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Sister Pimentel disappointed about not being able to address president

By Rose Ybarra MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) — Sister Norma Pimentel was “truly disappointed” after not being given an opportunity to speak during a roundtable discussion with President Donald Trump during his […]

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Abuse report’s claim of cover-up, mishandling of cases called ‘misleading’

By Peter Steinfels WASHINGTON (CNS) — The conclusion reached by a Pennsylvania grand jury that six of the state’s Catholic dioceses acted “in virtual lockstep” to cover up abuse allegations […]

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News Briefs: January 13, 2019

House budget bill repeals ‘Mexico City Policy’ on NGO abortion funding WASHINGTON (CNS) — The budget bill passed by the House of Representatives to try to end the partial government […]

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News Briefs: January 6, 2019

Vatican begins investigation of Archbishop McCarrick WASHINGTON (CNS) -— James Grein, a Virginia man who said Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick, former archbishop of Washington, sexually abused him for years beginning […]

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CRS working in Indonesia to assess needs of tsunami survivors

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNS) — Catholic Relief Services is working with local partners to help determine the greatest needs of survivors of Indonesia’s Dec. 22 tsunami, said Yenni Suryani, country manager […]

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Young adults leaving Church start down that path at age 13

By Nicholas Wolfram Smith SANTA CLARA, Calif. (CNS) — To find Catholics who have left the Church, start looking at the faces in the pews, according to a recent report. […]

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The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ from the Roman Martyrology

Introduction The announcement of the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord from the Roman Martyrology draws upon Sacred Scripture to declare in a formal way the birth of Christ. […]

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News Briefs: December 23, 2018

Filmmaker’s ‘Camino’ documentary finally finds home on PBS WASHINGTON (CNS) — What a long, strange trip it’s been. Not walking the 500 miles in a pilgrimage from southern France to […]

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Venerating Cure d’Ars’ relic can help Church ‘heal,’ says head of Knights

By Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — The incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests, “reminds us God uses instruments to be ministers of his grace and […]

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Book recounts Notre Dame’s little-known fight against Ku Klux Klan

By Eugene Fisher This excellent book will engage Catholic readers with the history not only of University of Notre Dame but also of the anti-Catholicism that prevailed in much of […]

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Women religious launch Advent with the light appearing in darkness

By Katie Rutter BEECH GROVE, Ind. (CNS) — A few purple hangings and an Advent wreath were the only signs of the season in the dark chapel of the Our […]

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News Briefs: Dec. 16, 2018

11th Circuit ruling ‘finally’ ends EWTN court fight over HHS mandate IRONDALE, Ala. (CNS) — The chairman and CEO of the Eternal Word Television Network said the global Catholic media […]