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4/25/14 1:03 AM
Vatican City, Apr 25, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A newly published book gathers the memories of 13 journalists and communications specialists about John Paul II, including those of Fr. Giorgio Costantino, spokesman of the Synod of...
4/24/14 7:44 PM
Vatican City, Apr 24, 2014 / 06:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Holy See Press Office director Father Federico Lombardi said that as many as 150 cardinals and 1,000 bishops will concelebrate the April 27 canonization Mass for Pope John Paul II a...
4/24/14 5:14 PM
Washington D.C., Apr 24, 2014 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- John Paul II’s upcoming canonization gives new impetus to his “ground-breaking” theology of the body, which has the potential to “completely transform&rdq...
4/24/14 4:14 PM
Rome, Italy, Apr 24, 2014 / 03:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During a Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of St. Jose de Anchieta, Pope Francis spoke Thursday on the theme of joy, saying that while it can be intimidating, it is a gift of Go...
4/24/14 12:03 PM
Vatican City, Apr 24, 2014 / 11:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis rebuked Christians who are “afraid of joy” and “mournful,” encouraging them to remember that Jesus Christ accompanies them.

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4/24/14 6:14 AM
Vatican City, Apr 24, 2014 / 05:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Media frenzy over an alleged phone call Pope Francis made to a divorced and remarried woman allowing her to receive Communion has seen a rise in conflicting details – and has ...
4/24/14 5:08 AM
Los Angeles, Calif., Apr 24, 2014 / 04:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A fundraising campaign to create a movie about the notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell has surpassed $1.2 million in donations, more than halfway to its goal.
4/24/14 3:30 AM
Rome, Italy, Apr 24, 2014 / 02:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On April 26, the evening before the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, English speaking pilgrims from across the globe will gather at San Marco al Campidoglio in...
4/24/14 1:34 AM
San José, Costa Rica, Apr 24, 2014 / 12:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Floribeth Mora, the 50-year-old Costa Rican woman whose miraculous healing paved the way for the canonization of John Paul II, is taking to the Vatican a suitcase filled wit...
4/23/14 9:06 PM
Bangkok, Thailand, Apr 23, 2014 / 08:06 pm (CNA).- Scores of Catholic migrants from Vietnam gathered across Thailand on Sunday to celebrate Christ's Resurrection with the traditions of their homeland.

In Bangkok, mor...
4/23/14 5:08 PM
Vatican City, Apr 23, 2014 / 04:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a conference held at the Vatican Wednesday, a scholar on Bl. John XXIII and the Pope's one-time butler both spoke about his kindness and charity ahead of his canonization, wh...
4/23/14 5:05 PM
New Haven, Conn., Apr 23, 2014 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Knights of Columbus will sponsor major celebrations of the double canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII in several U.S. cities, in addition to providing fina...
4/23/14 3:08 PM
Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2014 / 02:08 pm (National Catholic Register).- Does the Affordable Care Act (ACA) permit federal dollars for elective abortion, in a sharp departure from legislative precedent?

No, says Daughter of Chari...
4/23/14 1:47 PM
Rome, Italy, Apr 23, 2014 / 12:47 pm (CNA).- In a rare interview, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI recalled his close friendship with Blessed John Paul II, saying that the pontiff’s sanctity and deep spirituality were apparent during his...
4/23/14 7:26 AM
Vatican City, Apr 23, 2014 / 06:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The postulators of the canonization causes for both John Paul II and John XXIII told journalists at the Vatican that the soon-to-be-saints also had faults which show their “hu...
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