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Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service

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‘Go in peace’ means go without gossip, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The final words at Mass -- "Go in peace" -- are an invitation to Christians to proclaim God's blessings...

Pope, Martin Luther King share common dream, Vatican official says

Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of a dignified life for all men and women regardless of color...

Young Ohio boy's wish to meet Pope Francis comes true

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- While many people hope to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis and greet him, 12-year-old Peter Lombardi got something...

Retired pope says criticism of Pope Francis is 'foolish prejudice'

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- On the eve of the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis' election, retired Pope Benedict XVI defended the continuity of...

Pope Francis: Don't hold grudges; forgiveness comes from forgiving others

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Christians must let go of resentments and forgive those who have wronged them so that they may experience God's...

Broader representation of women in church is a process, cardinal says

Catholic News Service ROME -- The fuller participation of women in decision-making in the Catholic Church is a continuing process that still needs time, Cardinal...

Pope apologizes to sex abuse victims, defends accused Chilean bishop

Catholic News Service ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM PERU -- Pope Francis apologized to victims of clergy sex abuse, saying he unknowingly wounded them by...

Pope praises ‘Land of Dreams’ at final Mass in Chile

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Christians must be aware of the injustices and exploitation suffered by migrants and those seeking a better life for themselves and...

Pope officiates at impromptu wedding aboard flight in Chile

Catholic News Service ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO IQUIQUE, Chile -- Love was literally in the air as Pope Francis performed an impromptu wedding ceremony...

Pope to Mapuche: No culture better than another

Catholic News Service TEMUCO, Chile -- Celebrating Mass in a land steeped in indigenous history and culture, Pope Francis said the greatest threat facing humanity...

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