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Theotokos

“Theotokos:” A word that to the average American ear might sound like an appetizer on a Greek menu, is actually older than spanakopita itself. This word is an ancient Greek […]

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The foxes and the henhouse

Probably the biggest bioethics story of 2019 involved Dr. Jankui He — known to his associates as “JK” — a Chinese scientist who employed a new technology called CRISPR/Cas9 to […]

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Catholic judges under the microscope

Catholics wanting to serve our country in the legal system are coming under intense scrutiny. In 2017, University of Notre Dame law professor Amy Coney Barrett was grilled by members […]

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Bishop Rhoades, The Scally Brothers: diocesan World Youth Day

Last year, Pope Francis announced the theme of the World Youth Day diocesan conferences that would take place around the word in 2020: “Young man, I say to you, arise.” […]

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Faith and Science: a divine Catholic education

Catholic education forms the whole person, mind, body and soul. It teaches children and young people how to live well for today, as well as how to strive to live […]

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Painting images of Mary begins spiritual journey for artist

A series of paintings of Mary began with a mother’s desperate, exhausted plea in the middle of a sleepless night. “Please help me sleep, and I’ll devote my life to […]

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Diocese blessed by decade of Bishop Rhoades’ pastoral leadership

At a Solemn Mass of Installation Jan. 13, 2010, the Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers, the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades became the ninth bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend. […]

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An audience with Pope Francis

During the Ad Limina visit of bishops from Region VII to the Vatican Dec. 5-13, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, seminarians and a priest of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend […]

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Rest in Peace: January 5, 2020

Angola Valerie S. Hall, 102, St. Anthony of Padua Helen I. Morse, 92, St. Anthony of Padua Decatur Doris E. Loshe, 90, St. Mary of the Assumption James F. Snyder, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, January 5: 11 a.m. — Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Tuesday, January 7: 6:30 p.m. — Meeting with Fraternus and Fidelis groups, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Fort Wayne Wednesday, […]

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All people may hope for salvation, through Jesus

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 This weekend the Church invites us to celebrate the feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, one of the most revered […]

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Synchrony and culture

Last month I paid a visit to Bar-Ilan University in Israel for a discussion about the role of faith in higher education. Bar-Ilan is distinctive among Israeli universities in its […]