‘We are brothers’ – Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill hold historic meeting

Havana, Cuba, Feb 12, 2016 / 04:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian brotherhood and unity were the focus of Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill when they met on Friday afternoon in Havana.“We spoke as brothers,” Pope Francis said. “We have the same baptism. We are bishops. We spoke of our Churches.”“We agreed that unity is created by journeying together,” he told a gathering of Catholic and Orthodox clergy and reporters after his meeting with … [Read more...]

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Full text of joint declaration signed by Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

Havana, Cuba, Feb 12, 2016 / 02:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a historic first, Pope Francis on Friday met with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill. The Feb. 12 meeting took place in Havana, Cuba, a stop added at the start of the Holy Father's Feb. 12-18 trip to Mexico. In addition to meeting privately, Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill signed a joint declaration. The full text of the declaration is below:Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All … [Read more...]

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Pope Francis sends airborne blessing to Mother Angelica

Vatican City, Feb 12, 2016 / 09:28 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While on board the plane taking him to Cuba and then Mexico, Pope Francis took a moment to send a special blessing to EWTN’s foundress Mother Angelica, and to ask her for her prayers.“To Mother Angelica with my blessing. And I ask you to pray for me, I need it. God bless you Mother Angelica!”Pope Francis, speaking in English, paused to record the brief video message while greeting journalists on his Feb. 12 flight to … [Read more...]

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After deadly prison riot in Mexico, archbishop asks for prayers

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 12, 2016 / 04:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López of Monterrey has asked the entire community to unite in prayer in response to the riot that took place at a local prison that left a tragic toll of 52 dead and 12 injured.“We want to invite the entire community to join us in prayer for our brothers who are inmates and for their families, who are going through anguished moments,” the archbishop said in a statement.The riot took … [Read more...]

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Latest undercover abortion video talks about ‘group purchasing program’

Washington D.C., Feb 12, 2016 / 12:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new undercover video from the Center for Medical Progress highlights a major North American abortion group and its role in the transfer of baby parts, possibly for money.National Abortion Federation members are shown in the video agreeing that payment for fetal parts would be a “win-win” for abortion clinics, according to the latest video from the Center for Medical Progress.“Yeah, it definitely sounds like … [Read more...]

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More allegations emerge as Mount St. Mary’s controversy boils

Emmitsburg, Md., Feb 11, 2016 / 03:42 pm (CNA).- Amid uproar over comparing struggling students to bunnies that should be drowned or shot, Mount St. Mary’s University president is now under fire for criticizing expressions of the Catholic faith at the school.Already facing turmoil, the second-oldest Catholic university in the country is now seeing alumni and former faculty members publicly expressing their concerns over President Simon Newman’s disparaging remarks about the … [Read more...]

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The silent reform of Benedict XVI’s papacy

Vatican City, Feb 11, 2016 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his new book on Benedict XVI, Vatican journalist Marco Mancini argues that while the retired pontiff became known for his shocking resignation three years ago, his real legacy began far earlier.“Unfortunately, we remember Benedict for the great gesture of the renunciation, but if we go on remembering Benedict only for that act, it would not be doing a service to truth of the facts,” Mancini told CNA.Neither would it be a … [Read more...]

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