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Brewers chaplain finds joy in connecting his love of priesthood, sports

By Maryangela Roman MILWAUKEE (CNS) — Champagne corks popped in the visiting clubhouse Oct. 7 as the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their sweep of the Colorado Rockies, advancing to the National […]

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News Briefs: October 21, 2018

Pope accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation as Washington archbishop VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl as archbishop of Washington but did not […]

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Young people want credibility, someone to walk with them

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even in far-off Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, a bishop said a young person asked him what the Church is doing to prevent clerical sexual abuse. […]

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Network of pregnancy resource centers to receive Evangelium Vitae Medal

SOUTH BEND — The Women’s Care Center, a nationwide network of pregnancy resource centers that began in 1984 with one location near the University of Notre Dame’s campus, has been […]

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Hometown saints: Pilgrims at canonization support local ‘heroes’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the sun rose over the Tiber River, seven banners hanging on the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica depicting the Church’s newest saints were illuminated by […]

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Women must fight clericalism to heal Church, publication says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In response to current scandals, clericalism and the need for reform, Catholic women must take the initiative and make their voices be heard, according to a […]

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Pope asks bishops, young people to drop their prejudices as synod begins

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked bishops to be bold, honest, open-minded, charitable and, especially, prayerful as they begin a three-week meeting on “young people, the faith and vocational […]

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‘Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent’ is theme of Respect Life Month

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Each year the U.S. Catholic Church observes October as Respect Life Month, which calls Catholics “to cherish, defend and protect those who are most vulnerable, from the […]

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Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians have guardian angels to encourage and guide them so they won’t become sluggish on their journey in […]

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Prayer to St. Michael sees resurgence in response to abuse crisis

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In response to the Church abuse crisis, many parishes around the country have been bringing out the big guns in a spiritual sense — calling on St. […]

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Volunteer help with cleanup after Florence called an act of ‘faith, love’

By Kate Turgeon Watson NEW BERN, N.C. (CNS) — Nancy Sciara’s “insides were shaking.” She woke up, she said, unsure of what to expect from the day. Sciara, 84, was […]

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The pope and the martyr: New saints offer youths a road map to holiness

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Catholic Church has its share of young saints who gave witness through their lives that holiness can be attained even at a young age. Others, […]