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Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

WASHINGTON — The General Instruction of the Roman Missal, No. 373, designates Jan. 22 as a particular day of prayer and penance, called the “Day of Prayer for the Legal […]

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Cardinal offers profound thoughts on importance of silence

By Nancy L. Roberts The ancient psalm, “Be still and know that I am God,” is a challenge in today’s world of constant noise and distraction. But it is necessary […]

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Abby Johnson to speak at inaugural Indiana March for Life

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis, the Diocese of Lafayette and Right to Life of Indianapolis are teaming up to offer the inaugural Indiana March for Life on Jan. 22 in Indianapolis, […]

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Repairing the brokenness caused by pornography

“Anthony” is like many Catholic men, a husband and father who wants to be the best person he can be for his family. But unfortunately, like many Christian men (as research shows), […]

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Sacred Heart Parish, Notre Dame, closes 175th anniversary year

NOTRE DAME — On the solemnity of the Epiphany, Sunday, Jan. 7, the parish community of Sacred Heart, at the University of Notre Dame, celebrated a Mass with Bishop Kevin […]

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Young Catholic invites readers to explore Church’s truth, goodness

By Mitch Finley Catholic wunderkind Brandon Vogt, who joined the church in 2008, is one of the go-to spokesmen for both Catholic and secular media when they need an articulate […]

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Filipino community celebrates Simbang Gabi at St. Therese

“Mabuhay!” Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades urged a packed St. Therese, Little Flower Church, South Bend, on Gaudete Sunday. The word is Tagalog for “Rejoice,” one of several phrases Bishop Rhoades […]

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Books on women saints may bring appreciation beyond Church

By Graham Yearley It’s good to have new biographical works of two women saints: St. Clare of Assisi and St. Therese of Lisieux. Both are famous saints to Catholics, but […]

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Local effort reunites Iraqi refugee family

For many refugees, the process of entering the United States in search of a better life requires significant patience and perseverance. The journey can be even more difficult for families […]

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The day a mother’s love changed the world

New book brings together the mysteries, history-altering influences of Our Lady of Guadalupe Resentment. Distrust. Violence. As the Aztec Indians came under the rule of Spanish conquistadors in the early […]

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South Bend native dedicates herself as consecrated virgin

On Nov. 18, Jennifer Sergio publicly embraced a vocation to consecrated virginity, lived in the world. Bishop Timothy L. Doherty presided over the ceremony at St. Mary of the Immaculate […]