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National / International News

Pope: Humiliations can 'open the heart', as they did for Saint Paul

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis on Friday encouraged Christians to embrace the humiliations that God allows in our lives to draw us closer to Him and open our hearts, just as Saul did after he was knocked down on the road to Damascus.

Pope: Living out one's faith is useless without a repentant heart

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Without a repentant heart, Christians can risk living out their faith superficially and fail to live out God's desire for "mercy, not sacrifice," Pope Francis said.

Pope names papal nuncio to Mexico to be new nuncio to the United States

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Christophe Pierre, papal nuncio to Mexico since 2007, to be the new apostolic nuncio to the United States.