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Job creation stifled by economic system that idolizes money, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In making economic policies and decisions, solidarity is too often treated as “a dirty word,” yet the only way...

Vatican expects a million pilgrims for canonizations of John XXIII, John...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Just over five weeks before the canonizations of Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II, Rome hotels are reporting...

Ukrainian Catholic leader meets with pope after vote in Crimea

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis met privately at the Vatican with the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church March 17, the day...

Be merciful, pope says, remind yourself, ‘who am I to judge?’

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Judging someone is always easier than to being merciful and understanding, Pope Francis said. The difficulty is why it is...

Pope says it’s important to follow Jesus with hope and a...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — At the end of his Lenten retreat, Pope Francis said he and his closest collaborators at the Vatican “want...

Pope Francis will visit South Korea this summer

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will travel to South Korea in August for Asian Youth Day and to preside over the beatification...

Don’t debate Satan, pope says, quote Scripture instead

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — When temptation comes your way, don't try to dialogue or argue with the devil, Pope Francis said, but seek...

Shroud of Turin to be displayed for two months in 2015

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The Archdiocese of Turin, custodian of the Shroud of Turin, has announced that the shroud, venerated by many as...

Pope shares anecdotes, talks to priests about mercy, hearing confession

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Because his cassock doesn't have a breast pocket, Pope Francis said he wears a cloth pouch under his white...

Pope asks prayers for Ukraine; archbishop says Ukraine in danger

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — As uncertainty reigned in Ukraine and Russian troops appeared to have control of the Crimean peninsula, Pope Francis again...

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