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Vatican, China nearing agreement on bishops

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Multiple news reports indicate the Vatican has made substantial progress in reaching an agreement with China's communist government on...

Pope Francis decries ‘fake news’ and stresses personal responsibility

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- People have a responsibility to check the source of what they share on social media to ensure it is...

Pope answers questions about couple’s in-flight convalidation

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis' decision to convalidate the marriage of two flight attendants in the air sent waves of turbulence through...

Serving isolated parishes may mean ordaining married men, cardinal says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The idea of exceptionally ordaining older married men of proven virtue to celebrate the Eucharist in isolated Catholic communities...

Jerusalem’s ‘universal value’ must be protected, Pope Francis writes to grand...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Christians, Muslims and Jews who are sincere about their faith must be committed to protecting the special character of...

Vatican media notes Trump’s ‘harsh and offensive words’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In its continuing coverage of the U.S. immigration debate, the Vatican newspaper noted media reports that President Donald Trump "used...

Bishops in Kazakhstan: No Communion for divorced, remarried Catholics

Catholic News Service ROME -- In Kazakhstan, "divorced people living with someone else would not dare ask for holy Communion because they know they are...

Pope: Make commitment “ensuring refugees, migrants — everyone — a future...

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis began the New Year praying the world would demonstrate a marked increase in solidarity and welcome for migrants...

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