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Pope to formally approve canonizations, including of Fatima seers
April 11, 2017

Pope Francis and cardinals present in Rome will formally approve the canonizations of two of the children who saw Mary in Fatima, a large group of Brazilian martyrs, three child martyrs from Mexico and two priests.

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New Supreme Court justice says he's humbled by call to serve high court
New Supreme Court justice says he's humbled by call to serve high court
April 10, 2017

After he was sworn in for the U.S. Supreme Court in a public ceremony at the White House Rose Garden April 10, Justice Neil Gorsuch said he would be "a faithful servant of the Constitution" and of the laws "of this great nation."

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CMA tops $6 M for second year
April 10, 2017

Diocese of Rochester officials announced recently that the Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA) has exceeded the $6 million mark for the second consecutive year — the first two times in the 36-year history of the campaign.

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Pope gives youths three missions before synod, World Youth Day
April 10, 2017

On the eve of Palm Sunday, Pope Francis gave young people several missions: to ask their grandparents what their dreams were; to work to make those dreams reality; and to let their bishops and the pope himself know what they need from the church.

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Vatican: Egypt's attacks won't stop pope's visit for peace
Vatican: Egypt's attacks won't stop pope's visit for peace
April 10, 2017

 Despite recent and repeated terrorist attacks against Egypt's minority Christian communities, Pope Francis will not cancel his visit to Egypt.

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Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday
Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday
April 9, 2017
Jesus does not ask that people only contemplate his image, but that they also recognize and love him concretely in all people who suffer like he did, Pope Francis said.
 
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