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TIME magazine has named Pope Francis "Person of the Year 2013". The international news magazine chose to bestow the honor on the Holy Father largely because of his humility and compassion. "In a very short time, a vast, global, ecumenical audience has shown a hunger to follow him," TIME's managing editor, Nancy G...read more
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Here is the text for the "global wave of prayer," sponsored by Caritas and suppported by Pope Francis. Today, Dec. 10, the "global wave" startedon the island of Samoa and will progress around …read more
Pope Francis has called the extent of hunger in the world today "a global scandal" in a video message released today. The video marks the launch of a Caritas federation campaign to end world …read more
Efforts are underway to secure the release of a group of Orthodox nuns who are believed to have been kidnapped by Islamist insurgents in the Syrian town of Maaloula. The head of Lebanon's …read more
Here is the statement fromBishop Noel TreanorofDown and Connor, in response to the report released today by theNational Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland …read more
Here is the statement from Bishop Raymond Browne of Kerry, in response to the report released today by theNational Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI). …read more