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God crouches down to love us, says Francis

December 23, 2013

God's love and tenderness are at the heart of Christmas, Pope Francis said. Celebrating Mass Dec. 12, the pope said God's love is like that of a parent.

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Peace depends on seeing God as the Father

December 23, 2013

In his first annual message for the Jan. 1 World Day of Peace, Pope Francis writes that peace and social justice are impossible without a spirit of fraternity based on recognition that all men and women are children of God.

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Humble yourself and you shall be exalted

December 23, 2013

Being humble is not the same as being impotent or having an inferiority complex, said the preacher of the papal household.

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Trafficking is crime against humanity – pope

December 23, 2013

The trafficking of human beings is a crime against humanity and must be stopped, Pope Francis told diplomats.

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Indian PM apologizes after protesters beaten

December 23, 2013

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh apologized to Church leaders for the police beating of protesters – including priests and nuns – during a march to Parliament advocating for rights for low-caste Christians.

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Ouellet reappointed head of bishops congregation

December 23, 2013

Nine months after his election, Pope Francis has reconfirmed Cardinal Marc Ouellet as prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, seen as one of the most powerful offices of the Roman Curia.

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Pope urges Americas to be like Mary

December 23, 2013

Pope Francis prayed that Catholics throughout the Americas would open their arms to the poor, to immigrants, to the unborn and to the aged just as Mary opens her arms to all.

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Anderson honoured for advancing Marian devotion

December 23, 2013

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson Dec. 9 received the Patronal Medal, an honour bestowed by Washington's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and The Catholic University of America.

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Explaining Christmas

December 23, 2013

Katherine Russell, dressed as an angel, tells four-year-old Nori Bellucci-Mattice about the night Christ was born

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Getting ready to celebrate

December 23, 2013

Pilgrims camp outside Mexico City's Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in preparation for the Guadalupe feast Dec. 12.

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