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The Catholic Church in France prepares to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Normandy landings June 6, a date known as D-Day that marked the beginning of the liberation of France and Europe from Nazi Germany's occupation during World War II.

Vincentians transform lives North of 60

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What do you get when you combine the indefatigability of a religious sister, the impassioned altruism of a Calgary parishioner and the astonishing generosity and mobilizing power of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP)?

Cardinal Parolin: Ukraine using NATO weapons to strike Russia risks escalation

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Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, said allowing Ukraine to use NATO weapons to attack military targets in Russia would lead to "an escalation that no one will be able to control anymore."

Experts: Trump's felony conviction is historic, with potential ramifications for US

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Former President Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, was found guilty on all 34 felony counts by a Manhattan jury agreeing unanimously that he falsified business records in paying hush money to an adult film actress in the closing days of the 2016 campaign.

Truly a saint for his time

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Carlo Acutis loved playing Pokémon and Super Mario on his PlayStation. He kicked the soccer ball around with his friends. In the most frequently seen photo of the young man, he is pictured in a red polo shirt. 

Euthanasia bill in France may be 'the marker of the end of a society influenced by Christianity,' expert says

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French deputies began to work on the proposed "end of life" bill May 27, which, as it now stands, promises to be extremely permissive regarding euthanasia and medically assisted suicide.

Last call for Eucharistic Congress

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Registration is soon coming to a close for this year’s International Eucharistic Congress in Quito, Ecuador, an international journey that is promised to be rich in spirituality, discovery and connection. 

‘Fed Up’ with food insecurity

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Fed up with the growing food insecurity they see each day, chefs are teaming up with young cooking students to tackle the issue in Toronto with “Get Fed Up 2024.”  

Lacroix again proclaims his innocence

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“I reiterate my innocence,” Quebec City Cardinal Gérald Lacroix says in a six-minute video that the Archdiocese of Quebec released on its YouTube channel.

Pope Francis apologizes for using 'homophobic' slang

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Pope Francis "never intended to offend or express himself in homophobic terms, and he extends his apologies to those who were offended by the use of a term, reported by others," that is considered vulgar in Italian, the Vatican press office said.

Toronto palliative care forum seeks a ‘narrative of hope’

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Amplifying advocacy and pastoral care efforts, bolstering educational resources and championing life-affirming legislation are among the recommendations emerging from an international interfaith symposium on palliative care staged in Toronto late last month.