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Pope requests prayers for his relatives killed, injured in car crash

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis asked people to join him in prayer Aug. 19 after he learned that two of his little great nephews...

Pope tells Asians to witness to Christ in all aspects of...

Catholic News Service SEOSAN, South Korea — Pope Francis told young Asian Catholic leaders to witness to Christ in everything they do. During his homily Aug....

800,000 watch as Pope Francis beatifies 124 Korean martyrs

Catholic News Service SEOUL, South Korea — Pope Francis placed 124 Korean martyrs on the last step toward sainthood in a beatification Mass Aug. 16...

Asian youths inspired after pope challenges them

DANGJIN, South Korea — About 6,000 young people from 30 Asian countries had Pope Francis all to themselves for several hours Aug. 15. The youths...

Pope says forgiveness key to reconciling divided Korea

Catholic News Service SEOUL, South Korea — Addressing young people from Korea and other Asian countries on their concerns about the future, Pope Francis said...

LCWR Assembly: Religious women urged to evolve to serve changing church,...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Religious congregations must evolve to meet the needs of a changing society and church, Sister Carol Zinn, president of the Leadership...

Minn. archbishop says he won’t resign, points to progress on abuse...

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Archbishop John C. Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis said the archdiocese has made significant progress in improving procedures for...

U.S. bishops support national standards to reduce carbon pollution

WASHINGTON — The chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' committees offered their support for national standards to reduce carbon pollution from existing...

Paraguayan bishop ordered to stop ordaining priests

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Vatican has told the bishop in the Diocese of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, to stop ordaining priests amid...

Pope Francis heads to South Korea Aug. 14 — Priest says...

HONOLULU — Father Jong Ki Kim is excited that Pope Francis's first major trip to Asia will be to his home diocese, Daejeon, South...

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