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Pope: In New Year, Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Get Involved

By Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service on 06-Jan-14 07:39.

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(Carol Glatz -CNS) - The new year will be brighter only if everyone steps outside their safe havens, gets involved and works together to solve local problems with generosity and love, Pope Francis said

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Pope Orders New Rules on Relations Between Bishops, Religious Orders

By Francis X. Rocca - Catholic News Service on 04-Jan-14 20:01.

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(Francis X. Rocca - CNS) - Pope Francis said he has ordered a revision of what he called outdated Vatican norms on the relations between religious orders and local bishops, in order to promote greater appreciation of the orders' distinctive missions.

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Hugely Positive Response to TV Bible Series

By Sarah Mac Donald - Catholic Ireland on 04-Jan-14 09:27.

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(Sarah McDonald - CI) - TV3 has received hundreds of emails and telephone calls praising the US mini-series The Bible, which aired exclusively on the station over the festive period. Produced by the Emmy award winning husband and wife team, Mark Burnett and Irish-born Roma Downey, The Bible explores the story of God’s creation of the Earth and the landmark events leading up to the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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Vocation to Fraternity Key to Peace - Pope Francis

By on 20-Sep-12 21:20.

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In his first message for the World Day of Prayer for Peace, Pope Francis says that our vocation to fraternity is "the pathway and key to peace." Fraternity, he says, is an essential human quality because we are relational beings. This fraternity begins in the family and creates the foundation for peace, since by its vocation the family is meant to spread its love to the world around it.

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Pat Kenny Learns about Redemptoristine Way of Life

By Anne Marie Foley - Catholic Ireland on 22-Dec-13 08:03.

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(Ann Marie Foley - CI) - The ‘high tech prioress’ was how Pat Kenny described Sr Gabrielle when he visited the Monastery of St Alphonsus in Dublin. His interview with Sr Gabrielle and other enclosed Redemptoristine Sisters was broadcast on Newstalk on Christmas day and is available to playback via a link on the Sisters’ website.

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Pope Francis: Refugees, the Elderly are the Outcasts of Society

By Independent Catholic News on 06-Dec-13 21:41.

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(ICN) - On Sunday, Pope Francis turned his attention to the dramatic predicament of migrants and refugees who do not always find a welcome, but often become victims of human trafficking and slave labour. Speaking to thousands of pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square for the Angelus, the Pope said that on this first Sunday after Christmas, the liturgy invites us to celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family

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30,000 Young Europeans to Attend Taizé Gathering

By Ann Marie Foley - Catholic Ireland on 28-Dec-13 10:03.

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(Ann Marie Foley - CI) - Up to 30,000 young Europeans are expected to attend this year’s ‘Pilgrimage of Trust’ hosted by Taizé in Strasbourg, which starts today 28 December. Participants include more than 4,500 Poles, 2,600 Ukrainians, 1,400 Italians, 1,200 Croatians, and 1,000 Belarussians

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Pope Francis Focuses on Peace in Urbi et Orbi

By Editor Catholic Ireland on 27-Dec-13 09:47.

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(Editor - CI) - Pontiff called on God to protect the earth “frequently exploited by human greed and rapacity.” In his traditional Urbi et Orbi Christmas message, Pope Francis dwelt on the announcement of the angels to the shepherds of Bethlehem

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Peace and Joy be in Your Hearts and Homes this Christmas

By on 25-Dec-13 07:44.

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He came to be like us so that we could be like Him

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St John of God Hospital Wins Nursing Project of the Year

By St. John of God Services Website on 23-Dec-13 09:41.

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Congratulations to Saint John of God Hospital which recently won the Nursing Project of the Year Award at the Irish Healthcare Awards for its project on “Changing observation practice in a mental health setting”. This new approach to patient observation marks a shift in emphasis from a paternalistic approach to one where patients are actively involved in their own care and recovery

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Pope Francis Documentary Becomes Amazon Bestseller

By Catholic News Agency on 23-Dec-13 09:23.

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(CNA) - A recent documentary on Pope Francis, “Francis: The Pope From The New World,” has become a bestseller on Amazon.com and at one point ranked number four in the documentary category.

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L'Arche Workshop uses Bethlehem Commodity to Provide Work for Members

By Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service on 21-Dec-13 21:48.

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(Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service) - Activity was in full swing at the Ma'an lil-Hayat workshop as 16 adults shaped felted wool into round balls for a large order of sheep to fill people's Nativity scenes. "Now at Christmastime we have a lot of orders for sheep and grottos," said Rania Hawash, administrative assistant at the workshop.

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Joy of the Gospel Sells Out in Veritas Stores

By Susan Gately - Catholic Ireland on 21-Dec-13 10:03.

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(Susan Gately - CI) - Unprecedented interest has people queuing in Dublin store waiting for reprints to arrive. Pope Francis is “stirring the imagination of people” evoking an unprecedented interest in papal documents according to the Director of Ireland’s largest religious publishing house, Veritas.

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‘A gesture of love in a bag’ - the Vinnie Packs

By Independent Catholic News on 20-Dec-13 06:59.

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(Independent Catholic News) - The cold winter has crept up on us slowly this year but temperatures are heading towards freezing with every night that passes; and those who feel the effectsIn 2011 a simple idea was born. To combat the cold, the SVP began assembling ‘Vinnie Packs’ – a small collection of useful, daily items to be distributed to homeless people and those on the streets to provide them with comfort against the cold weather.

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Pope prays for Church to be 'free of clericalism'

By Catholic News Agency on 18-Dec-13 23:43.

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(CNA) - .In his daily homily preached in the Santa Marta chapel, Pope Francis emphasized the need for prophets in the Church in order to prevent a negative spirit of legalism from taking over. “May our prayer in these days, in these during which we prepare for the Birth of the Lord, be: ‘Lord, let there not be a lack of prophets among your people!’” he said on Dec. 16.

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