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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service February 13, 2019
Pope Francis has signed a decree clearing the way for Blessed John Henry Newman's canonization.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service February 07, 2019
That many religions exist in the world is a fact, but what that plurality communicates to believers about God is a question that theologians are still discussing.
Pope Francis walks with Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of United Arab Emirates, upon his arrival at Abu Dhabi Presidential Flight airport in United Arab Emirates on Feb. 3. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service February 03, 2019

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CNS) -- The sun had set long before Pope Francis arrived in Abu Dhabi Feb. 3, but Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince, and Egyptian Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar, still went to the airport to welcome him.

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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 31, 2019
Pope Francis will have St. Francis of Assisi on his mind when he visits Abu Dhabi Feb. 3-5 and Morocco in late March.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 28, 2019
Andrea Tornielli, the new editorial director of the Dicastery for Communication, was commenting on Pope Francis' remarks Jan. 24 to the bishops of Central America about Catholics losing compassion.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 24, 2019
Pope Francis said that forming strong communities, even online, requires people who are "animated by feelings of trust" and are pursuing a common objective.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 18, 2019
In an article written in the January 19, 2019 of La Civilta Cattolica, the former head of the Vatican Press Office, Federico Lombardi, S.J. who was appointed by Pope Francis to be the moderator of the upcoming February Vatican summit on clerical sex abuse, said that if it is not "fully confronted
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 03, 2019
In a letter distributed to the bishops at the beginning of their Jan. 2-8 retreat, Pope Francis said he was convinced their response to the "sins and crimes" of abuse and "the efforts made to deny or conceal them" must be found through "heartfelt, prayerful and collective listening to the word of
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service January 02, 2019
The editor of the "Woman-Church-World" supplement to the Vatican newspaper "L'Osservatore Romano" argued in the January 2, 2019 edition that "the sacrifices of women" are used to "reinforce the power of those who already have it." The editor, Lucetta Scaraffia, wrote about how the Catholic Church
Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, a professor of psychology and president of the Center for Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, in 2015. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service December 31, 2018
A member of the committee organizing Pope Francis' February summit on the sexual abuse crisis said the meeting should include discussing ways to hold bishops accountable for handling cases correctly.