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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 20, 2019
Arriving in Thailand after an 11-hour flight, Pope Francis was greeted by 11 children -- one for each of the country's dioceses.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 18, 2019
"Together with you, I pray that the destructive power of nuclear weapons will never again be unleashed in human history."
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 15, 2019
When Pope Francis embarks on his apostolic trip to Thailand, he will have the assistance of a translator: his second cousin, a nun--who has worked as a missionary there for the last 50 years.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 14, 2019
With rumors swirling around about two of their members, the bishops of New York state celebrated Mass at the tomb of St. Peter.
Pope Francis presents the Ratzinger prize to Jesuit Father Paul Bere during a ceremony at the Vatican Nov. 9, 2019. Father Bere and philosopher Charles Taylor were chosen as prize winners by the Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Foundation. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 11, 2019
Charles Taylor is a philosopher who has focused much of his work on secularism; Father Paul Bere is known particularly for his contributions to developing an African theology.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 08, 2019
Pope Francis urged greater efforts to reform prison systems, address the root causes of crime and ensure acceptance and reintegration once a person completes his or her sentence.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 07, 2019
During his Nov. 20-26 visit to Thailand and Japan, Pope Francis will deliver a message at the "hypocenter" or ground zero park in Nagasaki and will hold a meeting for peace later that day at the peace memorial in Hiroshima.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 04, 2019
Celebrating Mass in the underground burial chamber, Pope Francis said he naturally thought "of the life of those people who had to hide, who had this culture of burying their dead and celebrating the Eucharist inside here."
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 30, 2019
Molly Burhans has a treasure trove of information about the global Catholic Church and she's giving the public the maps to find it.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 26, 2019
Members of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon asked that women be given leadership roles in the Catholic Church, although they stopped short of calling for women deacons.