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Cellular phones, video games and computer software are common gifts for children these days.
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KYIV, UKRAINE – Bishops from Ukraine's minority Latin-rite Catholic Church have called for prayers and fasting in an effort to end the current social unrest in the country.
As part of a low-key celebration of his 77th birthday, Pope Francis had breakfast with three people who live on the streets near the Vatican. A small dog, belonging to one of the homeless men, was also on the guest list.
OTTAWA – Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has expressed disappointment with the House of Commons finance committee Dec. 10 report on income inequality.
Quebec Archbishop Gerald Lacroix addresses the congregation during the inauguration of the 350th anniversary of the parish of the Basilica-Cathedral Notre Dame de Quebec in Quebec City Dec. 8.
The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate has begun a three-year preparation for the order’s bicentennial anniversary.
This Christmas, many of the homeless won't be visiting their families. For more than a decade now, Lucio Abbruzzese has been leading the Toronto Christmas Street Patrol on Dec. 23 with hopes that his team of participants will be their family and friends for the night.
Edmonton – Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Women's League honoured pioneer members of their council at their annual Christmas gathering Dec. 10 in the church hall.
VATICAN CITY – The lights glowing on the Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square, like Christmas lights everywhere, are reminders that Jesus is the light of the world, Pope Francis said.
In another wide-ranging interview with an Italian journalist, Pope Francis denied he was a Marxist but said he took no offence at the label; dismissed the notion of women cardinals; and reflected on Christmas as an occasion of joy, tenderness and hope.