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Saying goodbye, thank you to Msgr. Lester

By the Today’s Catholic Editorial Board The passing of an icon such as Msgr. J. William Lester leaves us grieving and celebrating the life of a model priest whose commitment […]

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Blessed Brother André to become first saint of ND’s founding order

NOTRE DAME — Blessed Brother André Bessette will be canonized, or formally declared a saint, in a ceremony to be held Oct. 17. Blessed Brother André was a brother of […]

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Conference explores dignity of women

By Ann Carey NOTRE DAME — The dignity and vocation of women and men were once again the focus of the fifth annual Edith Stein Project conference at the University […]

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Catechumens, candidates fill cathedral to capacity

FORT WAYNE — The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Fort Wayne was filled to capacity on the first Sunday of Lent with catechumens, candidates, their sponsors, families and […]

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Bishop Rhoades is welcomed to Notre Dame

Speaks about first month as bishop By Diane Freeby NOTRE DAME — A busy few days spent by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on the campus of the University of Notre […]

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Dignity of life, freedom and truth topics at ethics week event

By Ann Carey NOTRE DAME — The theme of the Feb. 8-12 Ethics Week at the Mendoza College of Business was abortion, a hot topic on the campus ever since […]

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Vietnamese Mass opens New Year

By Mark Weber FORT WAYNE — As super blasts of firecrackers, an Asian gong and folks dressed in lucky red filled St. Patrick Church in Fort Wayne, the Vietnamese Catholic […]

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40 Days for Life campaigns to oppose abortion in 156 cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “While many see a time of darkness this week as the United States marks the 37th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling that imposed […]

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Church officials look at ‘troublesome’ legislature at session mid-point

By Brigid Curtis Ayer INDIANAPOLIS — Church officials call immigration enforcement and delay of the scholarship tax credit proposals “troublesome” as they continue to move forward in the process and […]

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Fast and abstinence during Lent

Ash Wednesday is Feb. 17 Catholics in the United States are obliged to abstain from the eating of meat on Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays during the season of […]

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Life speaker offers inside view of pro-life efforts

FORT WAYNE — Rally for Life speaker Abby Johnson gave her listeners an “inside view” of the effectiveness of pro-life efforts around the nation during her remarks Saturday, Jan. 30, […]

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Rosary offered on demand by MaryTV

By Diane Freeby SOUTH BEND — The Internet, like so much of today’s modern technology, has the power to help promote both good and evil. While one person receives joy […]