Diocese

Praying for the dead in November — How to gain a plenary indulgence

Bishop

Faithful Citizenship in a Divided Nation: The Political Responsibility of Catholics

Bishop

Bishop Rhoades comments on Pope Francis’ civil union remarks

Local
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Diocese

Auburn police officer ‘owns’ Catholic faith on job

A police officer has an obligation to protect and serve; a Catholic has an obligation to proclaim Jesus Christ to the world. Sometimes the two meet, such as in the […]

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Christ Child Society tries new coat distribution method on for size

“Pre-COVID, this whole area would be filled with grandmas, moms, kids,” Janet Didier stated, gesturing toward a large, empty room at the Christ Child Society Coats for Kids headquarters in […]

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Bishop

Candlelit prayer service to commemorate departed loved ones

In November, the Church remembers and celebrates the lives of the faithful departed. Beginning with the celebration of All Souls’ Day, their memories are honored and the living are encouraged […]

World News
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National

‘Split’ Catholic voters try to find dialogue amid rancor

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Both are Catholic, but their views couldn’t have been more different. One woman said she was voting for a particular candidate because of her beliefs against abortion. […]

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National

Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A divided Senate, in a 52-48 vote, confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as a justice for the Supreme Court the evening of Oct. 26. Soon afterward, she was […]

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National

Pope announces new cardinals, including US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis announced he will create 13 new cardinals Nov. 28, including Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington. The pope made the announcement at the end […]

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Perspective

Who is the thief? A provocative image

One of the more interesting and surprising images the Lord used for Himself was “thief.” There was a reference to this in the first reading for the Wednesday of the […]

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Perspective

Sts. Isaac Jogues and Jean de Brebeuf, companions on the journey

Simply called the North American martyrs, Sts. Isaac Jogues and seven companions are remembered every year in October for sharing the Gospel with the Native Americans of the Huron nation […]

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Perspective

The perspective we need heading into the election

OSV News has heard from a number of readers in recent weeks after we published four points of view on the election. Some appreciated the effort at charitable dialogue; some […]

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