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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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    Jul 28, 2014

    Like good shepherd, church must seek out, help abused, says survivor


    (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Mark Vincent Healy) 

    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Just as Jesus commanded pastors to leave their flock to find the lost sheep, the church must set out in search of

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    Jul 28, 2014

    German bishops mark WWI anniversary, acknowledge churches share guilt


    (CNS file photo/Daniel Karmann, EPA)

    By Catholic News Service
    BERLIN (CNS) -- As the world marks the 100th anniversary of World War I, Germany's Catholic bishops urged efforts to overcome

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    Jul 28, 2014

    Meeting 200 Pentecostals, pope renews friendship, talks unity


    (CNS photos/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) 

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- His voice breaking with emotion, Giovanni Traettino, a Pentecostal pastor in southern Italy and longtime friend of Pope Francis,


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