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Accident turned life upside down, faith helped him survive, thrive

By Elizabeth Bachmann WASHINGTON (CNS) — “Guys, I think Brandon is dead.” This is what Brandon Gosselin heard, lying in shock and a pool of his own blood, the left […]

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After shootings, faith leaders ask end to hate speech, urge gun control

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The bells at the Cathedral Guadalupe in the Diocese of Dallas rang 31 times the night of Aug. 7 for those killed in the mass shootings in […]

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Knights give $185 million to charity, 76 million hours in service

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) — In 2018, the Knights of Columbus gave $185.7 million to charity and donated 76.7 million hours of hands-on service. The New Haven-based Catholic fraternal organization […]

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News Briefs: August 18, 2019

Chaldean archbishop: Iraqi Christians face ‘extinction’ unless world acts WASHINGTON (CNS) — Iraqi Christians face “extinction” unless Islam recognizes the fundamental equality of all people and takes steps to overcome […]

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Pro-life leaders urged to persevere, continue to teach truth ‘with love’

By Jessica Able LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CNS) — Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, told diocesan pro-life leaders gathered in Louisville Aug. 5-7 that they are part of the […]

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News Briefs: August 4, 2019

Wimbledon champ carried gift from confirmation sponsor to each match RALEIGH, N.C (CNS) — Abbey Forbes, the 18-year-old winner of the junior girls doubles championship at Wimbledon, has kept an […]

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Pastoral Migratoria trains how to accompany new immigrants

By Michelle Martin CHICAGO (CNS) — More than two dozen representatives from 13 dioceses around the United States joined regulars from the Archdiocese of Chicago outside the U.S. Immigration and […]

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‘We need a habitat on the moon,’ says former NASA flight director

By Jo Ann Zuniga and James Ramos HOUSTON (CNS) — Upcoming space travel plans need to include living on the moon, similar to scientific habitats in the Arctic and Antarctica, […]

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Poor Clare marks silver jubilee; she traded hoops for life of prayer

By Elizabeth A. Elliott ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CNS) — The last time Poor Clare Sister Rose Marie of the Queen of Angels hugged her mom or other family members was in 1994 […]

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News Briefs: July 21, 2019

‘Dad-vocate’ for Down syndrome children offers powerful pro-life example CHARLESTON, S.C. (CNS) — While most of the country was winding down from its Independence Day festivities, another type of celebration […]

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Detroit Catholics help save iconic Ontario church

By Dan Meloy WINDSOR, Ontario (CNS) — Detroiters might soon notice a bronze glow on the horizon as they stare south across the Detroit River. Across the river from historic […]

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‘Dangerous’ bill on seal of confession withdrawn before key hearing

By Pablo Kay LOS ANGELES (CNS) — In a last-minute twist, a California bill that would have required priests to break the sacramental seal of confession was shelved by its […]