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News Briefs: July 14, 2024

Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Condemns Israeli Army Attack on Catholic School GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (OSV News) – Officials with the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem issued a strong condemnation after […]

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Indiana Catholic Conference Opposes the Resumption of State Executions

On behalf of the five Catholic dioceses in the state of Indiana, the Indiana Catholic Conference is strongly opposed to the decision to seek the resumption of executions in Indiana […]

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Federal Agencies Distort Truth, Threaten Religious Freedom with Gender Ideology Rules

By Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and Bishop Robert Barron (OSV News) – The Church celebrates the month of June in dedication to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, who pours […]

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National Eucharistic Pilgrimage Makes Stops at Other Local Parishes

St. Mary of the Annunciation in Bristol Eucharistic pilgrims on the Marian Route made a stop at St. Mary of the Annunciation in Bristol on Sunday, July 7. Father Bob […]

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Bishop Rhoades: Excited for the Congress, but Work Remains

In November of 2021, during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Fall Assembly, two seeds were planted that are continuing to produce much fruit for the U.S. Church. First, the […]

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University of Notre Dame Graduate Shares Conversion Story During National Eucharistic Pilgrimage

On Friday, July 5, St. Therese, Little Flower Catholic Church in South Bend was packed. With every pew filled, people sat on the ground around the periphery of the sanctuary […]

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National Eucharistic Pilgrimage Draws Standing Room Only Crowds in Diocese

When welcoming the crowd of more than 1,000 people who had gathered at St. Therese, Little Flower, Catholic Church in South Bend on Friday, July 5, in order to spend […]

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Missouri Catholic Mom’s Storybook for Children Opens Door to Discussions About Grief, Loss

By Jay Nies JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri (OSV News) – “In grief and loss, love’s light will prevail. Through shared support, we can mend and set sail.” Jeanette Steiner wove lessons […]

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SS. Peter and Paul in Huntington Marks 180th Anniversary

As the Church around the world observed the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday, June 29, congregants packed SS. Peter and Paul Church in Huntington not only to […]

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Pope: Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Will Be Canonized ‘Soon’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis said that Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati “will be a saint soon.” Known as “the Man of the Eight Beatitudes,” he was beatified by St. […]

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Priest Assignment

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following assignment, effective July 2, 2024: Reverend Jorge Sis Garcia, FM, to Parochial Vicar, St. Anthony […]

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South Bend’s Historic St. Patrick Parish and St. Hedwig Parish to Merge

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is pleased to announce that the process has begun to merge the historic parishes of St. Patrick and St. Hedwig in South Bend. St. […]