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Pope tells priests to keep homilies brief: ‘no more than 10 minutes!’

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2018 / 04:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis touched on a topic close to home for both parish priests and people in the pews, offering his recipe for what makes a good homily, saying they should be short and well-prepared. However, […]

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Don’t let fear keep you from welcoming the stranger, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 14, 2018 / 04:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At a special Mass Sunday for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis said that while it is normal to be afraid of the unknown, we can’t let this direct how we respond to newcomers […]

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Priests needed: As Church growth explodes worldwide, parishes can’t keep up

Washington D.C., Jun 12, 2015 / 05:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The global Catholic population is growing – so quickly, in fact, that priest and parish numbers cannot keep up, says a new study on trends in the worldwide Church. And this poses a challenge: With an overall […]

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Pope to Peruvian pro-lifers: ‘Keep shaking things up’

Lima, Peru, Jun 5, 2015 / 06:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Upon seeing pictures from the 2015 March for Life in Lima, Peru, Pope Francis had a message for the faithful of the South American country: “keep shaking things up.” The Holy Father offered these words of encouragement […]

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Siblings help you keep your eyes off yourself, Pope says

Vatican City, Feb 18, 2015 / 12:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In this week’s general audience Pope Francis spoke on the role of siblings in family life, saying the fraternity we learn from them teaches us how to overcome barriers and leads to greater freedom. “With Jesus, this […]

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In refugee limbo, Iraqi Christians keep the faith

Amman, Jordan, Dec 29, 2014 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Threatened by forced conversion or death at the hands of the Islamic State, many Iraqi Christians have had to flee their homes – but one refugee family sheltered at a Jordanian church has declared their continued faith. […]

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Church ‘crucial’ to fighting AIDS; US must keep funding

Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2014 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church’s involvement in fighting AIDS is crucial and it must keep receiving funding from the U.S. for the number of infections to drop, said a health expert with Catholic Relief Services on World AIDS Day. “We’ve […]

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Pro-life? Then keep immigrant families together, bishops implore

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2014 / 03:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of the mid-term elections last week, the U.S. Bishops urged Congress and President Obama to work together on timely immigration reform that respects families and human dignity.   “We urge both parties to work […]

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‘Keep our faith alive,’ Nigerian bishop urges in wake of bombings

Maiduguri, Nigeria, Nov 11, 2014 / 12:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The violent onslaught of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram has forced the Diocese of Maiduguri, which has suffered most from the militants, to effectively shrink to half its size according to its bishop. Since Boko Haram […]

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Spanish youth call on government to keep pro-life promises

Spanish youth call on government to keep pro-life promises

Madrid, Spain, Sep 18, 2014 / 09:29 pm (CNA).- A pro-life youth organization in Spain is asking the government to move forward with its reform of the country’s abortion laws, saying young people will oppose the party if it does not keep it’s pro-life pledges. Alvaro Ortega, […]

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