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News Briefs: October 20, 2019

Resettlement agencies await final word on refugee number U.S. will allow NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) — The people who help refugees from around the world resettle in the Nashville area and […]

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Advice offered to confront anxiety over gun violence

By Patricia Montana PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — Firearm attacks have changed society in the United States as mass shootings have become more frequent and the public is forced to face […]

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New film on St. Faustina makes one-night-only debut Oct. 28

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, will have a one-night-only […]

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Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at fall assembly

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking […]

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News Briefs: October 13, 2019

Fetal remains found in rural Illinois have been returned home to Indiana SOUTH BEND, Ind. (CNS) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Oct. 3 he has overseen the return […]

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Founder of Project Rachel named recipient of 2020 Evangelium Vitae Medal

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (CNS) — The University of Notre Dame’s de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture will award its 2020 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Vicki Thorn, founder […]

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Woman says vow not to ‘deny Jesus’ was motivation in campus freedom fight

By Sam Lucero GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNS) — As long as she can remember, Polly Olsen, 29, said she has handed out heart-shaped cards on Valentine’s Day. “Basically since I […]

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News Briefs: October 6, 2019

Catholic Charities to award $1 million for innovative anti-poverty efforts WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic Charities USA has unveiled a $1 million award program that officials hope will lead to innovative […]

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For communications day, pope says memories can help unite people

By Paige Hanley VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will highlight the important role of memory and storytelling across generations as a way to bring people together in a world […]

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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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News briefs for Sept. 22, 2019

Cruise ship to deliver aid to Bahamas, bring evacuees to Florida MIAMI (CNS) — A second Florida-to-Bahamas round-trip humanitarian cruise was set to sail the weekend of Sept. 14, weather-permitting, […]

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Abuse crisis, leadership failure impacts Church giving

By Brian Fraga The Catholic Church in the United States has spent a staggering amount of money — close to $4 billion in the past 20 years — to investigate, […]