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Bishops, pope rely on Mary to watch over Church, Archbishop Gregory says

Just as children run to their mother's arms in times of trouble, Catholics -- including popes and bishops -- know they can and should turn to Mary, said Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington.

Rise in populism due to lack of listening, dialogue, pope says

Ignoring the reality lived by men and women today has caused a resurgence of old ideologies, such as populism, that inevitably do more harm than good, Pope Francis said.

University chaplain: Seek the light during busy Advent season

Peace agreement and Pope Francis’ visit giving hope to the people of South Sudan

“We are a family of God’s people, in participatory service to the Church.” This is the theme of the first Diocesan Synod organised by the Diocese of Tombura-Yambio in South Sudan.

Pope urges researchers on social issues to smell like sheep

Pope Francis on Friday received in audience the officials and staff of the Italian weekly magazine, “Aggiornamenti Sociali”. In a prepared text he handed them, he encouraged a preferential love for the poor and building of bridges among people through listening, dialogue and walking together.

House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: ‘Don’t mess with me’

Finger pointing and voice hoarse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday delivered a broadside to a reporter that might well apply to all of impeachment-era Washington: “Don't mess with me."

Did Italian priest father two African sons, and walk away?

Two African man share an Italian priest for a father. They share their stories of trying to know him.

Fr Cantalamessa gives first Advent reflection to Pope and Roman Curia

The Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, gives his first Advent reflection at the Redemptoris Mater Chapel in the Apostolic Palace. Below is the full text of his sermon.

Pope to Italian notaries: Uphold the law in justice and charity

Pope Francis meets with representatives of Italy’s National Notary Fund, and urges notaries public to mediate the law in respect for the dignity and rights of their clients.

Baltimore prelate calls narrative of tension between US bishops, pope bogus

"There’s the narrative that we bishops are just on the verge of schism with one another but, surprise, surprise, we are not," Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore told Crux.