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Religious freedom in US, world, focus of June 22-29 observance

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Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children

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Bishop Rhoades issues statement on immigration issues

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Diocese

50 years of priesthood

Father Barry England: A life of gratitude and generosity “Priesthood is a gift,” said Father Barry C. England, who celebrates his 50th jubilee of priestly ordination this summer. Indeed, when […]

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Bishop

Bishop Rhoades weekly schedule

Sunday, June 24: 11 a.m. — Mass, Sacred Heart Church, Warsaw Monday, June 25: 6:30 p.m. — Diocesan Heritage Pilgrimage Meeting, Archbishop Noll Catholic Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, June 26: 11:30 […]

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Diocese

Books on saints, secrets, Mary for children’s summer reading

By Regina Lordan YARDLEY, Pa. (CNS) — The following books are suitable for summer reading: “The Miracle of the Bread, the Fish and the Boy” by Anthony DeStefano, illustrated by Richard […]

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National

News Briefs: June 24, 2018

U.S. officials return stolen Columbus letter to Vatican Library VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With the help of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a 15th-century copy of a letter Christopher […]

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National

Robert Kennedy’s Catholicism was part of his life and politics

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Recollections and tributes to Robert F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination have mainly highlighted his charisma and determined advocacy for social and racial justice. […]

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World News

Gaza students in Catholic-run school defy daily challenges

JERUSALEM (CNS) — Messelem Abu Mutlak, a 15-year-old student at the Rosary Sisters School in Gaza, fantasizes about being a champion goalkeeper and when he is not studying, he dedicates […]

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The Sunday Gospel

God wants us to experience eternal life with Him

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist Luke 1:57-66, 80 The mere scheduling of celebrating a saint’s feast day on any Sunday sends a message. The Church long has preferred […]

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A more human society

Of wedding cakes and our tenuous freedoms

On June 4, in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a limited victory for religious freedom. Jack Phillips, a devoutly Christian baker, declined to […]

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Perspective

Finding refreshment

Many Catholic women try very hard to be Proverbs 31 wives and mothers. It’s an excellent goal, but frankly sometimes it can be exhausting. Are we doing enough? Are our […]

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