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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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Pope: In Confession we encounter God’s immense mercy

Vatican City, Aug 2, 2015 / 09:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Delivering his weekly Angelus address in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, Pope Francis said that while everyone feels shame before going to Confession, this grace helps us to be open to God’s forgiveness. “There are people who […]

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The solution to North African violence – dialogue and encounter, Pope says

Vatican City, Mar 2, 2015 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday encouraged the bishops from northern Africa to dialogue with and encounter other groups, fostering hope for good relations between Muslims and Christians in the region. “Interreligious dialogue is an important part of the […]

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Go forth! Ministry leaders instructed to encounter God in the poor

Washington D.C., Feb 11, 2015 / 02:23 am (CNA).- The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference exhorted a group of Catholic leaders to go forth in ministry to serve at the peripheries of society, where they will encounter God in the poor. “Here is today’s paradox: Go […]

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Christian unity demands encounter – not theory, says Pope

Vatican City, Jan 25, 2015 / 03:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than “theoretical discussions,” what unites Christians is encounter, and a willingness to “challenge one another,” said Pope Francis as he marked the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. “Christian unity will not be […]

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A simple, intense encounter: Pope Francis and Manila’s street kids

Manila, Philippines, Jan 17, 2015 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Deviating from his schedule of events in the Philippines, Pope Francis had a brief but emotionally intense encounter with former street kids in Manila yesterday. “I saw a sense of paternity from the Pope, also physically in […]

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How one bishop sees marriage as key to ‘culture of encounter’

Baltimore, Md., Nov 12, 2014 / 03:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With marriage in crisis in the modern world, the faithful have a duty to work for its restoration, promoting the ‘culture of encounter’ called for by the Holy Father, said a leading U.S. bishop. “Pope Francis said […]

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Future depends on encounter between young and old, Pope says

Future depends on encounter between young and old, Pope says

Vatican City, Sep 28, 2014 / 09:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- There is no future without the encounter between generations, Pope Francis said –  addressing the tens of thousands of grandparents and elderly men and women gathered for Mass in Saint Peter's Square. The Sept. 28 Mass followed […]

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Media summit in Philippines hopes to bolster personal encounter

Media summit in Philippines hopes to bolster personal encounter

Lingayen, Philippines, Sep 7, 2014 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Filipino bishops' annual conference on social media, being held this month, will aim at promoting authentic encounters and at preparing for Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the nation. The Catholic Social Media Summit 2014 will be […]

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Students of Benedict XVI to discuss theology of the cross at encounter

Students of Benedict XVI to discuss theology of the cross at encounter

Rome, Italy, Aug 13, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The annual meeting of Benedict XVI's students from his time at the University of Regensburg will gather next week to discuss the theology of the cross, a member of the circle has said. The Ratzinger “Schuelerkreis,” or […]

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