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The ‘journey of friendship’ between Catholics and Jews

On June 13, 1960, French historian Jules Isaac arrived at the Vatican for a private audience with St. John XXIII. The octogenarian Jewish professor...

Remains of St. John XXIII begin pilgrimage in his home diocese

BERGAMO, Italy (CNS) -- Accompanied by Bishop Francesco Beschi of Bergamo and escorted by both Italian and Vatican police officers, the glass coffin containing...

St. John XXIII’s aide and oldest cardinal, dies at 100

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The former secretary to a saint and the oldest member of the College of Cardinals died May 26 at...

Canonization begins celebration of sainted popes’ feast days — Oct. 11...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — From the moment Pope Francis said, “We declare and define Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II be saints”...

Pope Francis, with retired pope, canonizes Sts. John and John Paul

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Canonizing two recent popes in the presence of his immediate predecessor, Pope Francis praised the new Sts. John XXIII...

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