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God does not disown his children, Pope tells LGBT Catholics

By Catholic News Service | May 11, 2022 | 1 Comment

VATICAN CITY (CNS)- Pope Francis said he wants LGBT Catholics to know that God is a father who “does not disown any of his children”. The Pope’s comment was among the short answers to three questions posed in a letter by Jesuit Father James Martin, editor at large of America … Read More about God does not disown his children, Pope tells LGBT Catholics

Pro-lifers in Canada, Australia rally around news Roe may be overturned

By Catholic News Service | May 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CNS) – Pro-life advocates in Canada are buoyed by news that the US Supreme Court was poised to overturn its decision on Roe v. Wade, but said they expect limited immediate effect in the country. In Australia, Archbishop Anthony Fisher, OP, of Sydney described as “very encouraging” the leaked … Read More about Pro-lifers in Canada, Australia rally around news Roe may be overturned

Pope agrees to treat painful knee with therapeutic injections

By Catholic News Service | May 5, 2022 | 1 Comment

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis will have therapeutic injections to try to alleviate the pain in his right knee, he told an Italian newspaper. “I have a torn ligament; I will have a procedure with injections and we will see,” he said in an interview published on May 3 in Corriere della … Read More about Pope agrees to treat painful knee with therapeutic injections

Pope tells Russian patriarch he cannot turn himself into ‘Putin’s altar boy’

By Catholic News Service | May 4, 2022 | 1 Comment

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Warning that the Russian Orthodox patriarch should not “turn himself into Putin’s altar boy”, Pope Francis also said he would like to go to Moscow to meet Vladimir Putin in an attempt to end the conflict in Ukraine. The Pope reiterated that he would not be … Read More about Pope tells Russian patriarch he cannot turn himself into ‘Putin’s altar boy’

Pope very clear abuse victim care centres must be set up, cardinal says

By Catholic News Service | May 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis has given his safeguarding commission a “very clear” mandate to encourage and supervise the world’s bishops’ conferences in establishing survivor support centres and services, said Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. “The Holy Father wants … Read More about Pope very clear abuse victim care centres must be set up, cardinal says

Caritas, Polish hotels serve Easter breakfast to 20,000 Ukrainians

By Catholic News Service | April 27, 2022 | 1 Comment

WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – For two months, Poland has been welcoming Ukrainian refugees, and organisers wanted them to be able to celebrate Easter in a special way. So, on April 24, Caritas joined with hotels to sponsor an Easter breakfast for more than 20,000 Ukrainians. Agata Kornhauser-Duda, Poland’s first lady, … Read More about Caritas, Polish hotels serve Easter breakfast to 20,000 Ukrainians