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  • Phoenix Eucharistic retreat seeks to foster sacramental devotion
    on March 24, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    Phoenix, Ariz., Mar 24, 2019 / 03:26 pm (CNA).- At the end of this month, the Diocese of Phoenix will host a retreat that aims to inspire devotion to and education on the Eucharist. According to Catholic Sun, Phoenix Bishop Thomas Olmsted expressed hope that the event will help participants “to have an even deeper sense of awe and wonder at the love of Jesus present under the humble […]

  • Pope Francis tells Catholics to not abuse God's mercy
    on March 24, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    Vatican City, Mar 24, 2019 / 07:09 am (CNA).- The mercy of God is not an invitation to “spiritual laziness,” but requires a sincere and prompt response from those who want to grow in holiness, Pope Francis said Sunday. “Despite the barrenness which sometimes marks our existence, God has patience and offers us the possibility of changing and making progress on the path of […]

  • Montreal priest stabbed at Mass 'eager' to return
    on March 23, 2019 at 9:19 pm

    Montreal, Canada, Mar 23, 2019 / 03:19 pm (CNA).- Father Claude Grou is out of the hospital and grateful for the groundswell of support he received after he was stabbed by an assailant while celebrating a televised Mass at St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal Friday morning. The 77-year-old priest said in a statement that the words of support he had received “warm my heart and allow me […]

  • Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of cover-up
    on March 23, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    Vatican City, Mar 23, 2019 / 09:21 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Saturday accepted the resignation of the Archbishop of Santiago de Chile, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, who has faced accusations that he was involved in covering up the crimes of several abusive priests. Cardinal Ezzati’s resignation was originally submitted to Pope Francis in May 2018, along with the rest of the Chilean […]

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