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Church encourages use of vaccines, masks for the common good

As the new COVID-19 vaccines gain more widespread use, they are provoking debate among Indiana lawmakers and the public while also prompting questions by the Catholic faithful.  At the same […]

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The Marriage Course Online — ‘We’re having great conversations after all these years’

In the information age, Catholic married couples sometimes say they feel a sense of isolation and loneliness in their vocation. Although technology has played a pivotal role in the way […]

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Gomez: As Rev. King urged, meet forces of hate, ignorance ‘with power of love’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the spirit of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., “we must meet the forces of hate and ignorance with the power of love,” the president of […]

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Statement of Bishop Rhoades on the Inauguration of President Joseph Biden

I strongly support the statement of Archbishop Jose Gomez, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, on this day of the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. […]

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Without faith, society has no solid foundation says archbishop

NOTRE DAME — A virtual conference hosted at the University of Notre Dame Jan. 12-14 featured over 40 top professionals from multiple fields discussing how to live together in unity […]

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Exhaustion meets new beginnings

During these first weeks of the year 2021, I have spent a significant amount of time in conversation with colleagues, students, family and friends. We talk work, life, our children, […]

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Vox populi: The voice of the people

Francis Galton was a Victorian scientist with an interest in social Darwinism. It may have been his views on breeding that moved him to attend the West of England Fat […]

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Considering the danger of concussions

When I was a sophomore in college, I participated in a flag football league. Even though it was flag football, it got physical at times. If you could not pull […]

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Bishops applaud HHS rule change that aids adoption, foster care providers

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A Department of Health and Human Services modified rule that helps ensure that faith-based social service providers will not be excluded from certain federally funded programs was […]

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Popes Francis, Benedict receive first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Both Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI have received the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 after the Vatican started vaccinating its employees and […]

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March for Life Chicago rallies in Fort Wayne

Advocates parked at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary Jan. 16 and participated from their vehicles in a pro-life rally and caravan organized by We Dignify, a pro-life group from Chicago that […]

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Experiment in access to science successful at St. Adalbert

St. Adalbert School in South Bend has long had a family-like relationship with students at the University of Notre Dame. Students at Fisher Hall dormitory make time to tutor students […]