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On anniversary, Japan’s bishops renew hope for nuclear-free world

VATICAN CITY — With the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, the bishops of Japan are renewing calls...

D-Day remembered: No greater love than laying down life for one’s...

WASHINGTON -- In remembering the estimated 4,400 Allied troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy...

Sunday Scripture readings, June 2, 2019

The Ascension of the Lord Cycle C Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47:2-3, 6-9 Eph 1:17-23 or Heb 9:24-28; 10:19-23 Gospel: Lk 24:46-53   Lifted up Kenneth Clark, noted art historian, tells the story...

Vatican decides to open secret archives relating to Pope Pius XII’s...

VATICAN CITY -- Declaring that the Catholic Church is unafraid of history, Pope Francis announced that documents in the Vatican Secret Archives relating to...

Sister Marie-Paule Willem earns Lumen Christi Award for service to the...

CHICAGO -- Sister Marie-Paule Willem, a Franciscan Missionary of Mary, who has been serving the poor in the U.S. and around the world for...

Onetime Polish war refugee collects history so the world won’t forget

WASHINGTON -- One of Julek Plowy's first memories as a young World War II Polish refugee in Mexico is eating raw onions like an...

Pope prints postcard illustrating the horror of war

VATICAN CITY -- As 2017 was drawing to a close, the horrors of war and people's yearnings for peace were on Pope Francis' mind...

Talk, display make Holocaust very real at Padua

Dialog reporter Woman relates story of being born in China, which welcomed Jews during WWII when others wouldn’t   WILMINGTON — More than 70 years have passed...

Wilmington resident who survived Holocaust spreads message of love to Ursuline...

Dialog reporter WILMINGTON — Ann Jaffe is more than 70 years and 4,000 miles from her childhood in eastern Poland, but time and distance hasn’t...

Priest-historian: 75 years later, Pearl Harbor remains ‘such a powerful event’

Catholic News Service A Catholic military chaplain and historian says the attack on Pearl Harbor, even 75 years later, continues to rivet the attention of...

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