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Catholic laity have an obligation to root out traces of xenophobia in their hearts and recognize refugees as their brothers and sisters – children of God whose dignity must be protected, said a new Vatican document.
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Using strong language on one of his favourite themes, Pope Francis decried a plague of careerism among priests and urged them to renounce their personal ambitions for service to the Church.
A Czech cardinal welcomed final court approval of government plans to pay billions of dollars to churches in compensation for their losses under communist rule.
In his small parish outside of Venezuela's capital, Caracas, Father Maximo Mateos is filling his chalice with less than half the amount of wine he formerly used.
A combination of pictures shows Pope Francis catching a rosary.
Maximos IV Saigh, the patriarch of the Melkite Catholic Church, was one of the most outspoken fathers of the Second Vatican Council.
The goal of Christian initiation is full participation in the Sunday Eucharist, says a Toronto catechist.
VATICAN CITY – Christians need to "speak the truth with love," overcoming the temptations of wanting always to be liked or of always thinking their own status or desires are what counts, Pope Francis said.
Parents overwhelmingly believe it is better for young children to be at home with a parent rather than in day care or all-day kindergarten, according to a new poll commissioned by an Ottawa think tank.
Pastoral assistants help others encounter Jesus. At Pastoral Assistants' Day, one woman spoke of a non-Catholic custodian at her parish. He has been inquiring more and more about the Church, and now keeps a rosary in his vehicle.