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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Mary’s 'embrace' shows unity of the Americas, says Pope

Dec 11, 2013

By Elise Harris

At the end of his general audience, Pope Francis reflected on tomorrow’s feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of... Read more

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 12, 2013.

US bishops' president: Pope calls us to 'see the person first'

Nov 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

The new leader of the U.S. bishops said that Pope Francis is calling Catholics to follow Christ in the Gospels... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson speaks with CNA in Rome on March 15, 2013.

Pope Francis could renew Catholicism in Americas, says Knights' chief

Mar 15, 2013

By Alan Holdren

Just as Pope John Paul II influenced many in Poland, the rise of an Argentinian to the papacy is set... Read more

A Canadian pro-life representative and Cardinal Marc Ouellet speak with CNA on Dec. 11, 2012.

Cardinal Ouellet: Cultural renewal in Americas requires Mary's message

Dec 12, 2012

By Carl Bunderson, Alan Holdren

The message of Our Lady of Guadalupe promotes a culture of life and is at the center of the New... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI speaks to participants in the Ecclesia in America conference on Dec. 9, 2012.

Pope calls for renewed missionary spirit in the Americas

Dec 10, 2012

The solution to the issues plaguing the American continent is to renew faith in Christ, Pope Benedict XVI said as... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet presides over the Dec. 9, 2012 opening Mass for the Ecclesia in America Conference.

Cardinal encourages creative Catholic unity across Americas

Dec 10, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops, opened an international meeting on the Catholic Church in... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Evangelization, societal challenges will be focus of Americas summit

Dec 4, 2012

Church leaders from North, Central and South America are meeting in Rome to discuss the New Evangelization across the region... Read more