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Pope Francis gestures during yesterday's Angelus address (CNS)

Pope prays for protesters killed during clashes in Kiev in his Angelus address

A statue of Our Lady of Fatima sits in front of the Supreme Court  (CNS)

The Supreme Court issued a three-sentence order on Friday

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with French President Francois Hollande during a private audience at the Vatican  (CNS)

Pope Francis and President François Hollande spoke today for 35 minutes

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Third Sunday of the Year, Is 8:23 – 9:3; Ps 27; 1 Cor 1:10-13, 17; Mt 4:12-23 or 4:12-17 (Year A)

St Angela’s life was shaped by dramatic visions, including one of her sister in heaven

The saint who dyed her hair in soot

St Angela Merici (January 27) was beatified in 1768

"You are essentially pastors," Pope Francis told officials (CNS)

Pope Francis addressed officials responsible for marriage annulments today

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey (PA) Below: 'Anglicans and Christians might as well be 'talking on the moon' (Christian Adams)

Former Archbishop of Canterbury claims Anglicans and Christians might as well be ‘talking on the moon’

Print Edition 24.1.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Simon Caldwell explains why a free press is vital for Catholicism. Quentin de la Bedoyere explores the dark soul of 007. Madeleine Teahan interviews Sister Mary, the missionary who bankers seek out for lessons in leadership. James Harrington on how his eight-year-old upset internet atheists. Jonathan […]

Orthodox priests pray as they stand between pro-European Union activists and
police lines in central Kiev, Ukraine, early Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. A top
Ukrainian opposition leader on Thursday urged protesters to maintain a shaky
cease-fire with police after at least two demonstrators were killed in
clashes this week, but some in the crowd appeared defiant, jeering and
chanting "revolution" and "shame." (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

US cardinal supports Ukraine protestors

Cardinal Dolan has said that protestors in Ukraine deserve our prayers and voice