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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 11, 2019
The Vatican hung banners of the Catholic Church's newly canonized saints four days before the Mass that would officially recognize that they are in heaven with God.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 09, 2019
Guinean Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, said the people who portray him as an opponent of Pope Francis are being used by the devil to help divide the church.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 18, 2019
In his general audience at the Vatican on Sept. 18, Pope Francis explained that the Catholic Church will endure, despite the frailty and sins of its members, because it is God's project.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 16, 2019
Pray and dialogue for peace, Pope Francis told the Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim and other religious leaders taking part in the meeting.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 16, 2019
Sentencing someone to life in prison without the possibility of parole is "not the solution to problems, but a problem to solve," Pope Francis told Italian prison guards, prison chaplains and officials from the Ministry of Justice.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 07, 2019
Tens of thousands of people of all ages were gathered for the vigil on the wide-open diocesan field at Soamandrakizay Sept. 7; the older folks came because the pope was scheduled to celebrate Mass there the next morning.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 04, 2019
Pope Francis' week-long trip to Africa commenced with huge crowds, dancing, and honors as he landed in Mozambique as evening descended upon Maputo, the country's capital.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJuly 12, 2019
Pope Francis seemed to signal a change already in early July when he named seven women and a religious brother as full members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJuly 11, 2019
Vincent Lambert, who suffered serious brain damage more than 10 years ago, died after years of court battles.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJuly 11, 2019
Opening the Vatican tombs of a princess and a duchess July 11 in a search for the remains of a young Italian woman missing for more than 30 years, the Vatican found no human remains at all.