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May 14, 2019 - 06:53 am .- Pope Francis Tuesday gave his approval for eight sainthood causes to proceed, including that of Bl. Dulce Lopes Pontes, a 20th-century religious sister who served Brazil’s poor.
May 14, 2019 - 04:00 am .- Deacon Drake McCalister is many things that most men about to become Catholic priests are not.
May 14, 2019 - 12:07 am .- In the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s successful reelection bid last week, South Africa’s Catholic bishops are applauding the country’s efforts to hold a free and fair election, but have also issued stern expectations for the new government.
May 13, 2019 - 06:48 pm .- As part of his efforts to increase interreligious peace, Ghana’s chief imam attended Easter Mass ahead of his 100th birthday celebration.
May 13, 2019 - 04:13 pm .- The Sri Lankan Catholic Church on May 12 held its first public Sunday Masses since suicide bombers claimed more than 250 lives and injured hundreds of others on Easter.
May 12, 2019 - 10:36 am .- A group of gunmen burned down a Catholic Church during Sunday Mass and killed at least six people, including a priest, in the West African nation of Burkina Faso this morning. 
May 12, 2019 - 07:46 am .- Pope Francis has given the green light for Catholics to organize pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a site of alleged Marian apparitions, though the Church has not yet given a verdict on the apparitions' authenticity.
May 12, 2019 - 07:05 am .- On Sunday, Pope Francis advised listening to and speaking with Christ the Good Shepherd in prayer, so that one can be guided on the right paths of life.
May 12, 2019 - 04:00 am .- This year, 481 men in the United States will kneel in cathedral churches and be ordained as Catholic priests for Jesus Christ.
May 11, 2019 - 02:20 pm .- Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago is distancing himself from the decision of a pastor who invited controversial preacher Louis Farrakhan to speak at his parish, saying that he was not consulted before Farrakhan’s talk.
May 11, 2019 - 11:04 am .- Pope Francis has personally invited young economists and entrepreneurs to join him in Assisi, Italy, in 2020, to discuss how to bring the culture of life and care for the common good to the global economy.
May 11, 2019 - 03:38 am .- When Fr. Gregory Bierbaum heard about the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, just two miles up the road, he drove to Rock Bottom, a restaurant where students who had escaped the school were gathering.
May 11, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Not everyone who goes to high school will go to college, the founders of a new Minnesota high school say, but everyone should be prepared for leadership, service, and virtuous lives.
May 10, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- The Alabama Senate has delayed a vote on a bill to outlaw abortion, following a disagreement between Republican and Democratic state senators on Thursday over whether an exception for cases of rape or incest should be included in the bill.
May 10, 2019 - 06:05 pm .- A new proposal from the Trump administration would change the way the national poverty threshold is calculated, potentially leading millions of low-income Americans to lose federal assistance.
May 10, 2019 - 05:10 pm .- More than 1,000 people gathered May 10 for a public demonstration against recent social media videos that depicted a Pennsylvania lawmaker berating pro-life witnesses.
May 10, 2019 - 04:07 pm .- A leading national pro-life group has criticized Montana’s governor for vetoing a bill that would require medical professionals to save babies who survive an abortion attempt.
May 10, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- On May 14, 2019, abortion will have been legal in Canada for half a century. Since it became legal, approximately six million Canadians have died by abortion, and about 300 preborn babies are killed each day.
May 10, 2019 - 10:54 am .- Though dramatic representations of demonic possessions, as seen in Hollywood, can make them appear to be the primary method of the devil, one Dominican priest and exorcist has warned that the greater and more common threat to a person’s salvation is the temptation to sin.
May 10, 2019 - 07:55 am .- EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that it will launch a news service for the African continent.