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Christian beauty and encounter – one author’s proposal to heal a wounded culture

Denver, Colo., Oct 4, 2017 / 06:14 am (CNA).- The power of Christian beauty and human encounter will be the focus of a leading Communion and Liberation priest as he holds a roundtable discussion and speaking tour of North America this Oct. 9-15. “Do we Christians still […]

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Christian leaders in Zambia warn against government abuses

Lusaka, Zambia, Jun 26, 2017 / 02:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The leaders of three major Christian groups in Zambia have issued a strongly worded letter on the political state of the country, calling on Zambians to “examine our conscience, seek the truth, and work towards bringing back […]

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Pope: Christian unity can’t happen if we linger on problems of the past

Rome, Italy, Jan 25, 2017 / 10:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During an ecumenical Vespers service on Wednesday, Pope Francis told both Catholics and members of other Christian communities that unity can only happen when past grievances are forgiven and all sides walk forward with their gaze on […]

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Christian Easter celebrations targeted in Pakistan suicide bombing

Lahore, Pakistan, Mar 27, 2016 / 02:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A crowded park in Lahore, Pakistan where Christian families were celebrating Easter Sunday was the site of an apparent suicide bombing that left at least 65 dead and 300 wounded.  Many women and children were among those […]

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Benedict XVI and Christian Europe, as seen by a Japanese scholar

Vatican City, Aug 14, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Benedict XVI’s role in Europe is the focus of a Japanese scholar who says the Pope emeritus’ recent decades show his engagement in a dialogue that promotes both Catholic identity and what he saw as the best […]

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In Middle East martyrdoms, Pope Francis sees seeds of Christian unity

Vatican City, Jun 20, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Meeting with Syriac Orthodox leaders on Friday, Pope Francis decried the continuing martyrdom of Middle East Christians, and gave special mention to two Christian bishops kidnapped in Syria two years ago. “The blood of the martyrs is […]

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Stewardship for God’s creation: the Christian landscape behind Pope Francis’ new encyclical

Vatican City, Jun 12, 2015 / 04:16 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical on ecology will draw from decades of Catholic social thought on God’s creation in light of new perspectives on environmental problems, a prominent magazine has said ahead of the encyclical’s release. “Believers have an […]

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Another Christian youth is accused over blasphemy law in Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan, May 28, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Tension and fear have gripped the Christian community in Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, after a Muslim mob attacked the community on Sunday when a young Christian man was accused of blasphemy. The city's archbishop, Sebastian Shaw, […]

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Respect creation – this is a must for every single Christian, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, May 24, 2015 / 10:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis used Sunday's feast of Pentecost – the descent of the Holy Spirit – as an occasion to remind Christians of their duty to care for and respect the earth. “The Holy Spirit whom Christ sent […]

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Martyrdom serves Christian unity, Pope Francis tells Coptic Orthodox patriarch

Vatican City, May 12, 2015 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a message sent Sunday to the leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Francis said advances toward reconciliation are strengthened by the martyrs and that Christians must unite to confront shared global challenges. “Today more than […]

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