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Rather than abandoning celibacy, the bishop urged the Church to renew its prayers to Christ for strength to carry out his will.
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Father Giacomo Costa said the wooden female image represents life.
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The Catholic convert joins four holy women in sainthood.
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Edward Pentin
NEWS ANALYSIS: Ostensibly his resignation was a consequence of the leaking of the names of five suspended Vatican officials, but sources tell the Register it was actually triggered by other issues.
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The Vatican Press Office said that Domenico Giani, commander of the Vatican’s Gendarmerie, was not personally responsible for the leak.
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In 1994, the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued Varietates Legitimae as a way to properly understand liturgical inculturation.
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Recent convert Elayne Allen was introduced to the writings of the new saint at Baylor University.
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John Henry Newman joins four other holy lives in canonization Oct. 13.
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The Holy Father appealed for dialogue, especially as families in the region are forced to flee from warfare.
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Learn more about Mariam Thresia, Giuseppina Vannini, Irma Dulce Lopes Pontes and Marguerite Bays.
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‘What has been a major theme — and this gets tied not just [to] the Eucharist, but the larger sacramental life — is how can the Church have a ministry of ‘presence’ rather than a ministry of ‘visit’?” Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego said.
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Statement from communications head followed an Oct. 9 statement from the director of the Holy See Press Office.
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In a column published today, Eugenio Scalfari, founder of Italy’s La Repubblica newspaper, claimed the Holy Father told him that he ‘conceives Christ as Jesus of Nazareth, a man, not God incarnate.’
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Cardinal Sarah called the proposal of combating priest shortages in the Amazon by ordaining married, respected men ‘theologically absurd.’
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Only through Christ does Saul’s transformation to St. Paul take place, the Holy Father said Oct. 9.
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Jonas Marcolino Macuxí, the chief of the Macuxi tribe, asserted promotion of ‘primitivism’ has brought conflict to the region since the 1970s.
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At the opening Mass for the synod Sunday, the Holy Father prayed that the Holy Spirit would help the Church in the Pan-Amazonian region be renewed by the fire of faith.
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The Holy Father used the word ‘compassion’ 25 times in his Oct. 5 homily message for the new cardinals.
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ANALYSIS: Sources tell the Register that this week’s investigative actions are primarily targeted at Vatican officials who are no longer working at the secretariat.
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After witnessing the ritual, Francis set aside his prepared remarks, opting instead to offer the Our Father without comment.
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ANALYSIS: The prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was the highest-ranking U.S. prelate in Church history.
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At a Vatican news conference today, the synod’s general relator and the Synod of Bishops’ general secretary downplayed the widespread concerns the document has generated.
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State Department: The two leaders ‘reaffirmed’ the commitment of the U.S and the Holy See ‘to advancing religious freedom around the world.’
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Pompeo was at the Vatican Oct. 2 for a symposium on human dignity. An embassy source said Pompeo will meet Pope Francis on Oct. 3.
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Bishop Mario Grech will work alongside Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri and participate in this month’s Amazon synod as a member.
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Vatican prosecutors seized documents and electronic devices in a raid executed Tuesday at the offices of the most senior Curial department.
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When the elderly and young are together, ‘this is the sign that a people cherishes life,’ he said, ‘that there is a culture of hope.’
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Holy Father instituted the special day for celebrating the word of God in the Church through his apostolic letter Aperuit Illis.
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The Lord calls us to practice charity toward all those who suffer, the Holy Father said Sept. 29.
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Cardinal Pietro Parolin spoke Sept. 27 at the United Nations General Assembly, citing ongoing need for assistance.