Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential elections draw near, are youth disillusioned by the inflammatory, insulting remarks that have come to define this year's race?“You hear two things among the young people that in one way would bother them and challenge them and discourage them,” Cardinal Dolan told journalists July 29, speaking from his own personal experience.One of these … [Read more...]

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Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential elections draw near, are youth disillusioned by the inflammatory, insulting remarks that have come to define this year's race?“You hear two things among the young people that in one way would bother them and challenge them and discourage them,” Cardinal Dolan told journalists July 29, speaking from his own personal experience.One of these … [Read more...]

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Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential elections draw near, are youth disillusioned by the inflammatory, insulting remarks that have come to define this year's race?“You hear two things among the young people that in one way would bother them and challenge them and discourage them,” Cardinal Dolan told journalists July 29, speaking from his own personal experience.One of these … [Read more...]

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The story of a Holocaust survivor who encountered Pope Francis

Bielsko-Biala, Poland, Jul 29, 2016 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp welcomed Pope Francis’ Friday visit and asked the world to remember the suffering that took place there.“It is important for me and I am very excited,” Lidia Maksimovic, 75, told journalists at the camp July 29. “It is not possible to forget about these horrible things and it is important also that people would come here and would see and learn what happened … [Read more...]

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The ‘cruelty’ of Auschwitz still continues, Pope tells youth

Krakow, Poland, Jul 29, 2016 / 01:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking form the balcony of the bishop's palace in Krakow, Pope Francis told youth gathered below that the horror lived by prisoners in the Auschwitz extermination camp isn’t over, but still continues in those who suffer various forms of cruelty today.“I don't want to make you bitter, but I have to tell the truth. The cruelty of Auschwitz and Birkenau has not ended. Even today many people are tortured,” the … [Read more...]

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A ‘cry of hope’ after the death of Father Hamel

Paris, France, Jul 29, 2016 / 12:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a Mass said for the victims of Tuesday's church attack in France, the Archbishop of Paris appealed for hope as he remembered Father Jacques Hamel, who was killed by two Islamic State terrorists as he was celebrating the Eucharist.At the July 27 Mass for the victims of Saint-Étienne du Rouvray said at Notre Dame de Paris, Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois recalled the words of one of the readings of the day from the prophet … [Read more...]

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Heroism and sacrifice: The Catholic history of Auschwitz

Rome, Italy, Jul 29, 2016 / 12:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sat quietly in one of Auschwitz's most ominous prison cells, praying in what had been the inhumane living space of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a Catholic priest martyred during the Holocaust.St. Maximilian was one of over a million people estimated to have died in the Auschwitz concentration camps, where the Pope paid a visit on July 29 during his trip to Poland. This August marks the 75th anniversary of his death.Although the … [Read more...]

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