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New film on St. Faustina makes one-night-only debut Oct. 28

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, will have a one-night-only […]

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Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at fall assembly

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking […]

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Kindly lights in gloomy world: Pope declares five new saints

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Saints are people who recognized their need for God’s help, who took risks to discover God’s will and to help others and who nurtured a habit […]

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News Briefs: October 13, 2019

Fetal remains found in rural Illinois have been returned home to Indiana SOUTH BEND, Ind. (CNS) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Oct. 3 he has overseen the return […]

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Founder of Project Rachel named recipient of 2020 Evangelium Vitae Medal

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (CNS) — The University of Notre Dame’s de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture will award its 2020 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Vicki Thorn, founder […]

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Cardinal Newman’s canonization:

Chance for campus groups to ‘reclaim’ name WASHINGTON (CNS) — The upcoming canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman begs the question: Do Catholic college students today even know who Cardinal […]

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Live Feed from EWTN of Canonization of Cardinal Newman

All over the world, people are preparing to celebrate the canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman on Sunday, Oct. 13. FORT WAYNE — This is a time of special grace […]

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China-Vatican accord promotes Church’s pastoral work, speakers say

ROME (CNS) — The provisional agreement signed in 2018 by the Holy See and the Chinese government has “opened the way to the two most important things: pastoral activity and […]

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Woman says vow not to ‘deny Jesus’ was motivation in campus freedom fight

By Sam Lucero GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNS) — As long as she can remember, Polly Olsen, 29, said she has handed out heart-shaped cards on Valentine’s Day. “Basically since I […]

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News Briefs: October 6, 2019

Catholic Charities to award $1 million for innovative anti-poverty efforts WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic Charities USA has unveiled a $1 million award program that officials hope will lead to innovative […]

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For communications day, pope says memories can help unite people

By Paige Hanley VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will highlight the important role of memory and storytelling across generations as a way to bring people together in a world […]

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Study released on sexual harassment among seminarians

LAS VEGAS (CNS) — The University of Notre Dame Sept. 21 released a groundbreaking report that looked at sexual harassment in U.S. Catholic seminaries, revealing that just 6% of seminarians […]