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A more human society

An advocate for the Gospel of Life

For me, a highlight of the past month was seeing Harvard law professor Mary Ann Glendon receive the University of Notre Dame’s Evangelium Vitae Medal. I have always been interested […]

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Cures for ‘chronic news funk’

I have been a news junkie almost all my life. I’ve read a daily newspaper since grammar school, progressing from comics to sports to the front page. I was the first […]

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Latin Mass appeals to young and old

“Come and see,” invites Msgr. John Fritz, FSSP, pastor of St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr Parish, South Bend, a personal parish where the traditional Latin Mass is still celebrated. “Come […]

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Consenting to sex

Recent news articles exploring the post-#MeToo world of romance have noted the phenomenon of cell phone “consent apps,” allowing millennials to sign digital contracts before they have sex with their […]

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All economic activity has moral dimension, doctrinal congregation says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Financial and economic decisions — everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence — are […]

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Was the Church right about contraception?

A look at ‘Humanae Vitae’ 50 years later         Second in a series on the anniversary Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, was a […]

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Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman praised the Trump administration’s move to reinstate Reagan-era regulations banning any family planning clinic that receives Title X federal funds from making […]

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Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting

HOUSTON (CNS) — In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would “unite to support […]

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Graduates commissioned to be advocates for the voiceless, vulnerable

The date of the 173rd commencement exercises at the University of Notre Dame providentially fell on the liturgical feast of Pentecost, May 20. Father John Jenkins, president of the university, […]

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‘As the Father has sent me, so I send you’

Pentecost John 20:19-23 This weekend the Church celebrates the feast of Pentecost. The Acts of the Apostles provides the first reading, the dramatic story of the first Pentecost. In this […]

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Diocese prepares for regional Encuentro

Spanish-speaking Catholic faithful and diocesan representatives from three states will head to the University of Notre Dame next month to refine the singular voice with which they will speak at […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, May 20: 9:30 a.m. — Commencement Ceremony for University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame Sunday, May 20: 5 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Adalbert Church, South Bend Tuesday, […]