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Perspective

Lead with beauty: evangelization and the solar eclipse

The rain fell heavy on a Monday morning in Des Moines, Iowa. Bleary-eyed travelers noticed, and plotted alternative routes over eggs and potatoes at the Embassy Suites. A white-haired man […]

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Being on guardian angel duty: a career where faith is vital

Not everyone can work for their church or diocese. As a result, it can be difficult for many people to find ways to prioritize their faith at work, especially when […]

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Diocese

Around the diocese: September 24, 2017

USF announces fall lecture series FORT WAYNE — The University of Saint Francis Department of Philosophy and Theology has announced the lineup of speakers for its 2017-18 Fall Lecture Series. […]

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The Sunday Gospel

The Lord’s ways are different from our own

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 20:1-16a The last section of the Book of Isaiah provides this weekend with its first reading. Virtually none of the prophets of ancient Israel […]

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Bannon remarks revive anti-Catholic, anti-immigrant views

By Robert Lockwood FORT WAYNE (CNS) — When former White House strategist Steve Bannon criticized the Catholic Church and the U.S. bishops for their views on immigration, he resurrected widespread […]

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Judicial group launches digital ads opposing ‘religious litmus test’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Washington-based Judicial Crisis Network Sept. 15 launched a 10-day digital ad campaign objecting to a U.S. Democratic senator grilling a Catholic judicial nominee Sept. 6 about […]

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Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

ROME (CNS) — Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location — one of several he had been relocated to during his 18-month imprisonment — […]

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Catholic on campus: lifelines for students

For students going to college for the first time, or returning to college, stress can set in very quickly. There’s a lot to think about: projects to plan, schedules to […]

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The Human Condition

Beloved sons and daughters

The evangelist St. Luke, in his account of the Gospel that bears his name, makes a point of noting that, in the midst of his intensely active ministry, Jesus frequently […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

Love Your Neighbor: Share the Journey

Pope Francis will be launching a global campaign in support of immigrants and refugees on September 27th. The Holy Father is inviting all of us to show our love and […]

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Diocese

Announcement regarding a special collection for Hurricane Irma victims

This past week, Hurricane Irma devastated significant parts of the Southeastern United States and many islands in the Caribbean. While emergency outreach was immediate, the road to recovery and the […]

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New multifaith group hopes to resolve social justice issues in region

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has partnered with a newly formed ecumenical faith-based group that hopes to identify and resolve social justice issues in the region. Those issues include […]