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Just as Mary gave the world Jesus, women hand on faith, pope says
Jan 26 2015
Why is it that mostly women are the ones who hand down the faith generation after generation, Pope Francis asked.

Pope says marriage annulment process should be free of charge
Jan 25 2015
Addressing the Vatican tribunal primarily responsible for hearing requests for marriage annulments, Pope Francis said all annulment processes should be free of charge.

Pope says family is where people learn communication
Jan 25 2015
Beginning with an unborn child’s relationship with his mother, the family is where members of the church and wider society learn the essential lessons of communication, Pope Francis said.

It’s up to young people to ‘end the scourge of abortion,’ says speaker
Jan 22 2015
On a chilly and cloudy morning on the National Mall in Washington, crowds gathered Jan. 22 for the annual March for Life.

Missouri girl comes to Washington to march, visit lawmakers on Hill
Jan 22 2015
Being the youngest member of the Missouri Life Caravan at age 10 brings certain advantages, Meghan Meehan learned.

Maturing in faith means not just asking God for favors, pope says
Jan 22 2015
he journey of faith always begins a little selfishly, seeking from God healing or help with a problem, Pope Francis says.

Poverty stems from unjust economic system, not big families, pope says
Jan 21 2015
Families who have lots of children do not cause poverty, Pope Francis said.

Pope says Catholics must practice ‘responsible parenthood’
Jan 20 2015
Pope holds hourlong news conference with reporters as he heads back to Rome.

Pope says he will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra in Washington
Jan 20 2015
Pope Francis said his September trip to the U.S. will take him to Philadelphia, New York and Washington.

Supreme Court agrees to take up same-sex marriage cases this term
Jan 19 2015
The Supreme Court Jan. 16 agreed to hear four cases over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage.