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Bishops take actions against nuns, CHA over stand on health reform

By Nancy Frazier O’Brien WASHINGTON (CNS) — At least two U.S. bishops have taken actions to indicate their disapproval of the support some women’s religious communities and the Catholic Health […]

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USCCB secretariat offers 10 tips to prevent sexual abuse of minors

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Child sexual abuse can be prevented, although it requires vigilance by adults to make sure it is, according to the head of the U.S. bishops’ Secretariat of […]

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Priests called to lead people out of confusion, pope says at audience

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a world where many people are confused about right and wrong and even about the meaning of life, priests are called to […]

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Pope is open to private meeting with sex abuse victims, says spokesman

By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI is open to meeting with victims of sexual abuse by clergy, but only far from the media spotlight in a […]

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‘The God Question’ debated at Notre Dame

By Ann Carey NOTRE DAME — Interest in the April 7 debate between atheist author and columnist Christopher Hitchens and Catholic apologist and author Dinesh D’Souza was so high on […]

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Holy Cross celebrates springtime ordinations to the priesthood

By Sister Margie Lavonis, CSC NOTRE DAME — April 10 was a joyful day at Notre Dame. The Congregation of Holy Cross, friends, students and family members gathered at the […]

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Bishop’s Retreat offers young adults time with God

By Lauren Caggiano ANGOLA — Bishop John M. D’Arcy, bishop-emeritus of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, fielded questions from a room full of young adults at the Bishop’s Retreat […]

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Labor of love keeps St. Jude Parish blooming

By Mary Kinder FORT WAYNE — Parishes throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend are blooming with color this time of year. While passersby may notice the flowers, most don’t […]

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St. Pius X Parish garden promises a rich harvest

By Karen Clifford GRANGER — The community of St. Pius X gathers for spiritual nourishment at Mass during the celebration of the Eucharist. With the establishment of the new garden […]

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Bishop Rhoades blesses retreat center addition

By Denise Fedorow DONALDSON — A vision that had been in the works for approximately four years became reality as the Lindenwood Retreat Center extension was dedicated and blessed by […]

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Was Jesus a tree hugger?

By Linda Furge Opening prayer O God, You call us to act as Your stewards of all creation on our fragile and beautiful planet. You bless us abundantly. All that […]

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Change is good, but Kelly’s status quo is consistent success

Notre Dame spring practice is in full swing, and the optimism over head coach Brian Kelly and what he brings to the football program hasn’t been this high since Lou […]