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Notes from a Friar: God Speaks to All

God can and does communicate in ways we can’t imagine.

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Sustaining a Joyous Easter Feeling

That joyous Easter feeling should last all year, this friar says.

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Pope Francis smiles during an audience with members of Confindustria, the General Confederation of Italian Industry, and members of their families, in the Vatican audience hall Sept. 12, 2022. (OSV News photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters)

Pope hospitalized for respiratory infection, Vatican says

After having difficulty breathing, Pope Francis went to Rome’s Gemelli hospital March 29 where he was diagnosed with a respiratory infection, the Vatican press office said.

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Pope Francis walks in Rome | Photography by Stefano Spazian

Pope Francis So Far

In the past 10 years, Pope Francis has been both celebrated and vilified. But he remains on task for reforming the Church.

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People who fled fighting in South Sudan are seen in a file photo walking at sunset on arrival at Bidi Bidi refugee camp near the border with South Sudan, in Yumbe, Uganda. (OSV News photo/James Akena, Reuters)

‘He is the only hope we have,’ say refugees in South Sudan about pope’s visit

Pope Francis is taking off for the African continent Jan. 31 for a historic and long-awaited apostolic trip to Congo and South Sudan, countries longing for peace and stability.

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Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd as he leaves his final general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Feb. 27, 2013. The pope emeritus died Dec. 31, 2022 at 95. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Benedict XVI Dies; Funeral To Be Jan. 5 In St. Peter’s Square

Retired Pope Benedict XVI, who had an impressive record as a teacher and defender of the basics of Catholic faith, is likely to go down in history books as the first pope in almost 600 years to resign.

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