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National / International News

Pope names first Catholic bishop to oversee Anglican ordinariate

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Steven Lopes, a Catholic priest from California, as the new bishop who will head the Anglican Ordinariate in the United States and Canada.

Pope condemns Mali attacks, calls for acts of kindness in broken world

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Show kindness, understanding, and mercy in today's broken and wounded world, Pope Francis said.

Confronting the porn epidemic: a major goal for the U.S. bishops

BALTIMORE (CNA/EWTN News) — In a historic statement outlining the challenges pornography poses to the family and individuals as well as the tools available within the Church and society to combat its negative effects, the U.S. bishops say they have created a resource for healing and mercy.