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Cloistered nuns on Facebook: What’s not to like?

“Using the computer or the smartphone, being up to date on what is happening and recognizing the language that others use is a big help for dialogue with those who come to see us or ask for help.”

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Pope opens free laundromat for homeless

In his latest bid to help the poor with practical actions, Pope Francis has opened a free laundromat for the homeless in the heart of Rome.

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Clergy abuse survivor says Vatican commission is making progress

The only abuse survivor currently serving on a panel set up by Pope Francis to fight clerical sexual abuse says the Catholic Church is making good progress and welcomed changes initiated by the Vatican and the pontiff.

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Mother Teresa’s keys to sainthood: sharing poverty and showing mercy

Mother Teresa, who died in 1997 at age 87, will be declared a saint at the Vatican on Sunday (Sept. 4) after dedicating her life to helping the poorest of the poor in the slums of India, and winning a Nobel Peace Prize and international renown for her efforts.

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