From the monthly archives: November 2013

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Francis will create cardinals in February

November 11, 2013

Pope Francis will create his first cardinals during a consistory Feb. 22, the feast of the Chair of St. Peter.

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Church must get ready for online parishes

November 11, 2013

The Internet will host the parish community of the future, according to Msgr. Paul Tighe, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

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Vatican not bugged by possible phone monitoring

November 11, 2013

The Vatican has no evidence its calls were monitored by the U.S. National Security Agency and, even if they were, "we have no concerns about it," the Vatican spokesman said.

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Pope drops in to celebrate Mass at John Paul's tomb

November 11, 2013

Surprising pilgrims at Blessed John Paul II's tomb, Pope Francis made an early morning visit to St. Peter's Basilica and celebrated Mass with the mostly Polish pilgrims.

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Halloween violates Church teaching, bishop claims

November 11, 2013

A Polish archbishop has cautioned that Halloween celebrations violate Church teaching and urged Catholics not to take part "even in playful form.

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Irish priests say gov't study of abuse was unfair

November 11, 2013

A new review of the work of the Murphy Commission that investigated clerical sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Dublin charges that priests did not get even-handed treatment and that the process it followed was unfair.

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Ethiopian development based on education

November 11, 2013

Ethiopian Church leaders are hoping education can help fight some cultural traditions, such as female circumcision and beliefs that epileptic children are possessed.

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Remembering the dead

November 11, 2013

A woman takes a nap near the grave of a relative at a cemetery in the town of Santa Maria Atzompa in the Mexican state of Oaxaca Nov. 1.

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Papal prayer

November 11, 2013

Pope Francis prays at the tomb of St. Peter inside St. Peter's Basilica

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Vatican seeks public input as it prepares for family synod

November 11, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Preparations for the 2014 extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will include an assessment of Catholics' attitudes toward relevant Church teachings, said Vatican officials.

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