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Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 17, 2017

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March 6, 2017
Pope: Bible, like cellphone, should be carried always

Christians should care about reading God's messages in the Bible as much as they care about checking messages on their cellphones, Pope Francis said.

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March 3, 2017
Pope's schedule for Holy Week and Easter

 Here is Pope Francis' schedule for Holy Week and Easter:

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March 2, 2017
Archbishop in pastoral calls on Catholics to 'show forth image of God'

The answer to society's dysfunctions can be found in one person: Jesus Christ.

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March 1, 2017
President honors spirit of Notre Dame student with rare disease
President honors spirit of Notre Dame student with rare disease

Megan Crowley, a University of Notre Dame student born with a rare disease, was recognized by President Donald Trump during his address to a joint session of Congress.

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March 1, 2017
Pope: Lent breathes life into world asphyxiated by sin
Pope: Lent breathes life into world asphyxiated by sin

Lent is a time to receive God's breath of life, a breath that saves humanity from suffocating under the weight of selfishness, indifference and piety devoid of sincerity, Pope Francis said. 

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March 1, 2017
Pope: Lent is time to relive exodus from slavery to freedom

Like the people of Israel freed from the bondage of slavery, Christians are called to experience the path toward hope and new life during the Lenten season, Pope Francis said. 

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February 28, 2017
Vandalism at Jewish cemeteries decried
Vandalism at Jewish cemeteries decried

Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Feb. 27 deplored the "senseless acts of mass vandalism."

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February 27, 2017
Corned beef conundrum: Some dioceses give St. Patrick's Day dispensation
Corned beef conundrum: Some dioceses give St. Patrick's Day dispensation

When St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday, as it does about every seven years, the Lenten rule requiring Catholics to abstain from meat on Fridays collides with the long-held tradition of eating corned beef and cabbage.

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February 27, 2017
Pope furthers sainthood causes of eight men, women

Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of two medical doctors and six religious -- many of whom died just a generation ago. 

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