The front cover of From the Depths of Our Hearts by Ignatius Press. Photo:CNS
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‘I prefer to give my life before changing the law of celibacy,’ Pope Francis quotes Paul VI

HONG KONG (SE): A new book by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah…

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Pope Francis addresses the Roman Curia on 21 December 2019. Photo: CNS
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Pope Francis begins what may be the most important year of his pontificate

by Robert Mickens Anno Domini MMXX. When the history of Pope Francis’ time as Bishop…

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Pope Francis greets a sick child during a visit to the Federico Gomez Children's Hospital of Mexico in Mexico City, in February 2016. File photo: CNS
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Uphold ‘the truest human right, the right to life’

VATICAN (CNS): Health care professionals always must “promote the dignity and life of each person…

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The January 2020 edition of Donna Chiesa Mondo (Women-Church-World), the Vatican newspaper's monthly supplement focused on women in the Church and in the world. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media
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Women in the Church in the age of Pope Francis

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis sees the “masculine monochrome” of leadership and influence in the Catholic…

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Pope’s January prayer intention: Promotion of world peace

VATICAN (Vatican News): In his prayer intention for the month of January, Pope Francis calls…

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