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Catholics lead state efforts to install Safe Haven Baby Boxes

A pregnant teen girl killed by her baby’s father because she didn’t abort the child. Two babies discarded in dumpsters near a small college. These are some of the tragic […]

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The hidden pro-life issue — Racism undermines dignity of the human person

“The deepest element of God’s commandment to protect human life is the requirement to show reverence and love for every person and the life of every person.” The words of […]

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Finance Report for 2020

Dear friends in Christ: Once again, we are publishing an accounting of the financial operations of the diocese for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2020. This is done […]

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Catholic Camporee teaches love of faith, nature

This article has been updated to reflect the correct location of the Camporee, The Center at Donaldson. The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend has offered the annual camporee event since […]

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Catholic Charities’ ECHO Program helps teen mom choose life and build a future

By Catholic Charities Staff “All you need is support,” said Janet. “When you have a person who believes in you, that’s all you really need.” Janet was just 14 when […]

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Women support women at first Kingdom Builders conference

Around 250 women were encouraged to “Claim your peace and joy” at the Kingdom Builders conference Oct. 3 in Fort Wayne. Featuring three female Catholic speakers as well as adoration […]

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USCCB campaign corresponds to 25th anniversary of ‘Evangelium Vitae’

Expecting a child is a beautiful thing, a wondrous occasion to celebrate; but for some women, the celebration is muted. Money or job woes, relationship issues, health crises and emotional […]

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Events mark inauguration of Father Dr. Eric Zimmer, president of USF

The theme of Catholic identity carried through inauguration weekend events that took place Sept. 26 for Father Dr. Eric A. Zimmer, the new president of the University of Saint Francis, […]

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Red Masses to be celebrated in diocese

For more than 775 years, “Red” Masses have been celebrated annually. Asking God’s grace and wisdom upon the start of the judicial year, the Red Mass invites into worship and […]

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New homeless shelter focused on boosting women’s self-respect

Ending homelessness is about more than giving a person a bed for the night, say two members of the board of directors of St. Joseph Missions. It is about lifting […]

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Eight Holy Cross brothers ordained deacons, priests

FORT WAYNE — A Mass of ordination for four Congregation of Holy Cross brothers to the priesthood, and four more to the ministry of deacon, was the occasion of a […]

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Brothers of Holy Cross 200th anniversary

Jennifer Miller contributed to this article Two hundred years ago, the first seeds were sown for what later became the Congregation of Holy Cross (CSC, for the initials of its […]