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Italy’s new guidelines have also extended legal permission for the abortion pill to be taken up until the ninth rather than seventh week of gestation.
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The twins’ mother wanted her daughters to be baptized by the Holy Father.
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“We must not be ashamed to cry out, like Peter: ‘Lord, save me!’ It is a beautiful prayer!” he said at his Aug. 9 Angelus.
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The Holy Father reassured the faithful on Sunday: ‘Dear brothers and sisters in Nicaragua, I am near you and am praying for you.’
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Edward Pentin
‘We fear we’re at the end of the road,’ Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, told the Register.
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Edward Pentin
The presidential directive, signed on June 2, prioritizes international religious freedom in foreign policy and overseas government aid projects, among other things.
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Edward Pentin
The German journalist discusses Benedict XVI: The Biography
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Edward Pentin
ANALYSIS: The recent death of Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto has reignited internal discussion on the way forward.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: No shrine, save for those in the Holy Land, is more linked with the churnings of history than that of Our Lady of Fatima.
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He also honored Mother’s Day: ‘I want to remember all mothers with gratitude and affection, entrusting them to the protection of Mary, our heavenly Mother.’
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Edward Pentin
German historian Father Hubert Wolf’s claims of anti-Semitism rejected as ‘ridiculous.’
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Edward Pentin
NEWS ANALYSIS: Insiders say the effects have been made worse by delayed financial reforms.
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Edward Pentin
Critics argue that the latest policies, which mandate that citizens can only visit a church if they have another state-authorized reason to venture outside, are an unnecessary constitutional overreach.
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Edward Pentin
The cardinal told the Register that ‘it’s useless to fight now’ and urged a tactical retreat.
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Edward Pentin
Cardinal Robert Sarah stressed that, despite whatever restrictions that might be in place, “nobody, absolutely nobody, can prevent you from turning to God and asking for his help at this time of great trial.”
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Edward Pentin
Capuchin Father Thomas Weinandy, a member of the International Theological Commission, discusses his organization’s latest document on the subject.
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Edward Pentin
Many dioceses have issued guidelines indicating the Blessed Sacrament should be distributed in the hand as a preventive measure, but it’s unclear that it’s a safer practice — and making an act of spiritual Communion is another alternative.
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‘Being witnesses of Jesus is a gift,’ the Holy Father encouraged March 8 amid viral outbreak.
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Edward Pentin
While he expressed gratitude that the document itself did not call into question clerical celibacy or recommend ordaining women deacons, he identifies a number of aspects that are problematic.
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Edward Pentin
Most attention has focused on what they might reveal about the Pope’s actions and attitudes toward the Jews during World War II, but a Vatican conference ahead of today’s opening highlighted other areas of interest.
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War is madness, Pope Francis told bishops gathered in the Italian city of Bari Sunday. He also prayed for those who suffered amid conflict.
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The miracle involved the healing of a Brazilian child suffering from a rare congenital anatomic anomaly of the pancreas in 2013.
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Solène Tadié
NEWS ANALYSIS: As we enter a new decade, a retrospective on the Holy Father’s impact on the international stage offers an insight into one of the most important aspects of his pontificate.
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The Holy Father prayed a Hail Mary for Syrians threatened by the violence, called for the elimination of human trafficking worldwide.
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Edward Pentin
NEWS ANALYSIS: The relationship has come under closer scrutiny of late.
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Joseph O’Brien
DECADE IN REVIEW: Pope Benedict and Pope Francis have provided the Church with guiding documents on the Latin liturgy in the last 10 years.
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Edward Pentin
UPDATED: The book, entitled From the Depths of Our Hearts, addresses the ‘dark time’ the Catholic priesthood is enduring because of Church scandals and ‘the constant questioning of their consecrated celibacy.’
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Edward Pentin
The Holy Father has pledged to publish the report on Theodore McCarrick early in the year.
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Matthew Bunson
Which headlines dominated Register news pages this year?
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Edward Pentin
A look back at the year that was for the Holy Father