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Catholic News ServiceJuly 16, 2019
St. Francis Xavier Cabrini took to heart Jesus' greatest commandment to love God and love one's neighbor by tending to those most in need -- children, the sick, orphans and "most of all" immigrants, said New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan July 13.
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 15, 2019
Members of the Dominican general chapter elected 51-year-old Father Gerard Francisco Timoner to be the master general of the worldwide religious order.
Archbishop Luigi Ventura, the Vatican nuncio to France, meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican in this file photo from Oct. 18, 2018.
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 08, 2019
The interim director of the Vatican Press Office said the move was an "extraordinary gesture" that underlined the diplomat's desire to fully cooperate with French authorities.
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 05, 2019
A federal judge July 3 granted a preliminary injunction blocking an Ohio ban on abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 05, 2019
The chairmen of two U.S. bishops' committees said July 3 they oppose a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that they say would lead to separation or housing instability for many families.
Pope Francis talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a private audience at the Vatican July 4, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 05, 2019
Pope Francis welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Vatican July 4. Russia plays a major role in conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.
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Catholic News ServiceJune 28, 2019
The policy says the diocese's structures and institutions are to identify themselves only with "the names of saints, the mysteries of the faith, the titles of Our Lord or of Our Lady, or the place where the ministry has been established."
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Catholic News ServiceJune 28, 2019
Bishop Jenky said the sainthood cause for the archbishop, a native of the Peoria Diocese, has resumed.
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Catholic News ServiceJune 27, 2019
"The injustices and sufferings still being inflicted by these executioners risk diverting us from God's path into a spiral of vengeance and cycle of violence," the bishops said.
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Catholic News ServiceJune 27, 2019
The mineral-rich country has suffered persistent violence by armed groups, leaving 4.5 million people displaced and a fifth of the population needing basic assistance, according to the United Nations.