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Polish cardinal, “Rosary Priest” among sainthood causes moving forward

Vatican City, Dec 19, 2017 / 04:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Tuesday recognized the heroic virtue of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, the former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warsaw, as well as Patrick Peyton, an Irish priest known for his promotion of the Rosary. The Pope recognized the […]

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Ahead of US visit, Pope Francis is popular among Americans

Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2015 / 09:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Most Americans have a favorable view of Pope Francis and think he has a message for all the country's citizens, but most also know little about him and aren’t sure news reports about him are accurate, a […]

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Three laypersons among saints’ causes advanced by Pope Francis

Vatican City, Mar 18, 2015 / 11:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis recognized on Wednesday the heroic virtue of seven persons on the path of canonization, including a young Italian laywoman, as well as a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the […]

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A top-notch contender: Knights of Columbus among world’s most ethical companies

New Haven, Conn., Mar 10, 2015 / 06:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- You have probably heard about their work with charitable organizations and the international councils that they've founded across the globe. You may have benefited from their life insurance program, or know someone who belongs to the […]

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Burma’s Bibles: encouraging love of Scripture among the laity

Yangon, Burma, Jan 29, 2015 / 06:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in Burma is engaged in a series of biblical seminars to aid in catechesis and in drawing the laity to read and appreciate Sacred Scripture, heeding the call of the Second Vatican Council. “Our vision […]

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American priest among saints causes advanced by Pope Francis

Vatican City, Jan 23, 2015 / 10:28 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Servant of God Aloysius Schwartz is one of the 11 causes for canonization that Pope Francis advanced yesterday, and will be granted the title “Venerable” with the pontiff’s recognition of his heroic virtue. Pope Francis approved the […]

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Among Christian refugees in Kurdistan, ‘no one is angry at God’

Erbil, Iraq, Jan 11, 2015 / 06:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- “Thank you, thank you, thank you:” Suheila, an elderly Christian woman from Mosul was effusive in expressing her gratitude to a group of European visitors. "May God make things easy for you in […]

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Palestinian nuns among newly advanced causes for sainthood

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Saturday approved the advancement in the causes for sainthood of eight men and women, including two Palestinian nuns and an 20th century Italian wife and mother. The Holy Father authorized the promulgation of the […]

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Canon lawyer, bishop: ‘Gay marriage’ among sins preventing Communion

Canon lawyer, bishop: 'Gay marriage' among sins preventing Communion

Lewistown, Montana, Sep 25, 2014 / 04:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The denial of Holy Communion to a same-sex couple who obtained a marriage license is in line with broader Church teaching on public grave sin and the Eucharist, explained a prominent canon lawyer. The provision that supports […]

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Pope praises brotherhood forged among Albania’s religions

Pope praises brotherhood forged among Albania's religions

Aboard the papal plane, Sep 22, 2014 / 11:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on the return flight from Albania praised the country for its youth and its “higher culture” that is “capable of building brotherhood” among Christians and Muslims. The Pope said Albania is “a European […]

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