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National / International News

Nothing can keep God from seeking those who stray, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — There is no such thing as a soul that is lost forever, only people who are waiting to be found, Pope Francis said.


USCCB's Richard Doerflinger retires after 36 years of highs, lows in pro-life work

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Many paths led Richard Doerflinger into pro-life work. And now his path is taking him into retirement as associate director of the U.S. bishops' Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities.


Stop violence in Syria, punish child abusers worldwide, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Intensify dialogue, not violence, in order to push for peace in Syria, Pope Francis said.