Archbishop Chaput: Catholics Should Live Their Faith ‘All In’

June 25, 2013 by  
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EWTN News – June 24, 2013 Mallorca, Spain, Jun 24, 2013 / (EWTN News/CNA) Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has called on Catholics to be “active witnesses” of their faith, taking inspiration from the 17th century missionary Blessed Junipero Serra. Rejecting the idea that the Christian faith is “a useful moral code” or “an […]

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Pope: Ask If Your Life Promotes Unity or Division

EWTN News – By David Uebbing – May 22, 2013 The Holy Spirit made it possible for everyone to hear the apostles in their own language on Pentecost, uniting people who were divided, Pope Francis said, calling on Christians to witness to the faith in a way that reconciles and is forgiving. “We should all […]

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George Weigel says New Evangelization is Future of Catholicism

February 7, 2013 by  
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EWTN News – By Adelaide Darling – February 7, 2013 As the Catholic Church works to shape the culture in the 21st century, her members must embrace reality while fearlessly proclaiming the truth, said author George Weigel. “It is the same Church, the same Faith and above all the same Lord,” emphasized Weigel, a noted […]

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Bishops Say Family Should Reflect Love of the Trinity

September 27, 2012 by  
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EWTN News – September 26, 2012 At the conclusion of a nationwide meeting for families in Venezuela, the country’s bishops said that the relationship between mothers, fathers and children should mirror the love between the Holy Trinity. “This reality of divine love is lived out in the family as a community of persons who experience […]

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Spanish Politicians Implore Virgin Mary’s Help Amid Economic Crisis

August 16, 2012 by  
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EWTN News – August 16, 2012 Madrid, Spain, Aug 16, 2012 / (EWTN News/CNA) Various Spanish political leaders looked to the Virgin Mary on the Feast of the Assumption Aug. 15 to ask for help in bringing the country out of its worsening economic crisis. Madrid’s mayor, Ana Botella, prayed for jobs during Mass in […]

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Greatest Charity is to Show Man His Dignity, Archbishop says

July 24, 2012 by  
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EWTN News – July 18, 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jul 18, 2012 / (EWTN News) Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo of Vera Cruz, Argentina thanked international Catholic charity Caritas for its work in helping those most in need around the globe. “The greatest act of charity is to stand man up and make him aware of […]

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Bishops’ Strategic Plan Embraces New Evangelization

June 20, 2012 by  
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EWTN News – June 19, 2012 Marriage, life, religious liberty and faith formation will be among the priorities for the U.S. bishops in coming years, united under the ongoing call to spread the Gospel of Christ. The conference’s focus on the New Evangelization “can be an invitation from the bishops to Catholics across the country […]

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Mexican Cardinal Says ‘Civilization of Love’ is Possible

March 23, 2012 by  
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EWTN News – March 21, 2012 As Pope Benedict’s March 23-25 trip to Mexico nears, Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City invited locals to open their hearts to Christ in order to change society for the better. “The civilization of love is possible, not because of our intelligence or because of some fantasy, but because […]

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Pope: God Responded to 2011’s Sufferings with Jesus’ Birth

January 2, 2012 by  
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EWTN News – December 31, 2011 Vatican City, Dec 31, 2011 / (EWTN News) Pope Benedict XVI said that the questions raised by 2011’s tragedies were answered when Jesus was born at Christmas to radically renew and free mankind. “Another year is drawing to a close, as we await the start of a new one,” […]

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Vatican Official Explains Keys to New Evangelization

November 2, 2011 by  
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EWTN News – October 31, 2011 The secretary of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, Archbishop Octavio Ruiz Arenas recently outlined the important elements of the New Evangelization called for by Blessed John Paul II and now Benedict XVI. “The fundamental mission of the Church is evangelization, which has as its ultimate end the […]

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