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  • Pope asks a woman to write Way of Cross meditations

    Pope asks a woman to write Way of Cross meditations

    • Mar 31, 2017

    For the fourth time in history, and the first during Francis’s pontificate, a woman biblical scholar has been asked to write the meditations for the Way of the Cross service at Rome’s Colosseum. Anne-Marie Pelletier, a Ratzinger prize winner, said she feels “lucky” to have this opportunity in a masculine ecclesial world.

  • Pro-lifers who made undercover videos charged with 15 felonies

    Pro-lifers who made undercover videos charged with 15 felonies

    • Mar 30, 2017

    Two pro-life activists, David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, are facing 15 felonies for criminal conspiracy to invade privacy when they made undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials. As lawsuits pile up on both sides of the debate, anti-abortion advocates claim that “History is on our side.”

  • No secret: Last three popes share close bond to Fatima

    No secret: Last three popes share close bond to Fatima

    • Mar 30, 2017

    On the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, we look back on its very special relationship with the last three popes. St. John Paul II credited Mary his near-escape from death, Pope Benedict XVI was a “great devotee” and Pope Francis will visit the site this year in honor of the centennial.

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