Catholic Pulse

ROME – Although a decision had been expected, it was still a surprise when the Vatican announced Pope Francis had accepted the resignation of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago, Chile, who faces allegations of having covered up cases of clerical sexual abuse. However, Ezzati was defiant to the end, saying [...]
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ALBANY, New York — High school junior Paul Barber shuffles through tax forms in the basement of the diocesan Pastoral Center in Albany. At Catholic Central High School in nearby Troy, Barber is like any other student; here, he's an accountant. “I get to actually come here and help people which [...]
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BISMARCK, North Dakota — Defending our Catholic beliefs is important, but Catholic discipleship also is “about advancing the Gospel, not merely sustaining or protecting it,” Philadelphia's archbishop said in an evening keynote address at the University of Mary in Bismarck March 20. “No matter where or when or under what conditions [...]
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VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church, through its priests, deacons and lay experts, must do more to listen to, comfort and assist those who feel troubled, tempted, cursed or possessed, said an Italian exorcist. Even if those seeking help do not show signs of demonic influence or possession, “do not deny [...]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, praised President Donald Trump March 21 for taking seriously the assaults she said conservative groups are facing on campuses around the country. “No one needs this more than the pro-life generation,” she said about Trump's executive order to bar [...]
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