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January 28, 2021
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis met with David M. Beasley, the executive director of the U.N. World Food Program, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2020. Headquartered in Rome, the WFP...
January 26, 2021
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Renewing the membership of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, a body of scholars that engages in research for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Pope Francis added...
January 23, 2021
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In the age of instant communications and fake news, journalists -- like everyone else -- need to recover the practice of going out and verifying information before they share...
January 20, 2021
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Unity requires prayer, love and fighting the devil, who always sows division, Pope Francis said. The devil "fosters division everywhere and in every way" by tempting people "...
January 13, 2021
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- It may seem illogical, but Christians are called to give God praise -- not complaints -- in times of darkness and difficulty, Pope Francis said.
January 4, 2021
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- At the beginning of a year people hope will mark the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis urged them to create a "culture of care," including by sharing the gift of their...
December 28, 2020
As the fifth anniversary of his apostolic exhortation "Amoris Laetitia" approaches, Pope Francis announced that the Catholic Church will dedicate more than a year to focusing on the family and...
December 14, 2020
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The image of baby Jesus nestled in the manger is a much-needed reminder during the pandemic that God gives the world the gift of hope in troubled times, Pope Francis said.
December 10, 2020
MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- With the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe closed for her feast to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Pope Francis said Catholics still can receive a plenary indulgence Dec. 11 and...
December 3, 2020
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Pope Francis again insisted that all Catholics with disabilities have a right to receive the sacraments, and he...

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