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Monday, April 23, 2018
Media literacy and adolescents: a good fit, but it could be better
A mini computer is seen in Las Vegas Jan. 7. A new study shows adolescents are making good choices in computer use. (CNS photo/Larry W. Smith, EPA)WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Parents are concerned with the am...

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Overcome fear, form good friendships, pope encourages seminarians
Pope Francis poses for a photo during a meeting with a delegation from the Venerable English College at the Vatican April 21. The Venerable English College is a seminary in Rome that prepares priests ...

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Great Caesar's ghost! Superman turns 80
This is a still of DC Comics series "Superman in Action Comics No. 1,000." 2018 marks eight decades since the first appearance of Superman in Action Comics No. 1. (CNS photo/DC Comics) NEW YORK (CNS) ...

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South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results
The Peace House, the venue for the summit between the Koreas, is pictured April 18 at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea. Leaders of both Kor...

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Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing
German bishops proceed into Trier Cathedral in this 2013 file photo. (CNS photo/Thomas Frey, EPA)VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has asked the president of the German bishops' conference to come to...

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Don't be 'couch potatoes,' get up and evangelize, pope says
In this 2006 file photo, a man is baptized during a Mass on the outskirts of Xining in northwestern China's Qinghai province. Christians must be willing to move where the Spirit leads them and not be ...

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 Media literacy and adolescents: a good fit, but it could be better
Media literacy and adolescents: a good fit, but it could be better
Overcome fear, form good friendships, pope encourages seminarians
Overcome fear, form good friendships, pope encourages seminarians
Great Caesar's ghost! Superman turns 80
Great Caesar's ghost! Superman turns 80
South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results
South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results
Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing
Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing
Don't be 'couch potatoes,' get up and evangelize, pope says
Don't be 'couch potatoes,' get up and evangelize, pope says

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Popular writer and speaker Jesuit Father James Martin talks to a couple of the people who attended a talk he...

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Father Ruben Alcantara Diaz, pastor of Our Lady of Carmen Parish in Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico, was stabbed to death in...

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A mini computer is seen in Las Vegas Jan. 7. A new study shows adolescents are making good choices in...

Arts and Media

20170821T1353 0384 CNS VATICAN LETTER HOLOCAUST WALLACE 800This is the cover of "In The Name of Humanity: The Secret Deal to the HolocauseÓ by Max Wallace. Wallace presents evidence in a new book that Archbishop Filippo Bernardini, papal nuncio in Switzerland, may have played a key role in helping end the Final Solution. (CNS)VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Secret negotiations between Heinrich Himmler -- the "architect" of the Holocaust -- and a Swiss Catholic politician, hired by a Jewish woman and helped by an Italian papal nuncio, may have contributed to ending the mass extermination of the Jewish people, according to a Canadian researcher.

20170406T1430 8955 CNS MOVIE REVIEW CASE CHRIST 800Mike Vogel stars in a scene from the movie "The Case for Christ." (CNS photo/Pure Flix)

NEW YORK (CNS) – Christian apologetics, the branch of theology devoted to proving the reasonableness of belief in Jesus, is almost as old as the faith itself. Three documents in this genre, for instance, survive from the writings of St. Justin Martyr, who died in the middle of the second century.