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Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 21, 2017
Participants at the recent plenary assembly approved a petition requesting the pope to waive the “monitum” issued by the Holy Office in 1962.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 20, 2017
“Not everything that is technically possible or feasible is therefore ethically acceptable.”
Faith Short Take
Adam D. HincksNovember 17, 2017
Julie Payette, Canada’s new governor general, stirred up controversy with a speech to a scientific gathering in which she seemed to pit “divine intervention” against “natural process.”
Faith Video
America FilmsOctober 27, 2017
Pope Francis called six astronauts on the International Space Station yesterday and decided to ask them some of life's biggest questions.
Faith News
"You Russians have in your blood, in your humanistic and religious tradition" an understanding of love, Francis said to Russian cosmonauts.
In this photo provided the European Space Agency on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli looks at the Multipurpose Transporting Plate aboard the International Space Station. Pope Francis is making his first phone call off the planet - and into space. On Thursday, Oct. 26 the pope will reach out to the six astronauts on the International Space Station. It will be only the second time a pope phones the heavens like this. Pope Benedict XVI called the space station in 2011. Nespoli was aboa
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Francis is known for his out-of-the-blue calls. But this one has been in the Earth-to-space pipeline for a while.