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Just how important are presidential Supreme Court picks?

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2016 / 06:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Both major presidential candidates say that the future of the Supreme Court depends on this election – but how important is the Court to Catholics, and will the next president really shape it? “It is certainly one […]

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Pope to Ugandan catechists: Your work is not easy. But it is important.

Munyonyo, Uganda, Nov 27, 2015 / 10:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking with catechists and teachers in Uganda, Pope Francis on Friday offered encouragement and stressed that witnessing the faith is critical for the growth of the Church.   “Even when the task seems too much, the resources […]

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Think you’re important because you have money? Think again, Pope says

Vatican City, May 26, 2015 / 08:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily Tuesday Pope Francis cautioned against the “counter-witness” of those who seek to follow both Jesus and worldly temptations, saying that to follow Christ means denying oneself and serving others. “There are three things, three […]

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The important role you can play in defending marriage in Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb., Mar 5, 2015 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On March 9, hundreds of same-sex couples will flood Nebraska’s county clerk offices to receive marriage licenses for the first time in the state. At the same time, hundreds of Catholics will be uniting in prayer and […]

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For Cardinal Baldisseri, consensus at the Synod of Bishops remains important

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2015 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even though the 2014 Synod on the Family's final report included three paragraphs that failed to gain a consensus among the synod fathers, the secretary general of the Synod of Bishop maintains that the principle of consensus […]

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The Gospel is more important that soap operas or gossip, Pope says

Vatican City, Feb 3, 2015 / 05:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily Tuesday Pope Francis noted the importance of contemplating scripture, and urged faithful to read the Gospel for 10-15 minutes a day, rather than watching soap operas or exchanging gossip. “At home, 15 minutes, pick […]

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Why Junipero Serra’s canonization is important for the new evangelization

Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 22, 2015 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Although the colonial and missionary period of California’s history is often riddled with bitter memories, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles reflected on the life of the missionary Bl. Junipero Serra as a bold witness to […]

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What kinds of family issues are important to a Nicaraguan bishop?

What kinds of family issues are important to a Nicaraguan bishop?

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 02:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Gang violence, family separation and a “chauvinistic culture” that strains marriages are among the challenges facing families in parts of Latin America, said a bishop from Nicaragua. “Violence in families has actually intensified and increased” in the […]

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