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The need for a Catholic ministry to transgendered persons

Washington D.C., Jun 5, 2017 / 03:12 am (CNA).- Walt Heyer remembers the moment when he started desiring to be a girl. When he was just 4 years old, Heyer’s grandmother would crossdress him while she was babysitting. She loved seeing Heyer in dresses, and even made […]

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Pope: When Jesus’ words are hard to hear, you need faith to stay

Vatican City, Aug 23, 2015 / 10:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Those who turn away from the “uncomfortable” teaching on Jesus being the Bread of Life, Pope Francis said during his weekly Sunday Angelus address, do so not because of a lack of understanding, but a lack of […]

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What does the world need? Mercy and love, Pope tells Christians

Vatican City, May 29, 2015 / 12:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church shouldn’t be afraid of the great changes of the modern world, Pope Francis has said. Rather, the Church should embrace this “happy challenge” with a renewed language of love and mercy. For Pope Francis, […]

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Pope’s Easter message: In this violent world, what we need is Christ’s resurrection

Vatican City, Apr 5, 2015 / 11:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reminded Christians this Easter of the strength which comes from Christ’s death and resurrection, calling them to be witnesses of peace and justice, especially for those suffering today in regions of extreme violence and persecution. […]

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Pope Francis to inmates: ‘I too need to be washed by the Lord’

Rome, Italy, Apr 2, 2015 / 12:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Holy Thursday told inmates of a Rome prison that God’s love is personal and endless, emphasizing that he too needs forgiveness and purification. “Today I will wash the feet of 12 of you, but […]

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Pope Francis on the family synod: ‘We need prayers, not gossip’

Vatican City, Mar 25, 2015 / 06:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke about the gift and call of the Christian family, and urged attendees to pray for the intentions of the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the family. “The Church needs […]

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Society’s dire need for the ‘female soul’ – Pope Francis speaks to women

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2015 / 10:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has advocated for the widespread participation of women in all levels of the Church and society, saying that their unique gifts enrich both their families – as well as the public sphere. “A more widespread […]

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Visible unity of Christians, a need for a troubled world, says Pope

Vatican City, Nov 11, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA).- To act and speak as brothers, despite different confessions, in order to respond to current issue: this is the mission Pope Francis entrusted to the bishop-friends of the Focolare Movement on Friday. “The fact that in many countries […]

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‘We need bridges, not walls!’ Pope says on Berlin Wall anniversary

Vatican City, Nov 9, 2014 / 07:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Pope Francis said that it only happened through a long, painful struggle, and warned that there are still many walls that divide the world today. “Wherever […]

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Faith on Facebook? Author stresses need for ‘digital missionaries’

Faith on Facebook? Author stresses need for 'digital missionaries'

Boston, Mass., Oct 2, 2014 / 12:23 pm (CNA).- Catholic presence in social media is critical in reaching out to those who are lost or distanced from the Church, said Catholic executive and media expert Scot Landry. “New Media is a great place of encounter,” Landry told […]

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