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  • Pope Francis: It's time to rediscover amazement, surprise, gratitude
    on June 24, 2018 at 10:57 pm

    Vatican City, Jun 24, 2018 / 04:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has said Christians should model the amazement, surprise and gratitude of Elizabeth and Zechariah - and their community - at the birth of their son, John. “The whole event of the birth of John the Baptist is surrounded by a joyful sense of amazement, surprise and gratitude,” the Pope said in his weekly Angelus […]

  • Meet Sair Del Toro: Hispanic evangelist extraordinaire
    on June 24, 2018 at 6:15 pm

    Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 24, 2018 / 12:15 pm (CNA).- If you ask Sair del Toro to tell you her story, she tells you the stories of other people. Women who have escaped abusive relationships. Gang members who have given their lives to Jesus. Teenagers who found healing after abortion. She hardly mentions her role in those stories. But her role should not go unnoted. Those stories of conversion, or […]

  • Why hundreds are still drawn to the powerful legacy of the 'Rosary Priest'
    on June 24, 2018 at 12:38 pm

    Easton, Massachusetts, Jun 24, 2018 / 06:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly three decades after his death, Father Patrick Peyton still receives fan mail. People from all over the world submit letters and electronic notes - intercessory prayer requests and stories of prayers answered in the name of Father Peyton - to the desk of Father David S. Marcham. Marcham, who is now vice postulator for the […]

  • #BigFertility: New documentary aims to shed light on the surrogacy industry
    on June 23, 2018 at 10:40 pm

    San Francisco, Calif., Jun 23, 2018 / 04:40 pm (CNA).- Becoming a surrogate mother seemed like a natural option for Kelly Martinez, who enjoyed helping people and liked being pregnant. Just 20 years old, she thought working with big surrogacy agencies was a safe way for her to help couples have a family. Instead, however, she says she was instructed to lie to the French consulate about being […]

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