Dennis Sadowski

Catholic News Service

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Ways to foster Catholic-Methodist relationships in new document

CLEVELAND (CNS) — A two-part publication emerging from the most recent round of dialogue between representatives of the U.S. Catholic bishops and the United Methodist Church offers practical helps and […]

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USCCB president prays God grants Biden ‘wisdom, courage’ to lead nation

As Joe Biden prepared to be inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed hope the […]

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Bishops say Advent during pandemic can draw us closer to Jesus

CLEVELAND (CNS) — The global pandemic and new limits on daily activities present a special time for a renewal of faith and the opportunity to deepen appreciation for Jesus in […]

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Archbishop Etienne, religious groups urge unity, peace after election

CLEVELAND (CNS) — As election polls opened Nov. 3, Church leaders joined leading faith-based organizations in calling for unity and peace throughout Election Day and afterward as voting results became […]

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Catholic Charities pandemic assistance totals nearly $400 million

CLEVELAND (CNS) — Scott Milliken has seen a lot of people come through the doors at the Father English Center’s food pantry during his years as CEO of Catholic Charities […]

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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 […]