Immaculate Heart of Mary
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Bp. Barron's Lent Reflections
Lent Day 23
Friends, in today’s Gospel we learn of a person possessed by a demon. Jesus meets the man and drives out the demon, but then is immediately accused of being in league with Satan. Some of the...
Pope Francis to meet EU leaders in Vatican
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Cardinal Keeler, retired archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 86
IMAGE: CNS/Gregory A. Shemitz By George P. Matysek Jr. WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Cardinal William H. Keeler, Baltimore's 14th archbishop, who was an international leader in Catholic-Jewish relations and...
London cardinal call for prayers for victims of Westminster attack
IMAGE: CNS photo/Toby Melville, Reuters By LONDON (CNS) -- Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, whose cathedral is just a short walk from the scene of the London terrorist attack, called for...
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IMAGE: CNS photo/Rafael Marchante, Reuters By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has approved the recognition of a miracle attributed to the intercession of two of the shepherd...
Hardened hearts can turn believers into atheists, pope says
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Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus' tomb signals new cooperation
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U.S. Catholics asked 'to accompany' migrants, refugees seeking better life
IMAGE: CNS photo/Justin Lane, EPA By Julie Asher WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops in a pastoral reflection released March 22 called all Catholics to do what each of them can "to accompany...
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Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9
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