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Pope horrified by ‘unacceptable massacre’ in Syria

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis strongly condemned a shocking chemical attack in Syria that left some 70 people, including at least 10 children, dead. “We are horrified by the latest events in Syria. I strongly deplore the unacceptable massacre that took place yesterday (April 4) in the Idlib province, where dozens of civilians, including […]

Pope asks children to promise Jesus they will never be bullies

ROME (CNS) – Pope Francis asked 45,000 children preparing for confirmation to promise Jesus they would never engage in bullying. Turning stern during a lively and laughter-filled encounter March 25, Pope Francis told the youngsters he was very worried about the growing phenomenon of bullying. He asked them to be silent and reflect on if […]

Child protection commission seeks new ways to be informed by victims

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Following the resignation of a prominent member and abuse survivor, a pontifical commission charged with addressing issues related to clergy sex abuse vowed to continue to seek input from victims and survivors. The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors said the resignation of Marie Collins was a “central topic” of […]

Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus’ tomb signals new cooperation

Story by Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service JERUSALEM (CNS) — Less than a year after restoration work began, the Edicule — the traditional site of Jesus’ burial and resurrection — was inaugurated in an ecumenical ceremony led by representatives of the Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Armenian churches, including Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. The 200-year-old […]

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