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Putting to rest the libel of Catholic complicity with the Holocaust

Putting to rest the libel of Catholic complicity with the Holocaust

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Vatican money-for-sainthood scandal hits Spain

Vatican money-for-sainthood scandal hits Spain

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Sainthood of Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Sheptytsky recognized

Sainthood of Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Sheptytsky recognized

Sheptytsky saved members of Jewish community from Nazi terror.

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Catholics call on a saint to ease immigration crisis

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'Fastest nun in the West' to gain sainthood

'Fastest nun in the West' to gain sainthood

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A saint for July 4: Saint Andrew of Crete

A saint for July 4: Saint Andrew of Crete

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Pope Francis recognizes 95 Spanish martyrs

Pope Francis recognizes 95 Spanish martyrs

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Pope Francis: Tango dancer and follower of St Francis

Pope Francis: Tango dancer and follower of St Francis

An Argentine woman recalls Pope Francis' past as an avid tango dancer who courted girls and liked to party. She also provided a theory about why he chose the name of St Francis of Assisi as his own.

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Book Review: 'The Missionary Position'

Book Review: 'The Missionary Position'

Atheist Christopher Hitchens wrote a 98-page screed denouncing Mother Teresa - the Albanian nun credited with comforting thousands of dying people in India and encouraging others to aid the poor and dying.

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Canadian atheists resurrect false accusations against Mother Teresa

Canadian atheists resurrect false accusations against Mother Teresa

Bill Donohue comments on an article published by Serge Larivée et al. in a Canadian journal, Studies in Religion, on Mother Teresa.

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California Catholics hopeful despite setback for canonization of Fr Aloysius Ellacuria

California Catholics hopeful despite setback for canonization of Fr Aloysius Ellacuria

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On a day like today: Flavian the Confessor

On a day like today: Flavian the Confessor

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A day like today: the saint who died on Christmas

A day like today: the saint who died on Christmas

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Episcopalians honor Mother Theresa of Calcutta

Episcopalians honor Mother Theresa of Calcutta

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Contemplating the Gospel: Love is patient

Contemplating the Gospel: Love is patient

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Feast of SS Peter and Paul

Feast of SS Peter and Paul

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Italian who saved Jews during Holocaust recognized as martyr by Catholic Church

Italian who saved Jews during Holocaust recognized as martyr by Catholic Church

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On a day like today: St Robert Southwell and the sovereign state

On a day like today: St Robert Southwell and the sovereign state

Drawing a line connecting Elizabethan England to Obama's America: Faith vrs the Sovereign State.

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My Peace I Give You: book review

My Peace I Give You: book review

'My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints', by Dawn Eden seeks to demonostrate the truth of what the Catholic Church teaches about sexual abuse.

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Saint of the Day: Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome

Saint of the Day: Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome

Martin, born in Italy, was the last Pope of Rome to be martyred. He met his end, due to starvation and sickness, in what is now the Crimean region of Ukraine.

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Saint of the Day: Robert Southwell

Saint of the Day: Robert Southwell

For being a priest, Robert Southwell was hung by the neck and disemboweled, before having his body chopped into quarters in view of a marveling crowd in 1592 London. Sic transit gloria mundi.

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Saint of the Day: Parthenius of Lampsacus

Saint of the Day: Parthenius of Lampsacus

Parthenius healed the sick and raised the dead in the name of Jesus.

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Sanctity in politics is possible, says Austrian cardinal of convert from Judaism

Sanctity in politics is possible, says Austrian cardinal of convert from Judaism

Hildegard Burjan was converted to the Catholic faith and became active in politics and in aiding the poor in Austria.

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Saint of the Day: Gregory the Theologian

Saint of the Day: Gregory the Theologian

Gregory is known as one of the Three Holy Hierarchs, along with John Chrysostom and Basil the Great.

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Scotland is swirling on the Feast of St Mungo

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Saint of the Day: Martyr Polyeuctus of Melitene

Saint of the Day: Martyr Polyeuctus of Melitene

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Catholic Church recognizes sanctity of Kateri Tekakwitha

Catholic Church recognizes sanctity of Kateri Tekakwitha

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Saint of the Day: St Stephen, Protomartyr

Saint of the Day: St Stephen, Protomartyr

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Saint of the Day: Prophet Daniel

Saint of the Day: Prophet Daniel

The Holy Prophet Daniel is revered in the Christian east, especially by Chaldeans: the Christians of Iraq.

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Saint of the Day: Steadfast St John Roberts

Saint of the Day: Steadfast St John Roberts

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Remembering Edmund Campion: private faith inevitably has an effect on our public lives

Remembering Edmund Campion: private faith inevitably has an effect on our public lives

Nowadays, when we face an aggressive secularistic and relativistic society, Saint Edmund reminds us that our relationship with the Lord should shape and enlighten our words and actions, not only in chapel but in the marketplace too.

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Saint of the Day: Margaret, Queen of Scotland

Saint of the Day: Margaret, Queen of Scotland

An Anglo-Saxon, Margaret was born in Hungary and eventually became queen of Scotland. She gave birth to both kings and a queen, and was known for her piety and charity.

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Saint of the Day: St John Chrysostom

Saint of the Day: St John Chrysostom

Preacher, theologian, and liturgist John Chrysostom wrote that pride is a terrible rock where wild beasts lurk.

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Saint of the Day: Theodore Tyro

Saint of the Day: Theodore Tyro

Theodore was a recruit in Caesar's army who lost his life to honor his faith.

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Pope Benedict recognizes saintliness of two Italians and one Spaniard

Pope Benedict recognizes saintliness of two Italians and one Spaniard

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Saint of the Day: Paraskeva, Virgin and Martyr

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