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Humility is key to understanding Easter, sharing its joy, pope says
Apr 06 2015
“Love has triumphed over hatred. Life has conquered death. Light has dispelled the darkness," the pope said.

No murder charge in unborn baby's death called 'travesty of justice'
Apr 03 2015
Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila called it "a travesty of justice" that under Colorado law no murder charges could be filed against a woman accused of violently attacking a pregnant woman and using a knife to remove her unborn baby.

Pope to priests: Exhaustion is part of ministry; find renewal in Christ
Apr 02 2015
Priestly ministry is hard, the pope said.

Imitate Jesus’ humility and service, pope says at Palm Sunday Mass
Mar 30 2015
On Palm Sunday, Pope Francis remembered all those who "sacrifice themselves daily."

Justice Scalia urges Christians to have courage
Oct 25 2010
ANNAPOLIS – Although the sophisticated may deride them as simple-minded, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said traditional Christians should have the courage to embrace their faith.

Baltimore cardinal condemns 'revisionist history' of Holocaust
Dec 16 2006
Cardinal William H. Keeler of Baltimore condemned "revisionist history" of the Holocaust, the systematic efforts by Nazis during World War II to do away with Jews also known as the Shoah, a Hebrew word meaning devastation or catastrophe. The cardinal took particular exception to a Dec. 11-12 conference in Iran during which speakers "sought to diminish the scope of the Holocaust."

Vatican officials say they found St. Paul's tomb in Roman basilica
Dec 11 2006
After years of archaeological work, Vatican officials announced they have identified the tomb of St. Paul beneath the Rome basilica dedicated to the apostle.