Category Archives: Catholic News

Pope Francis – The Joy of the Gospel

Pope Francis has written a new document about evangelization and related topics, called Evangelii Gaudium (in English “The Joy of the Gospel”). Here are some links to Catholic commentary and reporting about this new document: Jimmy Akin: Pope Francis’ new … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: The Church Is Holy Despite the Sins of Its Members

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Pope Francis Interview

There have been many media reports about a recent lengthy interview with Pope Francis. Here is a video of Timothy Cardinal Dolan of New York discussing this interview on the Today Show. And here is the full text of the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis calls for prayer and fasting for peace in Syria

Pope Francis invites us to participate in a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria, to be observed on Saturday, September 7, 2013. Here is a quote from Pope Francis: To this end, brothers and sisters, I have … Continue reading

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Natural Family Planning Awareness Week – July 21-27, 2013

This week, July 21-27, is Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week. For more information, please refer to the following links: Diocese of Belleville – Natural Family Planning Diocese of Belleville Respect Life Ministry – Natural Family Planning United States Conference … Continue reading

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