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Fatima’s St. Jacinta Died 100 Years Ago Today

By Patti Armstrong | What does a little 9-year-old girl who died a century ago have to teach us today? So much, in the case of Jacinta Marto. She is the youngest, non-martyred canonized saint. Feb. 20, 2020, marks 100 years...

St. Jacinta’s Holy Legacy With Our Lady

By Joseph Pronechen | This year marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Fatima seer St. Jacinta Marto. The 9-year-old died on Feb. 20, 1920, weeks short of her 10th birthday, which would have been...

In ‘Querida Amazonia,’ Does ‘Mission’ of Aparecida Live Again?

By Father Raymond J. de Souza | Does Aparecida live again? Now that the Amazon synod process has been completed with the publication of Querida Amazonia, the apostolic exhortation of Pope...

Pope Francis Thanks Cardinal Müller for Remarks Published in Register

By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis has sent a handwritten letter to Cardinal Gerhard Müller, thanking him for a book the cardinal wrote in 2017, and for a statement he wrote on the Pope’s apostolic exhortation on the Amazon...

The Children of Fatima are Models for Us All

By John C. Preiss | The lives of Sts. Francisco and Blessed Jacinta are like that of St. Francis of Assisi, who roused the people of Umbria with his cries: “My God and my all! Love is not loved!” Why...

Pope Francis Urges Catholic Educators to Teach Inclusive Integral Ecology

By Courtney Mares/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for an educational revolution Thursday, telling the Congregation for Catholic Education that more effort needs to be made to accelerate...

Tennessee Governor Denies Clemency to Death Row ‘Model Inmate’

By Catholic News Agency | KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The governor of Tennessee has denied a clemency request for a condemned prisoner described as a “model inmate,” clearing the way for his execution on...

What to Expect When Vatican Archives on Venerable Pius XII Open in March

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — The Vatican’s archives on the pontificate of Venerable Pius XII will become available for study March 2, possibly bringing to light new information...

Ahead of Plenary Council, Head of Australian Bishops' Conference in Rome

By Catholic News Agency | BRISBANE, Australia — Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, president of the Australian bishops’ conference, is in Rome for high-level discussions ahead of the Church...

Under New Australian Law, Assisted Suicide Applications Higher Than Expected

By Catholic News Agency | MELBOURNE, Australia — A total of 52 people in the Australian state of Victoria ended their lives by doctor-assisted suicide in the first six months since the state’s...