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Christ is victorious over all that divides people, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Easter is a feast that calls Christians to gather together, make a commitment to dialogue and to work for...

Black Catholics at congress urged to ‘listen, learn, think, act and...

Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. — United by the words of the prophet of social justice, Catholic Church leaders urged black Catholics to become active,...

Vatican official hopes Trump will change his climate and immigration policies

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican hopes that U.S. bishops and others will continue to raise their voices in defense of the obligation to fight...

Pope Francis sends letters urging peace to South Sudan leaders

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis sent a high-ranking cardinal to South Sudan to urge a peaceful end to the escalating violence in...

Vatican marks ‘Laudato Si’’ anniversary with new website

Catholic News Service ROME — Marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace launched a...

Racism renders people invisible and denies human dignity, Cardinal Turkson says

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — To describe how racism can be dissolved, Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, referred...

Cardinal Turkson urges Catholics to ‘feel pain of the planet, the...

Catholic News Service MIAMI — Pope Francis’ right-hand man on the environment and climate change issues urged Catholics attending an academic conference here to let...

Don’t be afraid to show compassion for the poor, pope tells...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Don’t be afraid of acting fairly and compassionately toward the poor, Pope Francis said in a written message to...

If people love God, they must care for what he has...

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The lead consultant on “Laudato Si’,” Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, said that although it’s a document of nearly 40,000...

Pope designates Sept. 1 as World Day of Prayer for Care...

  Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Like their Orthodox brothers and sisters, Catholics formally will mark Sept. 1 as the World Day of Prayer...

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