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Pope: Prostitution is ‘disgusting vice’ that tortures defenseless women

By Vatican City (CNS) | July 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Prostitution is a horrendous crime that reduces vulnerable women to tortured slaves who are at the mercy of their clients, Pope Francis said. All people of goodwill have a duty to help vulnerable women and other victims of human trafficking escape from forced sexual slavery, the … Read More about Pope: Prostitution is ‘disgusting vice’ that tortures defenseless women

Bishop criticizes ‘faith-filled’ Catholics who spread fear of Muslims

By Catholic News Service | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

DUBLIN (CNS) — An Irish bishop has criticized Catholics who identify as “faith-filled” while spreading fear and mistrust of immigrants, particularly those who are Muslims.

Like Mary, be ‘influencers’ for God, pope urges at World Youth Day vigil

By Catholic News Service | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

PANAMA CITY (CNS) — Although Mary would not be considered an “influencer,” like many social media personalities, she still became the most influential woman in history by trusting “in the love and promises of God, the only force capable of making all things new,” Pope Francis told young people at … Read More about Like Mary, be ‘influencers’ for God, pope urges at World Youth Day vigil

Marginalized take center stage at World Youth Day 2019

By Catholic News Service | January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Rhina Guidos PANAMA CITY (CNS) — One thing is clear about World Youth Day 2019: This one is not focused on convening great masses of people, or the most influential or the loudest. Instead of highlighting the problems faced by youth in the world’s richest or most populous countries, … Read More about Marginalized take center stage at World Youth Day 2019

Alleged racism confrontation in US more complex than first portrayed

By admin | January 22, 2019 | 1 Comment

WASHINGTON (CNS) – An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington on January 18 led to vilification on social media the following day, but the immediate accusations that the students showed racist behaviour have been dialled back as more details of the entire … Read More about Alleged racism confrontation in US more complex than first portrayed

Three cardinals end service on pope’s Council of Cardinals

By Catholic News Service | December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Three members of Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals have officially ended their service as papal advisers on the reform of the Roman Curia