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‘Holy Stairs’ in Rome close for restoration

Rome, Italy, Jan 31, 2018 / 12:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The ‘Scala Santa,’ or ‘Holy Stairs,’ which are believed to be stairs trod by Jesus on the day of his trial and death, have closed for a year for restoration. The restoration work appears to not be […]

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Restoration of ties with US a sign of hope, Pope says in Cuba

Havana, Cuba, Sep 19, 2015 / 02:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis landed in Havana on Saturday, the first of his 9-day visit to Cuba and the United States, telling officials that the recent normalization of relations between the two countries is a sign of hope and […]

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Why the Religious Freedom Restoration Act matters to you

Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2015 / 05:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For the sake of religious liberity, it is vital that the religious rights of corporations – and not just individuals and churches – be upheld under federal law, a legal scholar has said. “Most Americans, faithful Americans, […]

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‘Hermeneutics of compassion’: how a crucifix restoration offers hope to the poor

Rome, Italy, Jan 11, 2015 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After receiving inspiration from an aged crucifix, Cardinal James Stafford commissioned it to be restored as a sign of compassion for Rome’s suffering poor and unemployed population. Cardinal Stafford told CNA Jan. 9 that the cross has […]

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