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  • Pope Francis reveals top 10 secrets to happiness

    Jul 29, 2014 23:09

    Pope Francis reveals top 10 secrets to happiness

    (CNS) Slowing down, being generous and fighting for peace are part of Pope Francis’ secret recipe for happiness. In an interview published in part in the Argentine weekly “Viva” July 27, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing […]

     
  • German bishops mark WWI anniversary, acknowledge churches share guilt

    Jul 29, 2014 22:43

    German bishops mark WWI anniversary, acknowledge churches share guilt

    (CNS) As the world marks the 100th anniversary of World War I, Germany’s Catholic bishops urged efforts to overcome “destructive self-interest” and acknowledged the shared guilt of churches for the conflict, which left 16 million dead. “This war began in […]

     
  • Changes in synod process designed to increase discussion

    Jul 29, 2014 0:31

    Changes in synod process designed to increase discussion

    (The Catholic Leader) The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will be shorter than a usual synod and will include new rules aimed at helping the bishops really grapple with the issues together, the general secretary of the synod […]

     
  • City Officials Undecided Where Pope Francis Would Appear If He Visits Philadelphia

    Jul 29, 2014 0:18

    City Officials Undecided Where Pope Francis Would Appear If He Visits Philadelphia

    (CBS) – Archbishop Charles Chaput last week fueled speculation that the Pope will visit Philadelphia for the September 2015 World Meeting of Families. As of Monday morning —  there’s still no confirmation from the Vatican, but if the pontiff does […]

     
  • Papal trip to the U.S., Mexico not confirmed

    Jul 29, 2014 0:10

    Papal trip to the U.S., Mexico not confirmed

    (Vatican Radio) The director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi, issued a statement on Friday, saying the Pope has not confirmed his participation at the World Meeting for Families in Philadelphia in 2015. He made the clarification […]

     
  • StarTribune calls for Nienstedt resignation

    Jul 28, 2014 1:45

    StarTribune calls for Nienstedt resignation

    (NCR Online) Under the banner headline, “To heal church, Nienstedt must go,” the Editorial Board of the Minneapolis StarTribune Sunday called for the resignation of embattled Saint Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt. “Signs abound that the leadership crisis sparked […]