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At the conclusion of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis led the faithful gathered in prayer for several nuns who were recently kidnapped in Syria. On Monday, Islamist rebels invaded the St. Thecla Greek Orthodox Convent in Maaloula, located near Damascus. They are reported to have abducted twelve nuns of t...read more
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La mia porta e sempre aperta (My door is always open). These simple words are the title and theme of the Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro’s new book on his historical interview with Pope …read more
Day Two of the meetings of the College of Cardinals with Pope Francis took place “in an environment of great serenity.” So said Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, …read more
There was an "impassioned debate" in the House of Commons about the extent of global anti-Christian persecution. Aid to the Church in Need reported that during a debate in parliament Tuesday …read more
The Winter General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in the Columba Centre of Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth in Co Kildare. The following issues were …read more
Belgium today moved closer to extending euthanasia to terminally ill children. The Senate's justice and social affairs committee approved a draft bill allowing the practice Dec. 4th. It will …read more