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National

News Briefs: January 23, 2022

Vatican announces ‘Pilgrims of Hope’ as motto for Holy Year 2025 VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis approved “Pilgrims of Hope” as the motto for the Holy Year 2025. The […]

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World News

Ukrainian priests appeal for prayers, support as Russian threat grows

WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Two priests in Ukraine asked Western church leaders for support, especially in anticipation of a widely expected Russian invasion. “While our TV news shows tanks and […]

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National

New postulator named for Father Peyton’s sainthood cause

EASTON, Mass. (CNS) — The Congregation of Holy Cross has appointed Valentina Culurgioni to be the new postulator for the sainthood cause of Holy Cross Father Patrick Peyton. The congregation […]

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National

Praying weekly rosary at Planned Parenthood is ‘powerful,’ say students

By Dave Hrbacek HOPKINS, Minn. (CNS) – Every Monday morning at 7:45 during the school year, a long line forms in the school office at Chesterton Academy in Hopkins. Most […]

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National

Gomez: Imitate Rev. King’s ‘example, prophetic witness’ in work for justice

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged all people of goodwill to commemorate the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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National

Annual March for Life still on this year in Washington, D.C.

By Kurt Jensen WASHINGTON (CNS) — The 49th annual national March for Life — with a rally on the National Mall and march to the Supreme Court Jan. 21 – […]

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National

News Briefs: January 16, 2022

Indian government reversal: Missionaries of Charity can get foreign funds NEW DELHI (CNS) — The Indian government has restored the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act registration of the Missionaries of Charity, […]

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National

Bishop’s reflections prod readers’ spiritual lives in practical way

(CNS) — Sometimes when reading reflections, one can almost hear what the author is saying. When they are published, it’s as though the printed word is transformed into an audiobook. […]

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National

News Briefs: January 9, 2021

Even when rejected, God seeks out His children, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians can rest assured that even when they feel unworthy, God is a good shepherd who […]

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National

With foreign donation license denied, Missionaries of Charity ration food

KOLKATA, India (CNS) — Since Christmas, the Missionaries of Charity have been strictly rationing the food and daily use items for their regular 600 beneficiaries at their motherhouse and Shishu […]

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National

Ascension announces ‘Bible in a Year’ podcast in Spanish starts Jan. 1

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CNS) — On Dec. 31, nearly half a million people will complete a yearlong journey of reading the entire Catholic Bible with “The Bible in a Year” […]

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Perspective

New book helps Catholics ‘achieve living portrait’ of Christ

By Mark Zimmermann SILVER SPRING, Md. (CNS) — The idea for veteran Catholic author Russell Shaw’s latest book actually originated about 30 years ago. A highly educated man who was […]