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Everything you need to know about Fatima (Part 1)

Fatima, Portugal, Oct 9, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church. One hundred years ago, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in a field in Fatima, Portugal. She brought with […]

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You’ve got questions (about death)? The Church has answers.

London, England, Jul 6, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the 14th century, approximately one third of the population of Europe – or anywhere from 75 million to 200 million people – was wiped out due to what became known as the Black Death. Characterized by […]

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For Francis, human development is about ‘integrating body and soul’

Vatican City, Apr 4, 2017 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis spoke about what an ‘integral human development’ looks like, saying that development must include the whole person, both physically and spiritually. “Development does not consist in having the regulation of more and more […]

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‘Astounding’ – Cardinal Dolan talks about his trip to Iraq

Erbil, Iraq, Apr 13, 2016 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As he leaves Iraqi Kurdistan, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said what struck him most during the visit were the people’s faith and hope, despite violent persecution. “These people from an earthly point of view don't have much, but […]

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Here’s what Archbishop Kurtz thought about Pope Francis’ visit

Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 30, 2015 / 06:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, hearing the words of Pope Francis is like being taken back in time to when he first experienced his “original call” to serve the Church through the priesthood. “When I hear […]

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Why this former rock journalist authored a book about chastity

Washington D.C., Jul 28, 2015 / 12:46 pm (CNA).- One day, when Dawn Eden was 31 years-old, she ventured into the section of a bookstore that she had never visited before.    This journey into the store was somewhat out of character for Eden, who preferred listening […]

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What you think you know about human trafficking is probably wrong

Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2015 / 06:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Human trafficking. It’s been called “modern-day slavery” and a “silent epidemic.” It affects tens of millions every year and yet remains largely in the shadows – even within the United States. Much remains to be done in […]

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‘The unthinkable is real,’ author warns about persecutions of Middle East Christians

New York City, N.Y., Jun 27, 2015 / 04:07 pm (CNA).- Growing unrest in the Middle East is causing great concern for the Christian community around the world, and author George J. Marlin is hoping to enlighten Western Christians on how seriously matters are progressing, as their […]

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What’s unprecedented about Pope Francis’ Year for Mercy

Vatican City, May 8, 2015 / 06:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In tune with his knack for making history, Pope Francis' Year for Mercy will include things no other jubilee has: worldwide “missionaries of mercy,” and “holy doors” in every diocese for pilgrims to walk through.      […]

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Pope Francis on marriage: It’s not about the dress or photos. It’s about the mission.

Vatican City, May 6, 2015 / 10:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Marriage is more than the wedding ceremony, the flowers, the dress, the photos, Pope Francis said in his weekly general audience: it is a participation in the Church's mission. “Men and women, courageous enough to carry this […]

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