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Video: Romanian Catholic Bishop Talks to CNS
Catholic News Service (18 May 2012)
Bishop John M. Botean of the Romanian Catholic Eparchy of St. George’s in Canton talks to CNS about the appeal of Eastern Christian spirituality.

Married Eastern Catholic Priests
Catholic News Service (14 November 2012)
ROME (CNS) — In Eastern Christianity — among both Catholics and Orthodox — a dual vocation to marriage and priesthood are seen as a call “to love more” and to broaden the boundaries of what a priest considers to be his family, said Russian Catholic Father Lawrence Cross.

Eastern Catholic Cardinals
Catholic News Service (27 November 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Recalling that Christ’s mission transcends “all ethnic, national and religious particularities,” Pope Benedict XVI created six new cardinals from four different continents, representing the Latin rite of the Catholic Church as well as two Eastern Catholic Churches.

Fall Synod to Review State of Family; 2015 Synod to Draw Up Proposals
Catholic News Service (27 June 2014)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Representatives of the world’s Catholic bishops, meeting together in a synod, are not expected to make any formal proposals about the church’s pastoral care of families until after a second, larger gathering in 2015.

Lent Is Time of ‘Joy’ for Eastern Catholics
Catholic News Service (6 March 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Joy” is not a word people usually associate with strict fasting and penance — unless they are Eastern-rite Catholics.

Rules for the ‘Great Lent’ Fast in Eastern Catholic Churches
Catholic News Service (6 March 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the eyes of Latin-rite Catholics, the extent of Eastern Catholics’ Lenten fasting and abstinence is perceived as particularly strict.

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Picture of the Day: Remnants of Ukrainian Village Life
Olha Tomkiv, Daryna Palykh and Iryna Tomkiv come together for a family reunion. (photo: Petro Didula)

Taking a Breather in Rome
Two weeks ago, Msgr. Kozar, president of CNEWA, attended several key meetings in Rome, including the ROACO general assembly.

"Breathing with Two Lungs" at Catholic University
For the first time, The Catholic University of America has appointed an Eastern Catholic to head its School of Theology.

Picture of the Day: Greeting the "Mother of Eternal Light"
L'Osservatore Romano discusses the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary.

Picture of the Day: Tradition in Slovakia
Girls wearing traditional dress participate in an Easter celebration in Jakubany, a village in northern Slovakia. (photo: Father Damian Saraka)

The "Best-Kept Secret of the North American Catholic Church"
A recent conference in Ohio brought together hundreds of Eastern Catholics from many churches.

Picture of the Day: The Pope Reaches Out to India
Pope Benedict XVI presents a red hat to Syro-Malankara Cardinal Baselios Mar Cleemis of Trivandrum, India, during a consistory in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on 24 November. (photo: CNS/Paul Haring)

Picture of the Day: Instruments of Faith
Greek Catholic seminarians in Hungary find some free time for socializing. (photo: Tivadar Domaniczky)

Picture of the Day: A Modern Synthesis
Hieromonk Nykanor preaches from the iconostasis of the 17th-century Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Lviv. (photo: Ivan Babichuk)

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Stories of interest for the day.

Known for Simplicity, Humor, Holiness,
Ukrainian Cardinal Dies at 84

Ukrainian Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, known for his ‘velvety baritone’ when chanting the Divine Liturgy or making one of his regular appearances on television or radio programs, died May 31 near Kiev at the age of 84.