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The Pope is not the only keeper of the keys in the Vatican

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VATICAN CITY – The sun is not yet up and Gianni Crea is making his way down a pitch-black corridor inside the Vatican’s world-famous museums.

Diversity key to parish growth, survey finds

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When Bishop Vincent Nguyen arrived in Toronto fresh from a refugee camp, after surviving a dangerous journey in a flimsy fishing boat, he found a home.

Catholic teen stands on guard for Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t given fans much to cheer about in recent years. But a 15-year-old girl from a Toronto Catholic high school hopes to help turn that around.

Toronto gains a bishop and a friend in Robert Kasun

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TORONTO – Bishop Robert Kasun has been to Rome to buy a pectoral cross, mitre, ring — all the gear you need to be a bishop. But Kasun, ordained on Sept. 12 in Edmonton to serve as auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Toronto, didn’t really have time — and he was a bit put off by the prices — to pick up a new crozier.

Pope Francis of Assisi? Pontiff boosts the birthplace of a saint

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ASSISI, Italy – Down a deserted stone alleyway, a joyful chorus of “Hallelujah” can be heard rising from an open window while dozens of tourists armed with selfie sticks gather nearby and begin to scour one of Italy’s most beloved towns in search of the perfect digital souvenir.

Canadian sister sees Mexico’s good

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HAMILTON, ONT. – Where once it was on the tennis court that Vera Komar plied her trade, it is now Mexico where the Canadian nun is looking to make a difference.

To D&P, food is ‘At the Heart of the Action’

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For almost 50 years solidarity with those in greatest need has been the central, driving purpose of the Canadian bishops’ Catholic development agency.

‘Small, still voice’ of art at the 9/11 museum

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NEW YORK – A generation ago, a curator at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem noticed a man saying Kaddish, the prayer of mourning, in front of a seder plate.

STORIES FROM MOTHER TERESA'S CANONIZATION

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On Sept. 4, Pope Francis canonized Teresa of Caluctta in St. Peter's Square at the vatican. Below are a collection of stories The Catholic Register's coverage of Mother Teresa and her road to sainthood.