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Lay missioner in Salvador works toward root causes of emigration

By Meinrad Scherer-Emunds LAS DELICIAS, El Salvador (CNS) — Halfway up the back slope of San Salvador volcano, Cesar Hernandez wakes up at 4 a.m. and leaves his family’s home […]

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News Briefs: April 14, 2019

Court won’t hear appeal by pro-life activist sued by Planned Parenthood WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court April 1 decided against hearing an appeal by pro-life activist David Daleiden, […]

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Perspective

Why you need a rule of life

Socrates famously stated that the unexamined life is not worth living. After 2,500-ish years, those words still ring true. However, the Christian Event (the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus […]

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Holy Week and Easter Mass times with Bishop Rhoades

Palm Sunday SOUTH BEND: Palm Sunday Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral on Sunday, April 14, at 9 a.m. Chrism Mass SOUTH BEND: Chrism Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral on Monday, […]

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The Pontifical Good Friday Collection

Dear Friends in Christ: During Holy Week, the Gospel readings come to life in a special way as we gather to celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. The […]

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Atlanta archbishop named new leader of Washington archdiocese

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington. The appointment was announced April 4 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe […]

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Faith fortifies Rwandan refugee community

Twenty-fifth anniversary of genocide approaches On April 7, 1994, Rwanda’s Hutu militia began systematically slaughtering members of the Tutsi tribe. Three months later, over a million Rwandans, mostly Tutsis, were […]

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Pope: Church, world need the gifts, enthusiasm of young people

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The life of a young person and the vocation to which God calls each one is “holy ground” that pastors and parents must respect, nurture and […]

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Mission success isn’t measured by numbers, pope says in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco (CNS) — The Christian mission is not about numbers of converts, but about changing people and the world by being witnesses of God’s mercy and love, Pope Francis […]

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New head of CLINIC is experienced litigator, immigration law expert

SILVER SPRING, Md. (CNS) — Many people might not have noticed that Anna Gallagher took over Feb. 1 as executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, known as CLINIC. […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Sin is real, but so is God’s loving mercy

Fifth Sunday of Lent John 8:1-11 The Book of Isaiah supplies the first reading for this weekend in Lent. The reading is from the second part of Isaiah, written at […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, April 7: 4 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Patrick Church, Ligonier Monday, April 8: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, April 9: 7 p.m. — Confirmation […]