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Archbishop Lori: Like Doubting Thomas, God frees us from fear for mission

Orlando, Fla., Jul 3, 2017 / 03:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An encounter with the Lord frees us from sin and fear, and frees us for mission and evangelization, said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore in his homily at the closing Mass for the USCCB’s Fortnight for Freedom. […]

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What’s it like to play for the Pope? Here’s how one Catholic artist described it

Washington D.C., Sep 29, 2015 / 04:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Performing for Pope Francis at Saturday’s Festival of Families in Philadelphia was an answer to prayer for musician Marie Miller, but getting a personal thumbs-up from him surely helped confirm it. “Why did God want me to […]

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What does servant leadership look like on a global scale?

Baltimore, Md., Aug 25, 2015 / 02:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Catholic Relief Services' president Dr. Carolyn Woo, the way to lead others is to humbly admit when you don’t know something. “You need to accept the fact that there are a lot of things you don’t […]

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What Holy Week looks like in a remote Indian diocese

Miao, India, Apr 3, 2015 / 04:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the Diocese of Miao, located in India's northeasternmost state of Arunachal Pradesh, Bishop George Pallipparambil is not staying quietly in his cathedral for Holy Week, but is rather holding services across the diocese in an effort […]

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Priestly tiredness is like incense rising to the heart of God, Pope says

Rome, Italy, Apr 2, 2015 / 04:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily for Holy Thursday’s Chrism Mass Pope Francis talked about different ways priests can get tired, and emphasized this is not a bad thing but rather a sign they are giving their lives for their […]

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Patrick: the saint who knew what it was like to be a slave

Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Many know that Saint Patrick, bishop and missionary to Ireland, was once a slave – but few know of his heartfelt plea on behalf of girls and boys abducted into slavery. “The pathos of St. Patrick’s description […]

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Does Francis like being Pope? A behind-the-scenes chat in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines, Jan 29, 2015 / 03:12 pm (CNA).- During his pastoral visit to the Philippines Jan. 15-19, Pope Francis held an unscheduled meeting at the Apostolic Nunciature in Manila with 40 Jesuit priests and told them how it feels to be the Successor of Peter.   […]

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Archbishop decries Jerusalem car attacks: ‘We are acting like savages’

Jerusalem, Israel, Nov 6, 2014 / 05:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Melkite-Greek Catholic archbishop has lamented recent car attacks in Jerusalem, saying that such actions are inhuman and tear down society. “It is terrible not only here, but in Iraq and Syria, it’s terrible to see all […]

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Want to prevent threats like ISIS? Religious freedom key, official says

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2014 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Promoting religious freedom abroad is vital for U.S. national security interests in preventing the rise of threats such as ISIS, said the chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom on Monday. “Many of our most […]

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How do we praise God? Pray like Saint Paul, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2014 / 05:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily on Thursday Pope Francis said that no one has the strength to be a Christian without the Holy Spirit, and encouraged attendees to imitate St. Paul in praying to him with praise and adoration. […]

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