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Federal appeals court blocks Trump order on refugee resettlement

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A federal circuit court of appeals said a Trump administration executive order that would allow state and local government officials to reject refugees in their jurisdiction violated […]

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Washington pastors reflect on Capitol attack that hit close to home

By Mark Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Like many across the country, Father William Gurnee and Father Gary Studniewski watched in horror as a rioting mob stormed and ransacked the U.S. […]

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Bishops call for an end to the federal death penalty

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A joint statement from two U.S. bishops who head different committees of the U.S. bishops called for an end to the federal use of the death penalty […]

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Florida hospital tests medications to lessen pandemic’s deadly impact

By Tom Tracy FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CNS) — With public health officials warning that COVID-19 vaccination rollouts won’t do much to tame the immediate dangers of the pandemic, a Florida […]

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News Briefs: January 10, 2021

Christ’s human condition a sign of God’s love, pope says at Angelus VATICAN CITY (CNS) — By taking on the frail human condition, God showed His love for humanity and […]

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Creighton University plans to divest from fossil fuels within a decade

OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) — Creighton University plans to divest from fossil fuels over the next decade and turn toward investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. School officials announced the […]

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News Briefs: January 3, 2021

Week of prayer focuses on reconciliation among Christians VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity should help Christians see that the closer they draw to […]

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News Briefs: December 20, 2020

Jupiter, Saturn to put on ‘Christmas Star’ show at winter solstice CLEVELAND (CNS) — A once-every-two-decade conjunction involving the solar system’s two gas giants will give earthbound observers a look […]

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Catholic agencies deliver aid to Ethiopia’s Tigray region

By Frederick Nzwili NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) — Amid fears that many areas in Ethiopia’s Tigray region remained unsafe, Catholic humanitarian agencies and their partners were moving food and other supplies […]

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Nun, who claims ‘divine help,’ advances to final of MasterChef Brasil

By Lise Alves SAO PAULO (CNS) — A Brazilian nun who has moved into the finals of a TV cooking show said she received “divine help” and prayed the entire […]

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Pope says Catholics can receive plenary indulgence for Guadalupe devotion

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — With the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe closed for her feast to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Pope Francis said Catholics still can receive a […]

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New books for teens, kids focus on morality, Bible, Jesus

YARDLEY, Pa. (CNS) — The following books are suitable for Christmas giving. “The Spider Who Saved Christmas: A Legend” by Raymond Arroyo, illustrated by Randy Gallegos. Sophia Institute Press (Manchester, […]