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JULY 15, 2017


VATICAN NEWS: Pope Francis says private Mass with maintenance staff • Vatican group asks bishops to check Eucharistic abuse • The papal Sunday Angelus address on turning to Jesus • Remembering longtime spokesman for St. John Paul II • Vatican's 'Sea Sunday' celebrates all maritime workers • Pope creates a new 'offering of life' path to beatification • Cardinal Muller denies claims about papal conversation • Francis calls catechists to be joyful witnesses of Christ • Two from pope's hospital charged with misuse of funds

WORLD NEWS: London hospital asks new hearing in Charlie Gard case • Filipino bishops insist Marawi conflict isn't religious war • Priestly ordinations reach new 20-year peak in Scotland • Trademark for Missionary of Charity blue and white sari • French president links Africa poverty with high birthrate • Cardinal Sandri visits Ukraine, sees hope for the future • Yemeni minister indicates Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil still alive • Iraqi official warns that Mosul will need aid in rebuilding

U.S. NEWS: A second halt of deportations of Chaldeans back to Iraq • Abortion funding becoming more compulsory in Oregon • Bishops discuss best practices for use of social media • Bishops preach hope, solidarity amidst opioid epidemic

FEATURES: New documentary analyzes the art Pope Francis loves • Movie review: 'Baby Driver' a thrilling car chase picture • 700-year-old Christian tattoo ritual thrives in Jerusalem • Former Manchester United player is ordained as priest • Gluten and Communion: So just what is a celiac to do? • Catholic book takes issue with 'gay' and 'straight' labels • Study shows Shroud of Turin blood from a torture victim

SCRIPTURE READINGS: July 16, 2017 – July 22, 2017

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