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Justin McLellan

Justin McLellan is an Ecuadorian American journalist based in Rome with Catholic News Service, the news agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. He holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy and theology from the University of Notre Dame. Follow him on Twitter: @McLellan_Js

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Vatican doctrine official says celibacy should be optional for Catholic priests

Pope tells young people to sow peace in the peripheries

Vatican doubles down: Catholic bishops shouldn't stop blessings for gay couples

Church and world must 'respect, defend, esteem' women, Pope Francis says

Good, hidden deeds are a service to the church, pope tells employees

Pope condemns targeting of unarmed civilians in Gaza

US synod delegate receives papal permission slip to cut class

Amazon cardinal says consumerist cultures must learn from Indigenous

Pope again calls for release of hostages in Gaza, discusses aid with Biden

Synod assembly to issue 'Letter to the People of God' at session's end

Church hierarchy has 'nothing to fear' from synodality, cardinal says

Archives show mixed Vatican response to Holocaust, scholars say

Be sincere with God even when saying 'no,' pope says

Before synod retreat, pope prays for listening instead of polarization

Vatican asks UN Security Council to join efforts for peace in Ukraine

Pope: Christians are called to fight 'every form of slavery'

Vatican pushes nations to ensure religious freedom in Jerusalem

Pope to global leaders: Save children, the planet 'before it's too late'

Pope to confessors, faithful: Forgive always, like God