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Vatican temporarily suspends decree on Indianapolis Jesuit high school

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education temporarily lifted a decree that had taken away the Catholic status of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis. The decree was […]

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Fort Wayne school restored, blessed

The sign in the office at St. Joseph School in Fort Wayne says it all: “It’s good to be home.” Click here for more photos from bishop’s visit. Most students, […]

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Pro-life and social justice: ‘both-and,’ not ‘either-or’

“To be authentically Catholic is to be pro-life. To be pro-life is to love and protect the unborn, the poor, the marginalized, the sick and suffering, and the elderly and […]

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Vision of universal Church shared at confirmation retreat

By John Pratt More than 400 eighth grade students and adult leaders gathered in South Bend at St. Joseph High School Sept. 21 for the Sealed by the Spirit confirmation retreat. […]

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As ‘The League’ begins its centennial season …

By the gargantuan standards of the 21st-century National Football League, Gino Marchetti, who died this past April 29, was undersized at 6-foot-4 and a mere 245 pounds. But he was […]

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Cardinal Etchegaray, Henri de Lubac and Vatican II

Last week, Cardinal Roger Etchegaray passed away. Perhaps his was not a household name, but this very decent man made a substantive contribution to the life of the Church, serving […]

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Being resourceful: I can read! I can pray!

“We ate our honey. We ate a lot. Now we have no honey in our honey pot.” With those 17 words, averaging just three letters in length, Jan and Stan […]

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Vietnam memorial visits South Bend; Bishop celebrates Mass for healing, peace

The Wall That Heals exhibit is a memorial of the Vietnam War, a divisive conflict in America’s modern history as well as a turning point in global affairs. From Sept […]

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News Briefs: September 29, 2019

Letters to Blessed John Henry Newman show his role as pastor, evangelist OXFORD, England (CNS) — Thousands of documents relating to England’s 19th-century convert-cardinal, Blessed John Henry Newman, are being […]

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Indiana, Illinois launch investigation

INDIANAPOLIS — The story of 2,246 aborted fetal remains found at the Illinois home of late abortion doctor Ulrich Klopfer continues to unfold. From medical records found in close proximity […]

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Father Eric Zimmer appointed University of Saint Francis president

FORT WAYNE – Father Eric Zimmer, pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Walkerton, has been appointed president of the University of Saint Francis, effective July 1, 2020.  Father Zimmer was appointed […]

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‘A faith home away from home’

A place of prayer, respite, study and worship for Catholic students at Manchester University opened its doors Tuesday evening, Sept. 17. A blessing by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and a […]