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National Catholic Register
Resurrection Hope Amid Suffering and Grief in Syria
By Doreen Abi Raad | His Beatitude Ignatius Youssef III Younan, patriarch of Antioch and All the East of the Syriacs, regularly visits his beleaguered faithful in Syria and Iraq to offer them support...
Emmaus, Eucharist, and Emma Thompson: The Hidden Mass in ‘Wit’
By Rick Becker | “The Eucharist is a mode of being, which passes from Jesus into each Christian.” —Pope St. John Paul II “So that's it!” he exclaimed. “What bliss!” —Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan...
This is Why We Are Catholic
By Patti Armstrong | The world doesn’t get us. Sometimes we are ganged up on and persecuted. Often, we are misunderstood. Always, we are one, holy Catholic and apostolic. We are unique, enduring...
A Tale of Two Interpretations of ‘Amoris Laetitia’
By E. Christian Brugger | The post-synodal apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) was published one year ago on the solemnity of St. Joseph. Since then, two competing...
‘Populorum Progressio’ at 50: Is It Still Relevant?
By Matthew E. Bunson | Fifty years ago, Pope Blessed Paul VI issued his only encyclical devoted to Catholic social teaching, Populorum Progressio (The Development of Peoples). The encyclical was the..
Catholic News Service
Pope Francis sends video message ahead of Egypt visit
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a video message to the people of Egypt ahead of his Apostolic Journey to the country, saying the “world needs peace, love and mercy”. Listen to Devin...
Pope Francis: Gospel must be proclaimed with humility
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on Tuesday for the intentions of his “brother,” Coptic Patriarch Pope Tawadros II, whom he will be meeting in three days’ time as...
Pope sends letter to Cardinal Rodé for Madonna of Scutari anniversary
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a letter to Cardinal Franc Rodé, CM, his special envoy at the celebration of the 550th anniversary of the Madonna of Shkodra’s arrival in the Church...
Pope Francis to visit Italian cities of Bozzolo, Barbiana in June
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis will make a private visit to the northern Italian towns of Bozzolo and Barbiana on 20 June 2017 to pray at the tombs of Don Primo Mazzolari and Don Lorenzo Milani...
Pope: The Spirit makes us free, without compromise, rigidity
(Vatican Radio) Never forget that our faith is concrete, and rejects compromises and idealizations. That was the message of Pope Francis at the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta. Among those...