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Special collection translates into missionary work for U.S. regions
April 21, 2017

American Catholics will have an opportunity to become modern-day missionaries during the weekend of April 29-30 by simply dropping money in a collection plate.

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Vatican says it would welcome visit by Trump
Vatican says it would welcome visit by Trump
April 20, 2017

If U.S. President Donald Trump requests a meeting with Pope Francis in May, the Vatican will try to make it work, a top Vatican official said.

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Closed hearts unable to be surprised by the Resurrection, pope says
April 19, 2017

Christian faith is a grace and can be perceived only in the hearts of those willing to be surprised by the joy of the Resurrection, Pope Francis said.

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Pope Benedict celebrates birthday with Bavarian guests, beer, pretzels
Pope Benedict celebrates birthday with Bavarian guests, beer, pretzels
April 18, 2017

A bit of Bavaria, including German beer and pretzels, came to the Vatican to help celebrate retired Pope Benedict XVI's 90th birthday.

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U.S. church welcomes thousands of new Catholics
April 18, 2017

During what the Roman Missal describes as the "mother of all vigils," the U.S. Catholic Church welcomed thousands of new Catholics at the Easter Vigil April 15 in churches big and small across the country.

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Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says
Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says
April 16, 2017

Jesus is the risen shepherd who takes upon his shoulders "our brothers and sisters crushed by evil in all its varied forms," Pope Francis said before giving his solemn Easter blessing.

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