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Edward Pentin
Many dioceses have issued guidelines indicating the Blessed Sacrament should be distributed in the hand as a preventive measure, but it’s unclear that it’s a safer practice — and making an act of spiritual Communion is another alternative.
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‘Being witnesses of Jesus is a gift,’ the Holy Father encouraged March 8 amid viral outbreak.
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Edward Pentin
While he expressed gratitude that the document itself did not call into question clerical celibacy or recommend ordaining women deacons, he identifies a number of aspects that are problematic.
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Edward Pentin
Most attention has focused on what they might reveal about the Pope’s actions and attitudes toward the Jews during World War II, but a Vatican conference ahead of today’s opening highlighted other areas of interest.
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War is madness, Pope Francis told bishops gathered in the Italian city of Bari Sunday. He also prayed for those who suffered amid conflict.
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The miracle involved the healing of a Brazilian child suffering from a rare congenital anatomic anomaly of the pancreas in 2013.
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Solène Tadié
NEWS ANALYSIS: As we enter a new decade, a retrospective on the Holy Father’s impact on the international stage offers an insight into one of the most important aspects of his pontificate.
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The Holy Father prayed a Hail Mary for Syrians threatened by the violence, called for the elimination of human trafficking worldwide.
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Edward Pentin
NEWS ANALYSIS: The relationship has come under closer scrutiny of late.
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Joseph O’Brien
DECADE IN REVIEW: Pope Benedict and Pope Francis have provided the Church with guiding documents on the Latin liturgy in the last 10 years.
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Edward Pentin
UPDATED: The book, entitled From the Depths of Our Hearts, addresses the ‘dark time’ the Catholic priesthood is enduring because of Church scandals and ‘the constant questioning of their consecrated celibacy.’
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Edward Pentin
The Holy Father has pledged to publish the report on Theodore McCarrick early in the year.
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Matthew Bunson
Which headlines dominated Register news pages this year?
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Edward Pentin
A look back at the year that was for the Holy Father
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Register Staff
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let the perpetual light shine upon them...
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Joseph O’Brien
Part II of the Register’s look at the history of the New Order of the Mass
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Edward Pentin
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Register has reviewed documents that indicate Vatican officials employed covert and deceptive methods to divert 50 million euros needed at a children’s hospital to the troubled institution.
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The Dec. 1 letter details the story behind St. Francis’ creation of the Christmas crèche.
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Joseph O’Brien
Why the Mass Was Revised
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The Holy Father continued to pray for peace Sunday, calling for an end to war and the threat of nuclear weapons.
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The Holy Father spoke of and prayed for peace at the site of the World War II bombing.
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In his homily, Pope Francis also pointed to the Japanese martyrs St. Paul Miki and his 25 companions.
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‘I have come here as a pilgrim to pray, to confirm you in the faith, and to be confirmed by the faith of these brothers and sisters,’ he said.
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The Pope celebrated Mass for an estimated 10,000 young people in and outside of Bangkok’s Cathedral of the Assumption.
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Pope Francis addressed around 700 doctors, nurses and service personnel of St. Louis Catholic Hospital and other Catholic health centers in Thailand.
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Missionary life is for every Christian with a living faith, he said Nov. 21.
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“We can grow and live together as good ‘neighbors,’” the Pope said Nov. 21.
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The Catholic Church in Thailand is celebrating 350 years of Holy See recognition of the Church in Thailand.
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Joan Frawley Desmond
The San Diego bishop is calling for a sweeping adoption of ‘synodality’ in the American context, but analysts say the concept needs a clearer definition before it can be endorsed.
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Edward Pentin
Pope Francis calls for broad-based action to halt these ‘horrific crimes.’