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Diocese

Parishes-in-Need grants approved

FORT WAYNE — The Annual Bishop’s Appeal of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend includes a funding program to assist less affluent parishes. A Parishes-in-Need Fund Committee met recently to […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: April 14, 2019

Angola Michael J. Bragg, 74, St. Anthony of Padua Jacquelyn T. Wooley, 64, St. Anthony of Padua Bremen Paul Winslow, 82, St. Dominic Bristol Joyce Chapman, 88, St. Mary/Annunciation Jerry […]

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World News

Family tradition: Carrying the cross on Jerusalem’s Via Dolorosa

JERUSALEM (CNS) — For four decades, Mousa Kamar has taken his place at the head of the heavy wooden cross used during the Franciscan Good Friday procession on the Via […]

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Diocese

Pro-life victories at Statehouse could have national implications

The Indiana General Assembly’s passage of two major pro-life bills represents a “milestone moment” that not only will save the lives of unborn children in the state but possibly lead […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Jesus submitted to His death to secure our salvation

Palm Sunday Luke 22:14-23:56 The Church this weekend leads us to the climax of Lent, the observance of Holy Week, by offering the impressive liturgy of Palm Sunday. Recalling the […]

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Diocese

Diocesan policy on reporting incidents of child abuse or neglect

FORT WAYNE — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend shares the conviction of Indiana legal authorities, all concerned adults and the Church that every effort should and must be made […]

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Bishop

Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 14: 9 a.m. — Palm Sunday Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, April 15: 7:30 p.m. — Chrism Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend  Tuesday, April 16: 7:30 p.m. — […]

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Perspective

Movie reviews from the USCCB

‘The Best of Enemies’ NEW YORK (CNS) — “The Best of Enemies” (STX) is an appealing fact-based drama that promotes humane values and Gospel-guided behavior. On that basis, many parents […]

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National

Internet, online porn seen as enabling sexual exploitation of children

By Eleanor Kennelly Gaetan WASHINGTON (CNS) — The internet facilitates sexual exploitation, a category of child abuse, according to experts in this field interviewed by Catholic News Service. The internet […]

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Perspective

Celebrating mercy during Easter

Guest Commentary by Mary McClusky Easter is a time of great joy, hope and celebration, so why does the Church emphasize our sinfulness and great need for mercy on the […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: April 14, 2019

Spirituality of St. Katharina Kasper program DONALDSON — Join Sister Germaine Hustedde, PHJC, on Tuesday, May 7, for a day program on the spirituality of St. Katharina Kasper, foundress of the […]

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Perspective

God in our future

At a cafe in Chicago, I was chatting with a British former journalist and economist who is currently director of social responsibility and sustainability at a large European company. We […]