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Authors offer faith-filled ways to deal with process of grieving

By Daniel Mulhall “Winter of the Heart: Finding Your Way Through the Mystery of Grief” by Paula D’Arcy. Ave Maria Press (Notre Dame, Indiana, 2018). 50 pp., $6.95. “Bruised and Wounded: […]

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Maryland pilgrims walk 50 miles ‘in penance and prayer’ for priesthood

By Paul McMullen EMMITSBURG, Md. (CNS) -— Stephanie Rubeling’s support of the priesthood goes beyond thoughts and prayers. The 54-year-old parishioner of St. Peter the Apostle in Libertytown was among […]

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Vote on proposed abuse protocols put on hold as bishops begin meeting

BALTIMORE (CNS) — What is not going to be voted on by the U.S. bishops at their fall general meeting in Baltimore was poised to overshadow what was being discussed […]

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Catholic aid agency looks back on 75 years of service

Born 75 years ago as a result of the refugee crisis that unfolded during World War II, Catholic Relief Services, the international relief and development agency of the United States […]

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News Briefs: November 11, 2018

Digital technology enhances religious education options for the blind COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (CNS) — In relocating to this community north of Fort Lauderdale, Lygia Bohan thought she misplaced her beloved […]

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News Briefs: November 4, 2018

Pope: Tolerating each other’s flaws fights devil’s attempts to divide VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Humility, kindness and generosity are needed to create peace in the world, starting in one’s own […]

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Young people encouraged to encounter Christ’s call

WASHINGTON — The Catholic Church in the United States will celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 4-10. This annual event is a special time for parishes to foster a culture […]

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Books explore young adult outreach in face of today’s challenges

By Patrick T. Brown “What Matters Most: Empowering Young Catholics for Life’s Big Decisions” by Leonard J. DeLorenzo. Ave Maria Press (Notre Dame, Indiana, 2018). 224 pp., $16.95. “Follow: Your […]

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Patients, families urged to learn more about palliative, hospice care

ST. LOUIS (CNS) — Palliative and hospice care “address the needs of the whole person, which is the foundation of Catholic health care,” said Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of […]

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Report: Immigrant aid agencies urge end to family separation policies

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A report from two leading faith-based agencies serving immigrants entering the United States from Mexico and Central America called on the federal government to end a policy […]

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Bishops, sisters discuss declining numbers of US women religious

By Dan Stockman KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CNS) — The precipitous decline in the number of women in religious life and what it means to the Church has people thinking about […]

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March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

By Kurt Jensen WASHINGTON (CNS) — Next year’s March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life begins at conception and with a specific focus […]