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News Briefs: February 18, 2019

Two Mexican priests killed in ambush MEXICO CITY — Two priests were gunned down as they returned from Candlemas celebrations in a corner of Mexico rife with drug cartel violence […]

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DREAMers: Countdown to crisis

Dreamer says being DACA recipient is her motivation to run, raise money By Aprille Hanson LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (CNS) — Erika Nava will not slow down. Whether she’s running for […]

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Q-and-A on faith leaders’ letter on beauty of ‘God-given sexual identity’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In December, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage and three other Catholic bishops […]

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Abortion regulation bill passes Senate, moves to House

INDIANAPOLIS — A bill to enhance Indiana’s informed consent law for abortion has passed the Senate and now moves to the House for further consideration, as the Indiana General Assembly […]

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Redesigned USCCB website promotes, supports marriage

WASHINGTON — National Marriage Week USA and World Marriage Day are opportunities “to focus on building a culture of life and love that begins with supporting and promoting marriage and […]

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Soup dinner and no dessert? Valentine’s Day Ash Wednesday-style

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Many people looking at their February calendars are doing a double-take, with Ash Wednesday falling on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. The two days, steeped in tradition, don’t […]

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Religious vocations continue to blossom within the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious released findings from its annual survey of the communities whose major superiors (or those analogous to a major superior) […]

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News Briefs: Feb. 4, 2018

Lord’s Prayer: Germans stick with wording; Italians to change at Mass ROME (CNS) — After special study, the German bishops’ conference decided to stick with the traditional wording in the […]

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New loan product preys on low-income persons

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal to expand short-term loan products that prey on low-income persons advanced in the Indiana House. The Indiana Catholic Conference opposed the proposal. House Bill 1319 would […]

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USCCB president calls for prayer after pair of school shootings

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called for prayers for the victims killed and injured in a pair of school shootings in Kentucky and Texas. In a […]

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Dreamer wants Congress to save DACA so she can minister at her parish

DREAMers: Countdown to crisis By Ruby Thomas and Jessica Able SPRINGFIELD, Ky. (CNS) — Holding the Lectionary high, Mirna Lozano processed into St. Dominic Church in late October during the […]

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Celebrating Mass for Eagles, Patriots a joy for East Coast priests

By Matthew Davis ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Catholic coaches and players of the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles have clear game plans for making Sunday Mass in the […]