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Statement from President of U.S. Bishops Conference – Mexico Earthquake

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement to the people of Mexico following yesterday’s powerful earthquake that struck southeast of Mexico City. The death toll has now surpassed 200. As the desperate search for survivors continues, Cardinal DiNardo calls for prayers for those […]

Pope amends church law on Mass translations, highlights bishops’ role

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service MEDELLIN, Colombia (CNS) — In changes to the Code of Canon Law regarding translations of the Mass and other liturgical texts, Pope Francis highlighted respect for the responsibility of national and regional bishops’ conferences. The changes, released by the Vatican Sept. 9 as Pope Francis was traveling in Colombia, noted […]

Hurricane Irma alters Pope Francis’ flight plan to Colombia

Pope Francis landed safely in Bogota, Colombia on Sept. 6 for a five-day visit to promote reconciliation. News reports said the pope’s plane was forced to modify its flight plan to avoid Hurricane Irma, which was churning in the Atlantic Ocean, battering Caribbean Islands and heading towards Florida. “Let’s take the first step” is the […]

Pope Francis conveys spiritual closeness and pastoral concern to all victims of Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON – Pope Francis expressed his solidarity with all those affected by Hurricane Harvey, in a message conveyed by the Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. “His Holiness Pope Francis asks you kindly to convey the assurance of his […]

Pope says he’s saddened by ‘perfect’ Catholics who despise others

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – God did not choose perfect people to form his church, but rather sinners who have experienced his love and forgiveness, Pope Francis said. The Gospel of Luke’s account of Jesus forgiving the sinful woman shows how his actions went against the general mentality of his time, a way of thinking that […]

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