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Polish church unveils integration policy for migrant Catholics

WARSAW, Poland  — Poland's Catholic bishops said they no longer have enough clergy to minister to Poles living abroad and urged emigrant Catholics to...

Russian Catholic leaders pledge to work with Putin after election win

Catholic News Service WARSAW, Poland -- Russia's minority Catholic Church has pledged to help build a civil society after the nation's March 18 election and...

Jewish leader: Polish church should speak out as anti-Semitism rises

WARSAW, Poland -- Poland's leading Jewish philosopher urged the Catholic Church to condemn a wave of anti-Jewish feeling, sparked by a new law on...

Mali’s Catholic church works to free abducted Franciscan nun

Catholic News Service OXFORD, England -- Mali's Catholic Church said it hopes to obtain the release of a kidnapped Franciscan nun after her Islamist captors...

Belgian euthanasia law scrutinized for failure to report abuses

OXFORD, England (CNS) -- Catholics in Belgium are concerned the country's euthanasia law is being abused to kill patients without legal checks and safeguards. Auxiliary...

Belgian Brothers of Charity reject Vatican order to stop euthanizing patients

Catholic News Service Belgium’s Brothers of Charity Group, which runs 15 centers for psychiatric patients, has rejected a Vatican order to stop offering euthanasia. In a...

Polish archbishop says Vatican will recognize Medjugorje visions

Catholic News Service WARSAW, Poland — A Polish archbishop who inspected Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Medjugorje shrine for the pope predicted the Vatican will soon recognize its Marian...

Pope, Catholic leaders urge prayers after terrorist attacks in Spain

Catholic News Service Spanish church leaders urged prayers and national unity after two terrorist attacks left at least 19 people dead. Pope Francis, U.S. bishops and...

Pierogies with the pope: World Youth Day volunteers get papal advice...

Catholic News Service KRAKOW, Poland — Pope Francis has a “stomach of iron” and considers the German Richard Wagner his favorite composer, said young Catholics...

‘No easy answers’ — Pope Francis visits sick children at Krakow...

Catholic News Service KRAKOW, Poland — Questions about suffering have “no easy answers,” Pope Francis said in a visit to Children’s University Hospital. “How I would...

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