Diocese

Secretariat for Catholic Education publishes fall return-to-school plan

Diocese

St. John family seeks out graces of sacraments

National

U.S. bishops welcome court decision on Catholic schools

Local
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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, August 2: 1:30 p.m. — Mass with Perpetual Profession of Vows for Sisters of St. Francis, St. Francis Convent, Mishawaka Monday, August 3: 5 p.m. — Mass with Institution of Lectors […]

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Diocese

Expressing love for the Eucharist

Let’s face it. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected not only the physical, mental and emotional health of everyone in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, it has deeply affected their […]

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Conflict in Nigeria close to hearts of missionary priests

The past five years have brought heartbreaking news out of Nigeria about Christians living there. A study done by the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law […]

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Neither a hurricane, nor a pandemic stopped this Texas confirmation

WASHINGTON (CNS) — As far as stories of endurance and faith go, it’s hard to top the dedication of a group of young Catholics from the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas. […]

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Washington Post settles lawsuit with student over viral video coverage

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Washington Post reached a settlement July 24 with the family of Nicholas Sandmann, the Kentucky Catholic high school student who sued the newspaper last year for […]

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Mexican bishops call for action ahead of Supreme Court abortion ruling

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Mexico’s bishops called on Catholics to speak out ahead of a Supreme Court ruling that could lead to abortion being decriminalized nationwide. In a statement July […]

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Laughing over God’s good plans

Andy was my sister’s friend. I’d see him from time to time when I came home from college. Nice kid. One summer my parish needed an interim youth minister, so […]

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Language — veiling or unveiling moral truth?

To sanction or encourage certain wrongful actions, it is often necessary to manipulate language. The plain meaning of words can get in the way of convincing others they should tolerate […]

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A greater tragedy

Many have commented on how unfortunate it was that it took the murder of George Floyd and the callous, deadly harassment of other Black men to bring about an acknowledgment […]

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