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Pope 'deeply saddened' by Connecticut shooting

Dec 16, 2012

The Pope expressed sorrow over the Sandy Hook school shooting that massacred 20 children and offered prayers for the victims'... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez celebrates Mass Dec. 2, 2012 after the Marian procession of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo courtesy of Victor Alemán-vida-nueva.com.

Advent is a 'season of Mary,' Archbishop Gomez says

Dec 11, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles is describing Advent as “a season of Mary” and a time for Catholics... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square. CNA file photo.

Christmas is more than a party, Pope explains

Dec 9, 2012

The Pope asked Catholics to prepare for Christmas amid a consumerist society by listening to the voice of John the... Read more