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Be a Good Samaritan to Christians in Syria and Iraq, bishop pleads

Indianapolis, Ind., Jun 16, 2017 / 06:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.S. bishops discussed immigration at their annual meeting this week, one Syriac Catholic bishop begged them not to forget Christian refugees in Syria and the Middle East. “I need your presence, to feel you are […]

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Good Friday Collection to benefit Holy Land Christians

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 05:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Christians in the Middle East continue to suffer innumerable hardships this Lenten season, the Vatican has announced that this year’s Good Friday Collection will benefit Christian communities in the Holy Land. “Once again, from every part […]

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Is religion good or bad for society? Two experts debate

Boulder, Colo., Feb 6, 2016 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An auditorium on the campus of the University of Colorado bustled with hundreds of people as a crowd of students and non-students alike gathered to watch two experts go head-to-head to debate an age old question: Is […]

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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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Deacon Keith Fournier explains ‘the common good’ in a new CNA column

Richmond, Va., Sep 10, 2015 / 06:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a new column for CNA, “The Common Good with Deacon Keith Fournier”, the author has set out to restore a fuller understanding to the meaning of conscience and how it should shape the way Christians live […]

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For Pope Francis, Good Friday shrouded in grief over persecuted Christians

Rome, Italy, Apr 3, 2015 / 03:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Both Pope Francis' Good Friday service at the Vatican and the Stations of the Cross held at the Colosseum later in the day zeroed-in on the plight of persecuted Christians around the world. “In you, Divine Love, […]

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Italian bishop to offer Good Friday Way of the Cross meditations at Colosseum

Rome, Italy, Mar 11, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishop who preached the final Lenten spiritual exercises for St. John Paul II has been chosen to prepare meditations for the Way of the Cross to be celebrated on Good Friday at the Colosseum before Pope […]

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What makes a good priest? Friendship with Jesus Christ

Denver, Colo., Mar 7, 2015 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, the biggest challenges to priestly formation today can be overcome through divine friendship with Christ and the practice of Christian love. “The priest is to be a man of charity because […]

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Pope Francis: Satan seduces by disguising evil as good

Pope Francis: Satan seduces by disguising evil as good

Vatican City, Sep 29, 2014 / 06:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday’s feast of the archangels Pope Francis spoke of the ongoing battle between the devil and mankind, encouraging attendees to pray to the angels, who have been charged to defend us. “He presents things as if […]

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