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Oct 20, 2017 - 11:29 am .- Both Pope Francis and the bishop of the local Church have expressed their sorrow over the death of Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist who died in a car bomb attack on Monday.
Oct 19, 2017 - 12:54 pm .- A new BBC series will depict the daily life of Benedictine monks in a few UK monasteries, taking camera crews to capture a lifestyle normally hidden from the public’s eye.
Oct 19, 2017 - 09:00 am .- Near the heart of Krakow, Poland, you can find a two-level basilica which houses all things related to the beloved St. John Paul II.
Oct 19, 2017 - 06:01 am .- On Sunday, the people of Austria elected a new government. At 31 years of age, Sebastian Kurz is poised to become Europe's youngest head of government. The Chancellor-to-be of Austria is a Catholic who says of himself that he has a cross hanging in his apartment and that "the faith is very important to me", though he doesn't make it to church as often as he would like to.
Oct 19, 2017 - 03:03 am .- A leading expert on faith and disabilities has said that people with disabilities are an essential aspect of the Church's life and mission, and that parishes which exclude them are “incomplete.”
Oct 18, 2017 - 06:01 am .- In 2018 one of England's historic monasteries will celebrate the millennium year of its foundation, offering a prime example of the contribution of monastic life to society amid an increasingly fast-paced world.
Oct 17, 2017 - 03:01 am .- They were supposed to be having lunch with Pope Francis.
Oct 14, 2017 - 05:22 am .- The student union president at University College Dublin said that a campaign to impeach her is a “bullying tactic” by a group of students who are intolerant of her pro-life views.
Oct 12, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- On “the day the sun danced,” thousands of people bore witness to a miracle that not only proved the validity of the Fatima Marian apparitions, but also shattered the prevalent belief at the time that God was no longer relevant, according to one theologian.
Oct 12, 2017 - 10:20 am .- As interreligious tensions and a migration crisis continue in the Middle East, key Church leaders in the region have said Christians largely feel abandoned by the international community, which has done little to help resolve the situation.
Oct 11, 2017 - 12:05 am .- The third secret of Fatima deals with past events, but at the same time its call to conversion is always current, always up to date, said Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State emeritus.  
Oct 10, 2017 - 06:07 am .- Patrick Canac was baptized, but like so many others, drifted away from the Church over time.
Oct 10, 2017 - 03:01 am .- This is part two of a two-part series. Part one covered the historical context, contents of the apparitions, and Miracle of the Sun.   The secrets of Fatima
Oct 9, 2017 - 01:01 pm .- The Diocese of Lancaster announced Friday that the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus Christ Sovereign Priest, an order of contemplative religious sisters, are being welcomed into the diocese with the aim of inspiring a model of prayer and vocation within the local Church.
Oct 9, 2017 - 12:06 pm .- At the close of a Rome conference on child protection online, a leading expert in the field said that while the statistics are well-known, he was surprised by the lack of awareness about the problem.
Oct 9, 2017 - 03:01 am .- It’s the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church.
Oct 6, 2017 - 11:08 pm .- The Helpers of the Good Shepherd, an order of religious sisters dedicated to helping victims of sexual exploitation, drew praise from Cardinal Carlos Osoro Sierra of Madrid for their witness to the dignity of women.
Oct 6, 2017 - 05:50 pm .- The Legionaries of Christ announced Friday that Fr. Óscar Turrión, who was rector of the Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae until earlier this year, has fathered two children and intends to leave priestly ministry.
Oct 6, 2017 - 12:12 pm .- In a joint declaration on the need to protect youth on the internet, leaders and experts from various fields stressed the need Friday to raise awareness of digital dangers and to collaborate on child protection.
Oct 6, 2017 - 03:02 am .- The niece of Fatima visionary Sr. Lucia dos Santos said her aunt was a normal person like everyone else, but shared some personal advice that her saintly relative used to give: to pray at least something every day.  

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