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When St. Francis of Assisi pastor Fr. Jimmy Zammit looks at Vincenzo Pietropaolo’s photographs he sees the faith of his community.

Call to Service Feature

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The Catholic Register's latest special section is on Call to Service! Click here to check out all of our feature stories.

Search goes on to find root causes of clerical sex abuse

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In a moment of truth and clarity, Archbishop Anthony Mancini once summed up the shock he has shared with most Catholics over the last 30 years as a feeling of “shame and frustration, fear and disappointment, along with a sense of vulnerability and a tremendous poverty of spirit.”

Churches that once shunned one another open their hearts to Syrian refugees

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DAUPHIN, Manitoba – Ken Yakielashek, a Catholic and semiretired farmer in the Canadian Prairies, says he remembers when Christians of varying denominations “wouldn’t talk to one another.”

Letters reach out to the condemned and forgotten

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Sipping my morning espresso, I often envision Donnie making coffee.

Sincere humanity has shaped Francis’ four years as Pope

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VATICAN CITY – Rather than a weakness, Pope Francis' humanity – and his acknowledgment of it – has been a source of strength and impact during the four years of his pontificate, said Vatican's press office director.

Toronto family’s migration story finds papal audience

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Vilma Cortellucci-Fiuza was battling nerves as she stepped up to speak in front of the Holy Father.

Don't close doors to refugees, church leaders say after Mideast trip

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VATICAN CITY – Given the ongoing crises in the Middle East, North American, European and other Western nations will need to be more generous in coming to the aid of refugees and displaced peoples, said two prominent church leaders.

Why Catholic teaching on marriage matters for society

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TRIESTE, Italy – As Catholics continue to debate pastoral and doctrinal approaches to marriage, they should remember that the Catholic approach to marriage and the Eucharist has a direct impact on what the Church teaches about society as a whole, an expert on the Church’s social teaching has said.

Understanding Islam: Pontifical institute fosters study, dialogue

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VATICAN CITY – Between their morning cappuccino and their evening plate of pasta, a group of Catholic students from around the world are studying Arabic and Islam in the heart of Rome's Trastevere neighbourhood.

Higher Education Special Section

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The Catholic Register's latest special feature is on higher Catholic education. Click here to check out all of our feature stories!