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Combat the world’s elitism with inclusion, Pope encourages youth

Vatican City, Jun 9, 2017 / 04:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis participated in a Google Hangout on Friday with youth from around the world, emphasizing that “everyone has meaning,” even though the world will try to exclude certain people. Combatting a world which promotes elitism and […]

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‘Drinking with the Saints’ – book encourages Catholic fellowship, good spirits

Waco, Texas, Dec 20, 2015 / 03:17 pm (CNA).- “I should like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings. I should like the angels of Heaven to be drinking it through time eternal.” While that might not exactly sound like a quote from a […]

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Practice what you preach, Pope encourages new archbishops

Vatican City, Jun 29, 2015 / 12:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his Mass for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul on Monday, Pope Francis called on the Church's new archbishops to be courageous witnesses who are not ashamed of Christ, and who are convinced by what […]

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Pope Francis encourages bishops of Bosnia and Herzegovina in reconciliation

Vatican City, Mar 17, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his address to the bishops from Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday, Pope Francis urged them to foster reconciliation and peaceful coexistence in their country, which has been marked by ethno-religious tensions. “The society in which you […]

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Indian bishop encourages celebration of color festival in joy, freedom

Pune, India, Mar 6, 2015 / 03:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With Indians and Hindus celebrating Holi, a spring festival of colors, today, Bishop Thomas Dabre of Poona has encouraged the faithful to participate in the celebration, which is meant to promote spiritual and social harmony. Holi is […]

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Don’t give up hope, Cardinal Dolan encourages after NYPD shooting

New York City, N.Y., Dec 22, 2014 / 09:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the violence, darkness and confusion of the world, we can find hope and peace in the promise of Christ, said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York in response to the killing of two […]

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Build on the fruit of missionaries, Pope encourages Zambian bishops

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2014 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his ad limina address to the bishops of Zambia on Monday, Pope Francis urged them to continue to build upon the efforts of missionaries to the country, a quarter of whose people are Catholic, and who […]

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Autism not a cause to lose hope, Vatican conference encourages

Vatican City, Nov 22, 2014 / 04:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An international conference held this week at the Vatican is looking to bring “a message of hope and joy” to persons with autism and their families. “The Person with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Animating Hope” gathered an array […]

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Don’t rush to judge Columbus, anthropologist encourages

Don't rush to judge Columbus, anthropologist encourages

Providence, R.I., Oct 13, 2014 / 04:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The controversies surrounding Christopher Columbus are sometimes misplaced and should not overshadow Columbus’ Christian motives in his voyages,  a scholar of religious studies and anthropology has said. “In recent times, Christopher Columbus has become the symbol for […]

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Pope encourages Ghana bishops in Ebola aid, evangelization efforts

Pope encourages Ghana bishops in Ebola aid, evangelization efforts

Vatican City, Sep 27, 2014 / 06:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Personal conversion is the key to the work and fruits of the Church, Pope Francis told bishops visiting Rome from Ghana, particularly noting the Church’s healthcare apostolate, due to the Ebola outbreak in several nearby countries. “From […]

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