity, and...
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A grateful Thanksgiving

by Bishop James D. Conley

Like most of you, I’ll gather around a table this Thanksgiving with family and friends.  I’ll have the privilege of being with my mother, my sister and her husband, and my favorite niece and...
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November 28, 2014

Friday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

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