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News Briefs: January 9, 2021

Even when rejected, God seeks out His children, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians can rest assured that even when they feel unworthy, God is a good shepherd who […]

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A year of essential questions

Abortion laws. Vaccines. The centrality of the Eucharist. These and other storms of debate polarized Americans in 2021, but Catholics of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend found themselves with […]

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‘It’s about God;’ evangelization abounds for layman

Steve Till has often wondered why God allowed him to remain away from the Catholic Church for so long – 40 years, in fact. He stated that: “I come to […]

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The thrifting Catholic: giving new life to old things

Emily Hannon was surprised by the children’s clothes she saw at big-box stores and popular websites when she became a mom. And not in a good way: Obnoxious graphics, offensive […]

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In the storm’s wake, our neighbors need us

Christmas this year arrived amid shock and tears. The images of devastation wrought by at least 22 tornadoes slashing their way through Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois are etched in […]

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On Christ and Christmas

It is an annual tradition: If it’s Christmas, there must be a Grinch trying to steal it. Vying for the Grinch award this year is Michael Weinstein, Air Force veteran […]

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ICC ready to add voice to issues, legislation at General Assembly 

As lawmakers returned to the Statehouse in Indianapolis this week to begin a new legislative session, the Indiana Catholic Conference stood ready to speak on the key issues of the […]

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On New Year’s, pope says a mature faith is realistic, but hope-filled

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Catholics begin a new year contemplating the motherhood of Mary, they should be inspired not to let problems weaken their faith or prevent them from […]

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With foreign donation license denied, Missionaries of Charity ration food

KOLKATA, India (CNS) — Since Christmas, the Missionaries of Charity have been strictly rationing the food and daily use items for their regular 600 beneficiaries at their motherhouse and Shishu […]

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Follow the ‘stars’ of the saints, encourages bishop on Epiphany

“My Christmas celebration would not be complete without worshipping our newborn King with you here at St. Matt’s,” declared Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on the feast of the Epiphany, which […]

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Seminarians handily defeat priests at Cupertino Classic

The seminarian team defeated the priests by over 20 points in the annual Cupertino Classic basketball game at the University of Saint Francis Hutzell Center Monday evening, Dec. 27. The […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, January 2: 11 a.m. Mass, Saint Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Wednesday, January 5: 9 a.m. — Mass and Pastoral Visit, Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne Thursday-Saturday, January 6-8: National […]