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Annual Celebration of World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life 

WASHINGTON – The Catholic Church held its annual celebration of World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life on February 2, and parishes commemorated the event over the weekend of February […]

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‘Civilize it’ initiative offers lesson in listening

Responding to editors’ requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an editorial titled: “’Civilize it’ initiative offers lesson in listening,” published online […]

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Celebrate the feast of Christ the King with novena

FORT WAYNE — On the last Sunday of each liturgical year, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, or Christ the King. Pope […]

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Annual collection for USCCB’s Catholic Communication Campaign is Sept. 11-12

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Catholic Communication Campaign “relies on the generosity of Catholics across the country to help us continue to spread the good news, especially during these challenging times,” […]

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Connecting communities in Christ

Responding to editors’ requests for a regular sampling of current commentary here is a column provided to Catholic News Service.  By Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer Ever since Jesus told His […]

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Election novena to begin Oct. 26

FORT WAYNE — Bearing in mind the nation’s challenges and the need for wise, moral, civic leadership, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is offering an electronic “Election Novena” to help Catholics […]

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The challenge of Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

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Religious Freedom Week: Pray and act

WASHINGTON — Religious Freedom Week, “For the Good of All,” takes place from June 22, the Memorial of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, through June 29, the Solemnity of […]

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Bishops of US, Canada will consecrate their nations to Mary May 1

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has announced the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic […]

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Heartfelt healing amid the coronavirus crisis

By Mike Hoffman Editor’s Note: April is Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month The following reflection was shared in the April issue of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat […]

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Divine Mercy Sunday — The Lord’s mercy extends to all people and to all sins

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Each year, on the Second Sunday of Easter, the Church celebrates the Sunday of Divine Mercy. On this day, Catholics contemplate the fullness of the Paschal Mystery […]

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USCCB launches ‘Walking With Moms in Need’ yearlong parish service project

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Catholic bishops are being asked to invite the parishes in their dioceses to join a nationwide effort called “Walking With Moms in Need: A Year of […]