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Around the Diocese: September 13, 2020

40 Days for Life peaceful protest begins Sept. 23 BRYAN, Texas — The global pro-life organization 40 Days for Life will launch a record-breaking fall campaign starting Sept. 23, collaborating […]

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Catholic Schools Mission Day —

How Catholicism can transform schools, society through science and racial justice Like the start of the 2020-21 school year, Catholic Schools Mission Day was unique. Via the Zoom platform on […]

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Visiting Lebanon, Cardinal Parolin emphasizes ‘you are not alone’

BEIRUT (CNS) — Bringing a message of hope to Lebanon, a month after a double blast struck Beirut, Pope Francis’ closest collaborator assured the Lebanese: “You are not alone. The […]

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Affirming dignity of all people key to ending racism, says bishop

Bishop calls racism a serious offense against God and grave sin against love and justice In response to outbreaks of racial tension and violence across America following the death of […]

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Can we disagree less disagreeably?

St. Paul was no shrinking violet when it came to arguing his position. Yet in the Letter to the Ephesians, he urges his readers to “to live in a manner […]

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On being a fool for Christ

In the first reading from Thursday of the 22nd week of the year, St. Paul writes: “Do not deceive yourselves. If any one of you thinks he is wise by […]

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Confusion and conflict on abortion

We know what major opinion polls tell us about abortion. Americans are about evenly divided in being “pro-life” or “pro-choice.” Many think it’s wrong but should be a woman’s choice. […]

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Young people have lessons to teach the Church, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Young Catholics are giving the Church a valuable lesson in the real meaning of “synodality,” Pope Francis wrote. “They have asked us in a thousand ways […]

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USCCB urges Congress, White House to reach COVID-19 relief deal

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A leader with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged Congress and the White House Sept. 8 to reach a deal on the next COVID-19 relief […]

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Alpha series – conversations that lead to Christ

Sometimes people struggle with life and the things they have going on around them. Being able to have an open conversation with others, asking and answering questions about everyday life […]

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Local Catholic news and marketing: the Secretariat for Communications

FORT WAYNE — The annual collection for the U.S. bishops’ Catholic Communication Campaign is scheduled to take place in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend the weekend of Sept. 13. The […]

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Priest and deacon appointments

The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following appointments, effective September 5, 2020: Deacon Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C., to diaconal ministry at Christ the […]