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"To be the only industrialized nation in the world that does not guarantee all its citizens health care is a disgrace."

Health care bill diagnosis: Never had input from those who care for sick

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Did Pope Francis just read European leaders the riot act? He told them on Friday evening that the continent can’t forget about the “walls and divisions” of the post-war era and said people waste time debating “how to keep out the ‘dangers’ of our time,” a reference he said to “women, men and children fleeing war and poverty, seeking only a future for themselves and their loved ones.”

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Remember shattered walls of past divisions, pope tells EU leaders

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We found in our files this nice photo of Cardinal William H. Keeler of Baltimore, who died Thursday at age 86. In it, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, then bishop of Harrisburg, Pa., left, and Cardinal Keeler are seen during the 2004 U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall general meeting. Cardinal Keeler retired as archbishop of Baltimore in 2007. (CNS photo/@paul.haring) #Baltimore #Keeler...
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As the House of Representatives debates legislation to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care measure, the president of the The Catholic Health Association of the United States says the House bill is a pro-life disaster and would do incredible damage to health in the United States.
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A leading U.S. bishop met Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an effort to establish a relationship with the Trump administration on sticky issues like the Middle East and Africa. Read more about what they discussed here.

In talk with top diplomat, bishop stresses church concern for common good

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03/23/2017 at 23:03. Facebook
A canonization date may be nearing for Archbishop Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran prelate who was assassinated 37 years ago this week. Read the latest from our Rome bureau.

No date yet for Blessed Romero canonization, archbishop says

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03/23/2017 at 20:58. Facebook
A high-powered group of Vatican officials and experts on the plague of sex abuse from around the world gathered in Rome Thursday to shine a spotlight on the need to make the church safe for people of all ages. “Let there be no doubt about it: Pope Francis is thoroughly committed to rooting out the scourge of sex abuse in the church,” said Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, one of the pope’s...
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03/23/2017 at 19:40. Facebook
St. Francis of Assisi always looked for new tools to communicate the Gospel, which is part of the reason the Order of Friars Minor -- the Franciscans -- launched a newly redesigned website, . We interviewed the order's minister general, Franciscan Father Michael Perry. Full story: [ Wp.me Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 17:25. Facebook
Many people are hoping Pope Francis will preside over the canonization ceremony during his visit to Fatima May 12-13.

Pope recognizes miracle attributed to Fatima visionaries

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03/23/2017 at 15:19. Facebook
The London fatalities included a 43-year-old Catholic mother on her way to pick up her children from school when she was mowed down by the car driven speeding over Westminster Bridge.

London cardinal call for prayers for victims of Westminster attack

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03/23/2017 at 13:11. Facebook
Cardinal Keeler was known across the United States for his role in ecumenical and interreligious relations.

Cardinal Keeler, retired archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 86

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03/23/2017 at 00:08. Facebook
The words 50 years ago of Pope Paul VI -- now Blessed Paul since his beatification -- on the progress of people, particularly the poor and destitute worldwide, are getting a new resonance from Pope Francis.

At 50, ‘Populorum Progressio’ takes on new life through Pope Francis

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03/22/2017 at 20:03. Facebook
At Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where various Christian denominations long have struggled over their custodial roles in the historic edifice, an "apparent mission impossible became possible" in the restoration of the traditional site of Jesus’ burial and resurrection. Especially if you've ever visited the church in Jerusalem, make sure you read what happened.

Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus’ tomb signals new cooperation

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03/22/2017 at 18:36. Facebook
Pope Francis smiles during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 22. (CNS photo/@paul.haring) #vatican #vaticancity #vaticano #PopeFrancis #generalaudience #Wednesdayaudience #religion #faith
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03/22/2017 at 17:23. Facebook
At his general audience, Pope Francis said God remains faithful to his love for us. Our full story on what the pope said at the audience is here: [ Wp.me Link ]
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03/22/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
"Pray that our engagement in the debate over immigration and refugee issues may bring peace and comfort to those most affected by current and proposed national policy changes," said the U.S. bishops in a major new pastoral reflection issued Wednesday.

U.S. Catholics asked ‘to accompany’ migrants, refugees seeking better life

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03/22/2017 at 13:53. Facebook
An elderly woman reacts as she meets Pope Francis during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 22. (CNS photo/@paul.haring) #vatican #vaticancity #vaticano #PopeFrancis #generalaudience #Wednesdayaudience #religion #faith
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03/21/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
Catholic aid agencies, troubled by the worsening famine in South Sudan, are meeting at the Vatican this week to discuss the ongoing crisis.

Famine, worsened by war, threatens South Sudanese, official says

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03/21/2017 at 18:33. Facebook
Pope Francis issues message to youth for local celebrations of World Youth Day. Full story: [ Wp.me Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
Pope Francis made clear Tuesday what confession is not: it’s not like having the dry cleaners remove a stain, it’s not a bank transaction, and it’s not like getting away with a sin.

Instead, he said, confession first means admitting shame. Read more here.

Don’t treat confessional like a dry cleaners, pope says

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