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Dialogue is essential, Pope Francis tells British Muslim leaders

Vatican City, Apr 5, 2017 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met Wednesday with a delegation of Muslim leaders from Great Britain along with …

Christianity

Archdiocese of Bombay honors those who help alcoholics

MUMBAI, India — The Archdiocese of Bombay has honored an organization dedicated to helping alcoholics live a life of sobriety. Mary’s Clan won the …

Maryland bishops join fight against human trafficking

Baltimore, Md., Apr 5, 2017 / 06:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Maryland's bishops united in voicing their concerns over the evils of human trafficking, …

trafficking

Holy See calls for end to Syria violence

(Vatican Radio) A senior Vatican archbishop has urged all sides of the Syrian conflict to end violence and restore solidarity in the wake of a deadly …

Vatican welcomes world’s only gay leader and his husband to meet the Pope

The gay Prime Minister of Luxembourg and his husband have been welcomed to the Vatican.<p>Xavier Bettel, who married his husband, Gauthier Destenay, in …

Francis’s Words About Women

Pope Francis: Protecting the world's migrants and refugees is a moral imperative

Pope Francis has again emphasized the urgent need for “a coordinated and effective response” by the political community, civil society and the church …

Married Priests And Female Deacons? What The Pope's Politics Look Like From Latin America

Verónica Giménez Béliveau, <i>University of Buenos Aires</i><p>Priests are Catholicism’s greatest figures: shepherds who manage the relationship with the divine. But their numbers have been dwindling worldwide since the 1930s.<p>In Argentina, the Church lost 23% of its priests and nuns from 1960 to 2013. France …

Cardinal Cupich launches anti-violence program in Chicago with Pope Francis' support

Cardinal Blase Cupich announced he will use $250,000 from his discretionary charitable fund to create a new foundation to fund anti-violence programs …

Pope gives tough love to Mexico's political, church elite

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis challenged Mexico's political and ecclesial elites on Saturday to provide their people with security, justice and …