Read more about the article Catholics need better understanding of the Mass, pope says
Pope Francis elevates the chalice as he celebrates Mass in Carpi, Italy, April 2, 2017. On June 29, 2022, the pope issued issued an apostolic letter insisting Catholics need to better understand the liturgical reform of the Second Vatican Council and its goal on promoting the "full, conscious, active and fruitful celebration" of the Mass. (CNS photo/Alessandro Garofalo, Reuters)

Catholics need better understanding of the Mass, pope says

’How can we grow in our capacity to live in full the liturgical action?’

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Read more about the article Archbishop asks Church to be in solidarity with migrants who died in truck
Debra Ponce, left, and Angelita Olvera of San Antonio mourn June 28, 2022, near the scene where dozens of immigrants were found dead inside a trailer truck a day earlier. (CNS photo/Go Nakamura, Reuters)

Archbishop asks Church to be in solidarity with migrants who died in truck

’We pray for the souls of the ... people who died in such a cruel, inhuman manner’

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Read more about the article After court decision, it’s time for widespread pro-life work, Vatican says
"For life, always," ("Per la vita sempre"), an editorial reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion, is seen on the front page of L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, June 25, 2022. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano)

After court decision, it’s time for widespread pro-life work, Vatican says

‘A human being is always sacred and inviolable’

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Read more about the article Supreme Court sides with coach in public school prayer case
Joe Kennedy, former assistant coach at Bremerton High School outside of Seattle, is seen in this undated photo. In a decision June 27, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that Kennedy had a constitutional right to pray at the 50-yard line after his team's games. (CNS photo/courtesy First Liberty Institute)

Supreme Court sides with coach in public school prayer case

’Respect for religious expressions is indispensable to life in a free and diverse republic’

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Read more about the article Cardinal says renewing Vatican II’s spirit can carry the Church forward
Cardinal Peter Turkson, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Science, addresses the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests in Linthicum Heights, Md., June 22, 2022. (CNS photo/Dennis Sadowski)

Cardinal says renewing Vatican II’s spirit can carry the Church forward

'Humanity has a mandate to change, to build’

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Read more about the article Families and forgiveness: Australian family shares their tragic story
Leila Abdallah holds her 3-month-old daughter, Selina, at the Domus Australia in Rome June 24, 2022. Leila and her husband, Danny Abdallah, were scheduled to speak June 25 at the World Meeting of Families at the Vatican about the tragic deaths of three of their children in 2020 and how they forgave the drunk driver who killed them. (CNS photo/Robert Duncan)

Families and forgiveness: Australian family shares their tragic story

'As a Christian, I am meant to forgive’

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Read more about the article New York State Catholic Conference ‘troubled’ by court’s gun law ruling
Guns are displayed in the Queens borough of New York City June 12, 2021, after a gun buyback event organized by the New York City Police Department. In a decision issued June 23, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to limit state and local governments from restricting people's ability to carrying guns outside the home. (CNS photo/Eduardo Munoz, Reuters)

New York State Catholic Conference ‘troubled’ by court’s gun law ruling

Hours after court ruling, Senate adopts gun bill

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Read more about the article To evangelize is to live the Gospel, then share it, pope says
Pope Francis greets Father Valdir José De Castro, superior general of the Pauline Fathers, during an audience with participants in the order's general chapter, at the Vatican June 18, 2022. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

To evangelize is to live the Gospel, then share it, pope says

’The push of the Holy Spirit is what makes us come out of ourselves’

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Read more about the article World free of nuclear weapons is necessary, possible, pope says
Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, Vatican foreign minister, and Mikhail Mishustin, Russian prime minister, attend a meeting in Moscow in this Nov. 9, 2021, file photo. Archbishop Gallagher read a message from Pope Francis in Vienna June 21 at the first Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The pope wrote that nuclear weapons are a "risk multiplier," not a deterrent to war. (CNS photo/Sputnik/Alexander Astafyev/pool via Reuters)

World free of nuclear weapons is necessary, possible, pope says

’A world free from nuclear weapons is both necessary and possible’

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