Let the fire of faith enkindle the world, cardinal tells WYD pilgrims

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Krakow, Poland, Jul 26, 2016 / 11:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz’s welcome to World Youth Day pilgrims on Tuesday had a stirring reminder: it is up to them to ensure that the Gospel of Jesus Christ reaches the world. “Carry the flame of your faith and ignite with it other flames, so that […]

Pope Francis goes to Krakow tomorrow – here’s what to watch for

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Krakow, Poland, Jul 26, 2016 / 11:05 am (CNA).- Many special moments are anticipated during Pope Francis’ visit to Poland this week for World Youth Day, especially considering his visit to Auschwitz and his meeting with 10 Holocaust survivors. However one thing that could easily slip through the cracks in the lead-up, but will likely […]

Atmosphere in Krakow on eve of Pope Francis’ arrival there

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis begins a 5-day pastoral visit to Poland tomorrow during which he will attend the World Youth Day gathering in the city of Krakow and also visit the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz–Birkenhau. Other highlights of his journey include a visit to the revered Monastery of Jasna Gora at Czestochowa where […]

Pope Francis horrified by ‘barbarous’ attack on French Church

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis is horrified and shocked by an attack in a church in Rouen, in northern France, where a priest was slain and another hostage was seriously wounded.. A statement released by Fr Federico Lombardi, Director of the Holy See Press Office said: “we are particularly shocked because this horrible violence took place […]

Cardinal Dziwisz talks Krakow, Saint John Paul II

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Krakow, Poland, Jul 26, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As World Youth Day approaches, the Archbishop of Krakow recently spoke with EWTN Deutschland about the “city of saints” hosting the gathering, and about its most famous son – St. John Paul II. “You ask me where I have seen [John Paul II’s] holiness. Well, […]

In new book, millennial Catholic women chat faith, life and dating

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Denver, Colo., Jul 26, 2016 / 12:48 am (CNA).- Megan Finegan and Kaylin Koslosky are not theologians, journalists, or youth ministers. But the 22-year-old friends believe that they can minister to other young women by writing a new book about femininity. Their book, “Daughter of the King: Wait, Where’s My Crown?!,” addresses issues young women […]

Called to Communion – 7/25/2016 – Why do you worship statues & saints?

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By Why do you worship statues & saints? How is natural family planning aligned with God’s will? Where is the Pope and confession in the scripture? I left the Catholic Church because evangelism makes more sense. Why do you worship statues and saints? and more on today’s Called to Communion with Dr. David Anders. Read […]

Open Line, Monday – 7/25/2016 – Did Purgatory Diminish What Jesus Did?

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By Did Purgatory Diminish What Jesus Did? Does purgatory diminish what Jesus died for on the cross? Listen as John Martignoni discusses purgatory with a listener on today’s show. Also, apologist John Martignoni answers questions on the knights templar, evangelization, and answers the question “Did Martin Luther misunderstand justification by faith alone? Tune in for […]