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Find angels in Scripture — and everyday life

"In my old age 'angels,' as I call them, have come to me," a 95-year-old woman named Erminia told Pope Francis during his March...

Pope Francis: Viewing leadership in action

"Look at this one!" During an in-flight press conference while returning to Rome after a one-day, April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on...

The curious ways of divine providence

What does God do the whole day long? Sure, it's a mystery. But God hardly is sleeping, resting far from the complex, often painful...

The roles love and justice play in the economy

A sense of calamity loomed around the world just 10 years ago as people witnessed the fallout of the 21st-century's Great Recession, whether in...

Spiritual ways to accompany hurting people

It ranks among life's biggest temptations. Confronted by a highly difficult, ongoing life situation that feels overwhelming, a call to surrender hope begins to...

Amazed by human dignity

The world makes its way, for better or worse, into our still-young, new millennium. But time flies! Nearly 20 years of this millennium's first...

Series on the Mass: Ancient creed’s contemporary impact

Do I know what I truly believe? I hope so. For what people believe shapes their thinking and decisions, especially in key, consequential moments. Were...

Series on the Mass: Not a spectator event

Part 1a of a continuing series by Catholic News Service The action on the field during a particularly exciting football game often locks spectators in...

Emmanuel: The name sums up the Christmas message

We know what kind of person the infant Jesus born on the first Christmas would be in adult life: someone known for drawing near...

A canonization’s focus on legacy and holiness

The gunman who fired the shot in El Salvador March 24, 1980, that killed San Salvador's revered Archbishop Oscar Romero while he celebrated Mass...

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