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Surprise! Chicago suburb is home to a major Guadalupe shrine

Chicago, Ill., Dec 12, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- Marian devotion is intense among the hundreds of thousands of people who visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe each year on her feast day.

Soros money means legal trouble for Amnesty's Ireland abortion campaign

Dublin, Ireland, Dec 11, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- Amnesty International is in no position to oppose an Irish law against foreign political funding now that it is under scrutiny for taking money from U.S. financier George Soros’ Open Society Foundations to target the country’s abortion restrictions, Irish pro-life advocates have said.

Analysis: What is the context of Pope Francis' words on the Lord's Prayer?

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2017 CNA.- Pope Francis’ remarks on the “wrong” translation of the Lord’s Prayer in a TV show hosted by the Italian Bishops’ Conference’s TV2000 network are part of a wider debate that has taken place in Italy for over two decades.

Analyis: What the Vatican does to stop money laundering

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- The Council of Europe’s Moneyval committee has praised the Holy See’s financial intelligence unit, the Financial Information Authority, in a report published last week.

Hispanic Catholics want to help each other encounter Christ every day

OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) -- Sometimes it's hard to feel welcome, especially when moving to a new community -- or in the case of many Hispanics, a new Catholic community.

Christian vocation is to serve life, health, pope says in message

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Catholic Church's care for the sick, especially through Catholic-run hospitals, is an antidote to "the business mentality that is seeking worldwide to turn health care into a profit-making enterprise," Pope Francis said.

Iowa priest honored posthumously for heroism as chaplain at Pearl Harbor

DUBUQUE, Iowa (CNS) -- Relatives of the first chaplain to die in World War II accepted the Silver Star on his behalf 76 years to the day after he died saving 12 sailors during the Pearl Harbor attack.

Prepare way for the Lord with prayer, acts of charity, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Advent is a time to make a renewed commitment to prayer and to caring for others, Pope Francis said.

Why 'Silence Breakers' are key in any abuse crisis

Denver, Colo., Dec 10, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- This week, TIME Magazine announced a group of women and men as their collective Person of the Year.

DOJ investigates Planned Parenthood for fetal tissue sales

Washington D.C., Dec 8, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a formal investigation of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortions, for their role in the alleged sale of baby body parts.