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CHA letter to Biden reveals extensive list of health care priorities

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Catholic Health Association issued an extensive list of priorities it would like President-elect Joe Biden’s administration to pursue. Those priorities include strengthening the Affordable Care Act, […]

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Diocese

Holy Family School: Trust mitigates pandemic’s challenges

Having a strong parish and school community has enabled Holy Family School to thrive despite all the changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Because a plan for e-learning […]

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Parish missions provide opportunity to spend time focused on the Lord

As a recent convert to the Catholic faith, McKenna Eltzroth wanted to get more involved in her parish, St. Joseph in Bluffton. “It’s really important for me to plant roots […]

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Bishops call for an end to the federal death penalty

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A joint statement from two U.S. bishops who head different committees of the U.S. bishops called for an end to the federal use of the death penalty […]

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Florida hospital tests medications to lessen pandemic’s deadly impact

By Tom Tracy FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CNS) — With public health officials warning that COVID-19 vaccination rollouts won’t do much to tame the immediate dangers of the pandemic, a Florida […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, January 11: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, January 12: 8:45 a.m. — Mass, Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne  Wednesday, […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: January 10, 2012

Arcola Patricia Corbat, 87, St. Patrick Auburn Joseph Jolin, 61, Immaculate Conception Mary A. Jolin, 89, Immaculate Conception Donna L. Varhola, 83, Immaculate Conception Decatur Arthur Mendez, Sr., 58, St. […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Listen to the Lord, that you may have life

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Mark 1:7-11 This weekend, the Church invites us to celebrate the great feast of the Baptism of the Lord, great because it commemorates […]

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News Briefs: January 10, 2021

Christ’s human condition a sign of God’s love, pope says at Angelus VATICAN CITY (CNS) — By taking on the frail human condition, God showed His love for humanity and […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: January 10, 2012

Alpha Online begins Jan. 18 MISHAWAKA — Alpha Online is a series of small-group discussions for young adults that features the highly acclaimed Alpha film installments, exploring Christian faith in […]

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Perspective

The faith of Violet Jessop

When Violet Jessop set out to be a maritime stewardess, she wasn’t driven by some starry-eyed desire to see the world. She was moved by necessity. Her Irish father, a […]

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‘Dominion,’ the values of the West and the cross of Christ

The popular historian Tom Holland has written an extraordinary book called “Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World.” The subtitle sums up his argument. Holland is deeply impatient with […]