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A rare glimpse into the lives of Thailand’s Red Nuns

Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 27, 2016 / 08:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An American group of cloistered nuns has opened a new monastery to bring their contemplative spirituality to the northeast of Thailand. “Our contribution to the world’s need is prayer,” Sister Joan Claver O.Ss.R, prioress and founder of […]

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Don’t fall into the traps of relativism and rigidity, Pope says

Vatican City, Oct 10, 2015 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily on Friday Pope Francis focused on the importance of knowing how to discern whether something comes from God or the devil, who seduces and leads us to either become too rigid or relativistic. “The […]

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How Laudato Si is being put into practice in India

Miao, India, Jul 25, 2015 / 04:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The diocese of Miao, India sits in rich, mountainous forest terrain on the edge of the Himalayas. Most of its residents are tribal artisans whose livelihood is solely dependent on the local natural resources and the forest’s […]

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Want to put the Pope’s encyclical into practice? Protect religious freedom, archbishop says

Washington D.C., Jul 4, 2015 / 02:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious freedom is absolutely necessary to implement the teachings of Pope Francis’ recent encyclical Laudato Si, said the U.S. bishops’ domestic justice spokesman on Independence Day. The Pope’s recent encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si, demands that […]

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Hindu priest breaks into tears after elderly nun raped in India

Krishnanagar, India, Mar 17, 2015 / 03:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the “heinous” rape of an elderly nun in the Indian state of West Bengal over the weekend, protestors have rallied in opposition to violence against women, with one Hindu priest tearfully voicing sorrow for the vicious […]

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Two years into papacy, Francis continues path set in first moments

Vatican City, Mar 13, 2015 / 04:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The infant moments of Francis’ papacy deeply signified what his future mission would be like, reflected Catholics who were present for his election two years ago. After white smoke wafted up from the Sistine Chapel signaling a […]

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A priest, a rabbi, and an imam walk into a website

Austin, Texas, Feb 15, 2015 / 04:05 am (CNA).- It is hard to ignore the fact that religious intolerance has reached a boiling point the world over in the past year or so. The radical-Islamic groups ISIS and Boko Haram have become notorious for killing and persecuting […]

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Two years into retirement, the legacy of Father Benedict endures

Vatican City, Feb 11, 2015 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two years to the day since Pope Benedict XVI told the world of his historic decision to step down from the papal office, those impacted by his pontificate say that his legacy is still burning bright. “Pope […]

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Beyond the digital, into the heart: a Vatican take on communication

Vatican City, Jan 29, 2015 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's top communications official said that true interaction requires more than just phones and internet – and that dialogue is an interpersonal encounter we learn even from our mother's womb. “The first way of communication, the […]

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Pope Francis casts into the deep to find two cardinals for Oceania

Wellington, New Zealand, Jan 5, 2015 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At his Angelus address on Jan. 4 Pope Francis announced the appointment of 20 cardinals, among whom are two representatives from Oceania: Archbishop John Dew of Wellington, and Bishop Soane Mafi of Tonga. They will be […]

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