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Statue, plaza dedicated to St. Katharina Kasper  — ‘woman of the beatitudes’

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Faith central at Knights of Columbus convention

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School Choice Scholarship Program: ‘Still more work to do’

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Christ Child Society of South Bend — Fostering comfort for children

“There are no words for how grateful we are. When these amazing ladies brought the first bags of gifts for the foster children in our care, all I could do […]

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Faith in the storm: navigating loss

In life, there is a habit of storms occurring in the paths of ordinary people.  There is little argument that the last year brought fierce storms to many. The measure […]

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Deacon Tardy receives Black role models award

Last year, after considering the possibilities of virtual-meeting technology, a long-established, Chicago-based Catholic group of Black women decided to geographically expand the reach of their annual salute to role models […]

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Catholic educators share unexpected lessons of teaching in pandemic

WASHINGTON (CNS) — No one has to tell Catholic school teachers how different this past year has been. At the start of the pandemic last spring, most Catholic schools adapted […]

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Knights of Columbus open critical conversation for parents on child sex abuse

By Peter Jesserer Smith Most parents operate under a naive belief their family is ‘immune’ from sex abuse — but without proper awareness, experts indicate they could actually be the […]

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Down syndrome advocate promotes employment for ‘friends like me’

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (CNS) — Mark Hublar is a people person. The fact radiates in his greeting — the friendly smile, the extended hand, the confident eye contact and the […]

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Numbers down and ‘nones’ up, where to now?

As if the bishops needed anything more to worry about these days, Gallup released a poll just before Easter documenting a sharp decline in religious membership among Americans over the […]

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A more human society

Confusions about blessings

“The Catholic Church has dealt a blow to LGBTQ worshippers hoping for a more liberal, progressive church.” So says NBC News about a recent statement by the Vatican’s Congregation for […]

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‘I have not yet ascended’

What does Jesus mean when he tells Mary Magdalene not to cling to Him because he has not yet ascended? As the Easter Octave unfolds, we have in the Gospel […]

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