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Women recount the stories of healing through intercession of popes

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- People said Floribeth Mora Diaz was crazy to think Blessed John Paul II interceded with God to heal her brain aneurysm, but if so, "then it is a blessed craziness, because I'm healthy," she told reporters at the Vatican.

Easter proclaims that love gives life, pope says; share it with others

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis urged Christians to remember how they first encountered Christ and to share his love and mercy with others, especially through acts of caring and sharing.

Colorado bishops urge state lawmakers to oppose 'radical' abortion bill

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CNS) -- The three Catholic bishops of Colorado sent letters April 14 to state legislators urging opposition to a bill aimed at defining abortion as a fundamental right in the state of Colorado.