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Fort Wayne area schools gather for Mass at coliseum By Michelle Castleman FORT WAYNE — “We are all called to be saints.” This was the opening remark of Bishop John […]

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Compiled by Brandon A. Evans Diocese of Evansville Ground broken for new church at St. Clement, Boonville By Paul R. Leingang (Message editor) “Finally!” That was the first word shouted […]

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Seven diocesan priests awarded title of ‘Monsignor’

FORT WAYNE — Bishop John M. D’Arcy has announced that Pope Benedict XVI, has conferred the title of “Chaplain to His Holiness” (“Monsignor”) on the following priests in the Diocese […]

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Bishop D’Arcy honored at Catechetical Institute Day

By Denise Fedorow SYRACUSE — It’s traditional during the Catechetical Institute Day, which was held Nov. 7 at Wawasee Middle School in Syracuse, for an exemplary catechist to receive the […]

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Teders honored as outstanding adoption advocates

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — Mike and Theresa Teders will be the first to say that adoption is a choice to love. They should know — they have raised […]

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Twenty years of Franciscan spirit celebrated at Franciscan Center

Center prepares for ‘Thanksgiving Tuesday’ By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — Who does “Thanksgiving Tuesday,” Father Benedict Groeschel, community giving and serving the poor have in common? They are all […]

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Bishop talks about priesthood at Catechetical Institute Day

Concerning catechists and the priesthood One of the great events each year, which I cherish, is the meeting of catechists held at Wawasee Middle School at a halfway point between […]

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God will prevail over evil

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 13:24-32 The Book of Daniel provides the first reading this weekend. Michael, the “great prince” of the angels, is the center of attention. He […]

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Shipwreck places St. Paul at Malta

Where did St. Paul suffer shipwreck? The Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament describes the storm and shipwreck of St. Paul. Paul had been imprisoned at Caesarea in […]

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Sixteen years of quiet pro-life advocacy comes to fruition for Stupak

By Patricia Zapor WASHINGTON (CNS) — After 16 years in Congress struggling with his party and even sometimes with his church over his status as a pro-life, Catholic Democrat, Rep. […]

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Successful inclusion of abortion ban spells success for health bill

By Patricia Zapor WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the end, the successful battle to include strict language prohibiting funding for abortions, led by pro-life congressional Democrats with the strong support of […]

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Joint declaration seen as reminder of need to bring Christ to world

By Mark Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Today’s disciples of Jesus, like the first disciples, should be recognized by how they love each other and, guided by Jesus, they should walk […]