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Pioneering missionary bishop to China considered for beatification

Shanghai, China, Aug 10, 2017 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A cardinal who helped change Catholic missionary work in China is now a possible candidate for beatification.  Cardinal Celso Costantini became the first apostolic delegate to China in 1922. The situation in China was particularly complex in […]

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Be a Good Samaritan to Christians in Syria and Iraq, bishop pleads

Indianapolis, Ind., Jun 16, 2017 / 06:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.S. bishops discussed immigration at their annual meeting this week, one Syriac Catholic bishop begged them not to forget Christian refugees in Syria and the Middle East. “I need your presence, to feel you are […]

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US bishop says Trump budget at odds with Catholic, American ideals

Louisville, Ky., May 26, 2017 / 05:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The former head of the US bishops decried President Trump's budget plan, claiming its cuts to social services conflict with both the Catholic faith and American principles. “Whether through Social Security, Medicaid, food stamps or foreign aid, […]

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Guam bishop aims to resolve ‘distress’ regarding Neocatechumenal Way

Hagatna, Guam, Mar 18, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The practices of the Neocatechumenal Way in Guam have drawn attention from the island's coadjutor archbishop, who has said its members are to stop forming new communities for a year, in the interest of healing divisions in […]

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Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 27, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have thus far prompted numerous critiques from concerned U.S. Catholic bishops. The most recent order, issued Feb. 20, directed officials to more aggressively find, arrest, and deport […]

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What an Italian bishop saw at his first exorcism

Rome, Italy, Jan 8, 2017 / 04:25 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Erio Castellucci has a response to those who think the devil is not real: “they’re mistaken.” “All you have to do is witness an exorcism to understand that evil is a specific entity, as well as a […]

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This is ‘wrong,’ bishop tells Notre Dame for awarding Joe Biden

South Bend, Ind., Mar 15, 2016 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Vice President Joe Biden's “gravely irresponsible” rejection of Catholic teaching on abortion and marriage should disqualify him from Notre Dame's Laetare Medal, the local bishop has said. “We should seek to honor those who act to […]

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Here’s what Bishop Conley sees as the purpose of education

Lincoln, Neb., Dec 30, 2015 / 04:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Neb. vividly remembers his father asking him what on earth he planned to do with his English degree. “Open up an English shop?” Bishop Conley said with a laugh. Most English majors […]

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What’s the point of education? Bishop Conley has some ideas

Lincoln, Neb., Sep 17, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Neb. vividly remembers his father asking him what on earth he planned to do with his English degree. “Open up an English shop?” Bishop Conley said with a laugh. Most English majors […]

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Stop chatting during the Sign of Peace, says Brazilian bishop

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Aug 11, 2015 / 06:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The sign of peace during Mass is not a time for congratulations or small talk, but a prayerful time to wish peace to those closest to each person, clarified the bishop of Barretos in Sao Paulo, […]

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