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Ann and Paul Coakley: witnesses to love and redemptive suffering

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Bishop Rhoades visits Luers on feast of the Annunciation

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'Do not be afraid of holiness' — 'Gaudete et Exsultate'

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Diocese

Encounter, encouragement, active parish life key factors in discernment process

By the United States Council of Catholic Bishops WASHINGTON — According to the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate’s annual survey, 82 percent of the 2017 class of men […]

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Diocese

Priest appointment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointment: Reverend John M. Santone, CSC, to Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross Parish, South Bend, […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 22, 2018

Diocese to participate in Disabilities Expo FORT WAYNE — The Ministry for Persons with Disabilities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will participate for the first time in Fort […]

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World News

News Briefs: April 22, 2018

Pope apologizes for ‘serious mistakes’ in judging Chilean abuse cases VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a letter to the bishops of Chile, Pope Francis apologized for underestimating the seriousness of […]

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A conversation about ‘Humanae Vitae’ may finally be possible

By Charlie Camosy NEW YORK (CNS) — Can one imagine a more difficult year for “Humanae Vitae” (“Of Human Life”) to be heard than 1968? Blessed Paul VI’s encyclical came […]

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A look at Protestant Reformation through different lenses

By Patrick Brown Five hundred years later, the effects of the divorce initiated by Martin Luther are still being worked out. As Catholics, we can acknowledge the excesses and irregularities […]

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The Sunday Gospel

The Good Shepherd will always protect His sheep

Fourth Sunday of Easter John 10:11-18 The Acts of the Apostles again is the source of an Easter season’s weekend’s first reading. Peter, once more the spokesman for the Apostles, […]

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A more human society

Planned Parenthood’s abortion fixation

Cecile Richards, who plans to retire this year as president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, has authored a self-congratulatory memoir called “Make Trouble.” During her decade-long leadership, trouble […]

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Perspective

What I learned at the presynod gathering

By Katie Prejean-McGrady It has been nearly a month since the beginning of the presynod gathering on “Young people, the faith and vocational discernment,” in Rome, and other than the […]

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