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Viewpoint: Remembering the ones who won’t be home for the holidays

Catholic News Service This season sparkles with joy. We open our homes to family and friends, greeting each other at wreath-decked doors under twinkling lights. But...

Decorating for Christmas on Christmas Eve? It’s the beginning, not end,...

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- During the weeks before Christmas, Catholic churches stand out for what they are missing. Unlike stores, malls, public buildings and homes that...

Bishop Malooly’s 2017 Advent and Christmas schedule announced

The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has announced Bishop W. Francis Malooly’s Advent and Christmas schedule. On Thursday, December 7, Bishop Malooly will attend the...

World scarred by war, greed must welcome prince of peace, pope...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The song of the angels that heralded the birth of Christ urges men and women to seek peace in...

Pope holds Christmas audience with Vatican employees, families

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — While exchanging gifts for Christmas is a beautiful tradition, Pope Francis said, do not forget the one and only...

Look It Up — A light shines in the darkness

Catholic News Service The first reading for midnight Mass on Christmas Eve (Isaiah 9:1-6) is one of the prophet Isaiah’s most beautiful and consoling. “The people...

Living Our Faith — Christmas

The utterly charming story of Christmas is treasured by Christians for much more than its charm. It stirs thoughts of the incarnation of the...

Christ’s birth can bring peace, hope to suffering world, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Christmas is a reminder that through the birth of Christ, hope and peace are possible and that only through...

Bishop Malooly’s 2015 Christmas Greeting

    “The Word became flesh and lived among us.” These words from the beginning of Saint John’s Gospel sum up the mystery we celebrate each...

It’s Christmas, but not just Christmas!

    For all those who have a birthday within a week of Christmas, I am sure you will appreciate the fine Christmas whine I am...

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