Fr. Jason Granado

Fr. Jason Granado

In this 2014 file photo, Filipino children participate in a procession of Marian images at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. A new document, "Encountering Christ in Harmony," is described as a "pastoral response" meant to provide support and to offer ideas for ministry to the nation's nearly 3 million Asian and Pacific Island Catholics. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Bishops adopt ‘pastoral response’ for Asian, Pacific Island Catholics

Posted by - June 23, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CNS) — A new document focused on guiding the American church in addressing the pastoral needs of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics was approved by the U.S.…
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Women take a photo in front of a mural in Miami, Fla., Dec. 7, 2017. Pope Francis said June 15 during morning Mass at Domus Sanctae Marthae that exploiting women or treating them like objects is a sin against God. (CNS photo/Rhona Wise, EPA)

Using women, trampling on their dignity is a sin, pope says

Posted by - June 23, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Exploiting women or treating them like objects is a sin against God, Pope Francis said. “There is a rage against women, terrible rage,” the pope said…
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Newspapers are seen in a stand in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, June 13. During his homily at morning Mass June 18 at Domus Sanctae Marthae, Pope Francis said all dictatorships begin the same way: Media outlets are put in the hands of "unscrupulous" people who spread lies and weaken democracy. (CNS photo/Kith Serey, EPA)

Dictatorships begin with taking over media to spread lies, pope says

Posted by - June 23, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — All dictatorships begin the same way: media outlets are put in the hands of “unscrupulous” people who spread lies and weaken democracy, Pope Francis said. Typical…
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An unnamed child with a rare congenital birth defect called esophageal atresia is seen in Damascus Countryside Specialized Hospital in Douma, Syria, Oct. 11, 2017. (CNS photo/Mohammed Badra, EPA)

Pope: Aborting children with birth defects is like Nazi eugenics program

Posted by - June 23, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis denounced the practice of administering prenatal tests to determine birth defects that often lead to abortions, comparing it to the Nazi-era eugenics program that…
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A Filipino police officer inspects a motorcycle rider in Manila April 14. Father Richmond Villaflor Nilo was shot and killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen June 10. (CNS photo/Mark R. Cristino, EPA)

Philippine authorities arrest suspect in priest’s murder

Posted by - June 23, 2018
MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — Philippine authorities announced June 15 that they had arrested their “prime suspect” in the killing of Father Richmond Villaflor Nilo, reported ucanews.com. The suspect, identified as…
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Pope Francis greets Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, during an audience with students in the summer school of the observatory, at the Vatican June 14. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

Scientists, believers should admit how little they know, pope says

Posted by - June 23, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Scientists and people of faith always must admit they don’t know everything, and they must never be afraid to explore and discover more, Pope Francis told…
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A boy rides his bike in the streets of Tacloban, Philippines, in this 2014 file photo. The World Day of the Poor -- to be marked each year on the 33rd Sunday of ordinary time -- will be celebrated Nov. 18. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Listen to those in need, pope says in World Day of Poor message

Posted by - June 23, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — How is it that God in heaven can hear the cries of the poor, but so many people watching or standing nearby either cannot or just…
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