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‘Who, me? Yes, you.’ Fess up to sins, stop judging others, pope says
Mar 02 2015
Drop the innocent look and the habit of judging others, Pope Francis said.

Politician calls for coalition airstrikes to help Syrian Christians
Mar 02 2015
A prominent Syrian Christian political leader has called for U.S.-led coalition forces to use airstrikes to aid fellow Christian and Kurdish fighters.

During shroud display, Turin reaches out to women who have aborted
Feb 28 2015
With the aim of ensuring that the public display of the Shroud of Turin promotes conversion and healing, the archbishop of Turin has given priests throughout the archdiocese faculties to offer absolution to those women who have had an abortion.

Shroud of Turin helps deepen faith
Feb 28 2015
William Wingard calls the Shroud of Turin “made-to-order” for the new evangelization.

Papal palates: Swiss Guard cookbook to hit shelves by summer
Feb 28 2015
A cookbook featuring favorite dishes of the three most-recent popes and their elite military corps will be available this summer in English.

During Lent, pope offers handy tips for preparing for confession
Feb 27 2015
Pope Francis offeres some quick tips to help people prepare for the sacrament of penance.

Father Theodore Hesburgh, higher education leader, diplomat, dies at 97
Feb 27 2015
Holy Cross Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame through a period of dramatic growth, died Feb. 26 at the age of 97.

Homeless man of deep faith given funeral, burial in Vatican City
Feb 27 2015
A homeless man who faithfully attended Mass at a church inside Vatican City for decades was buried in a Vatican cemetery.

Carmelite draws from life of Elijah for pope, Curia’s Lenten retreat
Feb 26 2015
The Lenten journey of conversion requires Christians to rediscover the “deepest truth” about themselves.

Four major snowstorms in week having an impact on Boston parishes
Feb 25 2015
With record snowfall for this time of year, parishes all over the Archdiocese of Boston face more than just the issue of digging out.