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Pope meets with Fidel Castro

Catholic News Service HAVANA—Pope Benedict XVI met former Cuban President Fidel Castro in the apostolic nunciature in Havana March 28 and answered the ailing former...

Pope calls for complete religious freedom in Cuba

Catholic News Service HAVANA — Preaching at Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square, location of the headquarters of Cuba's Communist Party, Pope Benedict XVI called for...

Vatican rejects traditionalist group’s response to doctrinal principles

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, with the approval of Pope Benedict XVI, has defined as “insufficient”...

Vatican will investigate leaks of its documents

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has established a commission to investigate a series of leaks of letters exchanged among Vatican officials...

Catholics, Anglicans need to work toward unity, pope says

Catholic News Service ROME — Remembering the common roots of the Christianity they share, Roman Catholics and Anglicans should renew their commitments to praying and...

Eucharistic congress in Dublin to avoid triumphalism

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin will be characterized by humility, moderation and a renewed focus on the Eucharist...

Faith is light at end of life’s struggles, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — When life feels like a dark and silent tunnel, faith gives a Christian light and music, Pope Benedict XVI...

Pope warns infertility specialists against profit motive

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — An almost exclusive reliance on technology and a focus on financial profit seem to dominate the field of medical...

Charitable works are key to evangelizing, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — An authentic Christian faith is demonstrated through concrete acts of charity and those acts are an essential part of...

Lent should be time of grace, defeating temptation, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The 40 days of Lent are a time of spiritual renewal in preparation for Easter, but they also are...

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