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VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Before praying the midday Angelus Oct. 7 at the conclusion of the Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s Square for the proclamation of St. John of Avila and St. Hildegard of Bingen as doctors of the Church, Pope Benedict XVI urged Catholics to pray the rosary throughout the upcoming Year of Faith, and to pray for the work of the Synod on the New Evangelization.

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VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Following are excerpts from Pope Benedict XVI’s homily at the Easter Vigil.

VATICAN (CNA/EWTN News) — Christians should welcome Jesus by laying down their lives for him

ZENIT — Pope Benedict XVI traveled on a pilgrimage to Mexico and Cuba from March 23 to 28.

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — Pope Benedict XVI encouraged Christians to walk

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VATICAN CITY,  (ZENIT) — Pope Benedict XVI spoke on “preparing for the passion” on Sunday

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Christ’s 40 days in the desert teach Christians that temptations

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In his Lenten message, Pope Benedict XVI called on the faithful to

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — Jesus Christ’s healing of the leper in the Gospel of

VATICAN CITY (VIS) — At midday Feb. 6, Pope Benedict XVI appeared at the window of his study to pray

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