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Australian bishops apologize for Church’s failure in sex abuse crisis

Sydney, Australia, Feb 6, 2017 / 10:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Days before Australia’s Royal Commission on institutional sex abuse begins their final hearing into the Church’s response to their abuse crisis, the country’s bishops have issued several statements expressing sorrow for past failures, and committing to do […]

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Cardinal Müller: Can’t receive Communion? You can still participate in Church’s life

Cologne, Germany, Mar 3, 2016 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A focus on the reception of Holy Communion by the divorced-and-remarried misses the larger point of pastoral care: participation in the Church's whole life, Cardinal Gerhard Müller said in an interview on Tuesday. “The Pope always says […]

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Pray that the family synod will deepen the Church’s spiritual discernment, Pope asks

Guayaquil, Ecuador, Jul 6, 2015 / 12:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During a Mass said on Monday, the first full day of his visit to Ecuador, Pope Francis called for prayers that the upcoming Synod on the Family might discern the needs of the family, an institution irreplaceable […]

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Financial transparency serves the Church’s mission, says Vatican official

Vatican City, Jun 2, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an exclusive interview with CNA, the director of the Vatican's financial watchdog stressed that the Holy See has pursued the goal of adopting international standards for financial transparency in accord with the Church's mission, and not […]

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Lay people at the forefront of the Church’s mission, says Pope

Vatican City, Mar 14, 2015 / 01:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reminded lay men and women of their place in the “front lines” in spreading the Gospel, living as Christian witnesses in the secular world. Being “immersed in the world,” the Pope said Saturday, lay persons […]

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Chinese Bible association gathers to make Scripture the heart of Church’s life

Taipei, Taiwan, Feb 26, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The United Chinese Catholic Biblical Association held its tenth World Chinese Biblical Congress last month in Taiwan, drawing participants from 18 countries to reflect on Scripture and its place in the new evangelization. “The congress was a […]

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Natural family planning, theology of the body – the Church’s ‘best-kept secrets’

Denver, Colo., Feb 11, 2015 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- If you ask Archbishop Aquila, theology of the body and natural family planning – both practical resources on human sexuality – may be the Church’s best-kept secrets. “The truth is, the Church has many positive things to […]

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A providential boost for the Philippine church’s Year for Poor

Manila, Philippines, Jan 18, 2015 / 10:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest currently stationed in the Philippine diocese of Cebu said that not only is Pope Francis' visit an opportunity to vamp-up evangelization efforts, but also fuels the local church's push to help the poor. “Part of […]

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Pope Francis’ new cardinals shed light on Church’s minorities

Vatican City, Jan 4, 2015 / 06:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis announced the names of the 15 bishops to be created cardinals in February, many of whom hail from small dioceses which have never before had a cardinal. “As was already […]

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In Zimbabwe, poverty is the Church’s biggest enemy

Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, Dec 30, 2014 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Felix Tachiona Mukaro is disappointed in his country’s politicians, as many Zimbabweans are, saying they are more concerned with power than the peoples' poverty. “All they care about is influence and power, not the country itself […]

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