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Teen attributes recovery from coma to global prayer chain

Jun 13, 2013

A year ago, 16 year-old Antonia Cabrera suffered a stroke and was expected to die. Today, she can speak, walk... Read more

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Survival of hot air balloon crash attributed to God's help

May 1, 2013

Family members and rescue workers are crediting God for what they described as the miraculous rescue of five women who... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates Mass at Domus Galilee during a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Prayer vigils offer solidarity after Boston attack

Apr 18, 2013

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, people of diverse faith backgrounds are uniting in prayer for the victims... Read more

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Businessmen join in spiritual bouquet for cardinal electors

Mar 12, 2013

The Catholic Business Journal is encouraging its readers, radio audience and online subscribers to join in a spiritual bouquet to... Read more

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Rome youth center to host perpetual adoration during conclave

Mar 8, 2013

A center for students and young people in Rome has announced that it will host 24-hour Eucharistic adoration to pray... Read more

Knights of Columbus launch Twitter prayer campaign for Pope

Feb 19, 2013

The Knights of Columbus have invited the faithful to participate in a Twitter initiative to pledge their prayers for Pope... Read more

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Benedict XVI plans life of prayer after retirement

Feb 11, 2013

After Pope Benedict XVI retires at the end of February he will dedicate himself to a life of prayer and... Read more

Deacons from St. Paul's Seminary pray the rosary at St. Peter's Basilica on Jan. 16, 2013.

Vatican Rosary begins live broadcast

Jan 28, 2013

The Vatican is now broadcasting the Rosary live every weekday from St. Peter's Square.  Read more

Bishop David L. Ricken.

US bishops recommend prayers for Year of Faith

Dec 9, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

By working to enrich their prayer lives, Catholics can grow closer to Christ and more deeply live out the Year... Read more

Bishops participate in the Liturgy of the Hours at their 2012 Fall General Assembly.

US bishops approve revisions to Liturgy of the Hours

Nov 15, 2012

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has approved a plan to draft an amended edition of the English-language Liturgy of... Read more

Thou Shalt Not Kill yard sign being distributed in the archdiocese.

Campaign against New Orleans violence recalls 1815 prayers

Oct 15, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

“Thou shalt not kill” is the message on yard signs being distributed to parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans... Read more

Eucharistic Adoration.

Charlotte diocese holds prayer vigil, adoration during DNC

Sep 6, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The Diocese of Charlotte is holding a Vigil for Liberty with Eucharistic adoration at St. Patrick Cathedral just a mile... Read more

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Brazilian women's volleyball team celebrates gold with prayer

Aug 14, 2012

The Brazilian women's volleyball team, together with the entire coaching staff, knelt down together to pray an emotional “Our Father”... Read more

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Missouri 'Right to Pray' amendment passes with large majority

Aug 9, 2012

A constitutional amendment protecting Missouri residents’ right to pray in public passed by large margins in the Aug. 8 election.  Read more

Pope Benedict holds a general audience in August 2011 at the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo.

Pope explains St. Dominic's nine ways of prayer

Aug 8, 2012

On the Feast of St. Dominic, Pope Benedict XVI praised the founder of the Order of Preachers as “a man... Read more

Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France.

French bishops ask faithful to pray for families and country Aug. 15

Aug 7, 2012

Leaders of the Catholic Church in France have asked all Catholic dioceses to unite in prayer for the country's future... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI in the Pope Paul VI Hall.

Prayer is the surest guide for life's troubles, Pope says

Jun 20, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI says the life and writings of St. Paul should remind all Christians that the surest guide through... Read more

Hundreds of clergy unite to pray Rosary for world's priests

Jun 9, 2012

On June 15, as the Catholic Church celebrates both the Feast of the Sacred Heart and World Priest Day, over... Read more

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH).

Senator proposes adding prayer to WWII memorial

May 17, 2012

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has introduced a bill to place President Franklin D. Roosevelt's D-Day prayer on the World... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square, April 18, 2012.

Pope outlines power of the Holy Spirit in prayer

May 16, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI says Christians should avail themselves to the Holy Spirit in prayer – particularly when they cannot find... Read more