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National / International News

God excludes no one from his love; offers mercy, not hate, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Jesus brought humanity God's merciful, saving love, not hatred and animosity, Pope Francis said.

Pope asks for new Catholic institutions of mercy, charity

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked Catholic dioceses around the world to set up a permanent memorial of the Year of Mercy by establishing a hospital, home for the aged, or school in an under-served area.

Funeral marks Mother Angelica's life as a 'faithful bride' to Jesus

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (CNA/EWTN News) — Mother Angelica’s life must be viewed in reference to Jesus, the homilist at her funeral Mass said on Friday.