Hagia Sophia
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Plans afoot to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque again

OXFORD (CNS): “We are a Church deprived of juridical status, so we cannot give any…

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Italian bishops up Covid-19 aid to hard hit dioceses

ROME (CNS): The Italian Bishops’ Conference has disbursed another €10 million ($86.9 million) to the…

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Nurses in protective masks stand in front of a statue of St. John Paul II in Wadowice, Poland, on May 18, during a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the late pope's birth. Photo: CNS/Agencja Gazeta via Reuters
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Poland marks centenary of Pope St. John Paul’s birth

WARSAW (CNS): Poland’s Catholic bishops urged citizens to learn from Pope St. John Paul II…

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End of World War II in Europe marked with call for peace

BERLIN (CNS): In a joint service marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World…

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A screenshot of Father Benedicto and several priests of the parish leading their neighbourhood in song on April 16. Photo: CNS/YouTube
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Serenading priests bring neighbours together amid Covid-19 lockdown

ROME (CNS): While the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has forced people in Madrid, Spain, to isolate…

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