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Legion of Christ responds to ‘Paradise Papers’ claims of offshore accounts

Rome, Italy, Nov 18, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reports about the Legion of Christ’s offshore accounts date to the time of its disgraced founder and do not apply to the religious institute today, a spokesman has said. “Today the Legion of Christ does not own […]

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Pope Francis: To follow Christ means also to accept the cross

Vatican City, Sep 3, 2017 / 08:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis spoke about the sacrifice of the cross, explaining how as followers of Christ we must embrace suffering, because it is through the suffering and death of Christ that his love is made known […]

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Youth raise voices ahead of 2018 synod: we want to follow Christ

Rome, Italy, Apr 11, 2017 / 02:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a prayer vigil with youth this weekend, Pope Francis said the Church needs to listen to the voice of young people, and some of them have responded saying they want to let the world know they […]

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Seeking Christ is always a risk – but it’s worth it, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 13, 2017 / 03:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily on Friday morning, Pope Francis commented on the Gospel story of the paralytic lowered through the roof, saying that stagnant faith breeds unkindness while authentic faith takes risks to be closer to Jesus. Searching […]

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‘You are witnesses of Christ,’ Cardinal Parolin tells new Swiss Guards

Vatican City, May 6, 2016 / 02:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Every year on the Anniversary of the 1527 Sack of Rome, the new recruits for the Pontifical Swiss Guard swear an oath to protect and defend the Pope, with their lives if necessary. This year 23 young […]

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Christ is our only hope – Syrian Christians pray for miracles amid Islamists’ carnage

Washington D.C., Sep 18, 2015 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Syrian natives who have ministered to refugees from the civil war there are trusting in God to protect their fellow Christians. There are many “satans” in the world, but “there’s a lot right now in Syria and […]

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Pope prays with Paraguay clergy, urges conformity to Christ

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 11, 2015 / 05:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reflected on the nature of Christian vocation on Saturday during a meeting with Paraguay’s clergy, religious and seminarians.  “A person called by God does not show off; he or she does not seek recognition or […]

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Unity with Christ will transform your life, Pope says

Vatican City, May 3, 2015 / 06:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Sunday Regina Coeli address Pope Francis focused on the parable of the vine and the branches, saying that it reveals the importance of uniting oneself to Jesus, who changes how we live. “Jesus is the […]

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Touch and be healed by the merciful wounds of Christ, Pope says

Rome, Italy, Apr 12, 2015 / 05:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily on Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis said that Jesus’ scars are full of mercy, and encouraged attendees to imitate the apostle Thomas in touching them and allowing their hearts to be converted. “The Lord […]

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India bishop: Christ is working through the tragedy of present-day martyrdom

Miao, India, Apr 6, 2015 / 05:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Easter letter released this week, Bishop George Pallipparambil of Miao reflected on Christ's work through the tragedies of this life, noting the ongoing persecution of Christians and in particular the martyrdom of 21 Coptic Christians […]

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