• 1 of 4

    Jul 30, 2014

    Holy Land still safe for pilgrimages, says head of U.S. tour group

    (CNS photo/Ronen Zvulun, Reuters)

    By Winston Pierre, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The head of a Michigan-based tour company that leads trips to the Holy Land said the ongoing conflict between Israel

  • 2 of 4

    Jul 29, 2014

    In latest interview, Pope Francis reveals top 10 secrets to happiness

    (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Slowing down, being generous and fighting for peace are part of Pope Francis' secret recipe for happiness.

  • 3 of 4

    Jul 29, 2014

    Philippine cardinal confirms pope to visit in January

    (CNS photo/Richie B. Tongo, EPA)

    By Simone Orendain, Catholic News Service
    MANILA, Philippines (CNS) -- Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle confirmed July 29 that Pope Francis will visit Jan. 15-19, after

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    Jul 29, 2014

    Speakers: Using native languages in prayer, song helps preserve culture

    Story and photos by Nancy Wiechec, Catholic News Service
    FARGO, N.D. (CNS) -- Native American Catholics are being urged to become language "warriors" and to help preserve their culture in liturgy and song.

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