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Dennis Sadowski

Catholic News Service

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Church life to reflect safe practices when public Masses resume

CLEVELAND (CNS) — When public Masses and the celebration of the sacraments resume in dioceses where they were suspended, the look and feel of worship are not expected to be […]

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Practice of tracking Massgoers for political purposes gains scrutiny

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Regular Massgoers in some parts of the country have been tracked using cellphone location data by at least one organization looking to turn out voters to support […]

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Videos are a new component to U.S. bishops’ ‘Faithful Citizenship’ guide

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A series of long-planned videos that supplement the U.S. bishops’ quadrennial “Faithful Citizenship” document that provides guidance to voters during a presidential election year have been finalized […]

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Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn […]

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Central Americans want to stay home; development programs help that happen

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Vanessa Urbina understands how young people in Central America, not seeing an opportunity for work or a good education, could be attracted to make the dangerous trip […]

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Victim assistance coordinators comfort behind the scenes

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Their work begins with a phone call. Whether the call is from someone who is angry, embarrassed, unsure of what to do or needs a friendly ear, […]

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Four CRS staffers, humanitarian workers aboard Ethiopian jet that crashed

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Four Catholic Relief Service staff members on their way to a training session in Nairobi, Kenya, were among the passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed […]

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Shutdown finds Catholic Charities working to meet growing need

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Robert Archie knows he’d be homeless if it wasn’t for the Rapid Re-housing program run by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey. A data […]

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Woman who once assisted with abortions to address March for Life

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Abby Johnson, who early in her career assisted in carrying out abortions, will be among the speakers during the 2019 March for Life rally Jan. 18 on […]

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Holy Land Catholic leaders ask Israel to repeal controversial law

JERUSALEM (CNS) — The controversial Israeli Nation State law must be repealed because non-Jews also are citizens of Israel, said the Catholic ordinaries of the Holy Land. “We, as the […]

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Vote on revised medical directives on tap at bishops’ spring assembly

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Revised guidelines governing Catholic and non-Catholic health care partnerships will be on the agenda of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ spring general assembly June 13-14 in […]

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With growing activism on gun violence, will lawmakers act?

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Determination and resolve, mixed with frustration and anger, are guiding a new round of resolute activism to reshape federal gun laws. The drive is fueled largely by […]