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Pope condemns use of religion to promote violence

Catholic News Service ASSISI, Italy -- Taking 300 religious leaders with him on pilgrimage to Assisi, Pope Benedict XVI said people who are suspicious of...

Pope prays Assisi pilgrimage will foster dialogue, peace

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI prayed that his interreligious pilgrimage to Assisi Oct. 27 would promote dialogue among believers of different...

Vatican officials see agreement in church teaching, ‘Occupy’ movement

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Catholic social teaching and the Occupy Wall Street movement agree that the economy should be at the service of...

Archbishop Vigano papal nuncio to the U.S.

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI named Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, 70, to be the new nuncio to the United States. In his...

Pope announces ‘Year of Faith’

Catholic News Service Pope Benedict XVI announced a special “Year of Faith” to help Catholics appreciate the gift of faith, deepen their relationship with God...

Pope, at audience, condemns attack on Christians in Egypt

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Condemning an attack on unarmed Christians in Egypt, Pope Benedict XVI said that during the country’s transition to...

Supporting missions improves lives

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Supporting the church’s work in missionary lands with their prayers and their financial contributions, Catholics also improve the...

Healing of Springfield, Pa., man key to Italian priest’s canonization

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Thanks to the healing of a young man from the United States, who was severely injured in a...

Pope changes responsibility of worship congregation, tribunal

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI has transferred responsibility for two very precise administrative procedures from the Congregation for Divine Worship...

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