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News Briefs: October 28, 2018

Bishops call for better religious education, preparation for mission VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Improved religious education and a stronger sense of belonging to a community were some of the topics […]

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Smith dinner’s tone lighthearted, but abuse crisis not ignored in remarks

By Beth Griffin NEW YORK (CNS) — In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe each other as “evil” and “enemies,” it is imperative to remember that in America, […]

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Brewers chaplain finds joy in connecting his love of priesthood, sports

By Maryangela Roman MILWAUKEE (CNS) — Champagne corks popped in the visiting clubhouse Oct. 7 as the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their sweep of the Colorado Rockies, advancing to the National […]

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News Briefs: October 21, 2018

Pope accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation as Washington archbishop VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl as archbishop of Washington but did not […]

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Network of pregnancy resource centers to receive Evangelium Vitae Medal

SOUTH BEND — The Women’s Care Center, a nationwide network of pregnancy resource centers that began in 1984 with one location near the University of Notre Dame’s campus, has been […]

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‘Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent’ is theme of Respect Life Month

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Each year the U.S. Catholic Church observes October as Respect Life Month, which calls Catholics “to cherish, defend and protect those who are most vulnerable, from the […]

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Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians have guardian angels to encourage and guide them so they won’t become sluggish on their journey in […]

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Volunteer help with cleanup after Florence called an act of ‘faith, love’

By Kate Turgeon Watson NEW BERN, N.C. (CNS) — Nancy Sciara’s “insides were shaking.” She woke up, she said, unsure of what to expect from the day. Sciara, 84, was […]

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News Briefs: October 7, 2018

God’s love in charity exists even in most secularized places, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — During times of freedom or persecution, the Gospel is needed to bring meaning, fullness […]

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News Briefs: September 30, 2018

Detroit Archdiocese welcomes investigation into Michigan dioceses DETROIT (CNS) — Michigan’s attorney general has opened an investigation into the handling of sexual abuse by clergy in all of Michigan’s seven […]

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Maryknoll priest promotes clean water and organic farming in Guatemala

By Sean Sprague Maryknoll Father Edward Custer drives a dozen youth from San Juan Apostol parish in El Remate, Petén, Guatemala, in his pick-up truck and heads to nearby Lake […]

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Lumen Christi Award finalists called examples of ‘how to change world’

CHICAGO (CNS) — Catholic Extension’s finalists for its Lumen Christi Award show “what can happen when we build up and strengthen Catholic faith communities in the poorest parts of the […]