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News Briefs: May 29, 2022

San Francisco prelate says no Communion for Pelosi over her abortion stand WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – San Francisco’s archbishop declared on May 20 that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is […]

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News Briefs: May 22, 2022

Cardinal Zen says he’s fine; detentions provoke outcry HONG KONG (CNS) – Cardinal Joseph Zen, retired bishop of Hong Kong, reassured Catholics that he is fine after being detained and […]

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Learn from new saints, pope tells French young people

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The lives of France’s newest saints can inspire young people to persevere and hope amid difficulties and trying times, Pope Francis said. Meeting with young people […]

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Oberammergau Passion Play is stressful, but pulls people together

By Gunther Simmermacher Next time, Jesus would like to be a villain. That is a role one of the two actors portraying Christ in the Oberammergau Passion Play in Germany […]

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News Briefs: May 15, 2022

‘Witnesses of hope’: N.Y. delegation visits Ukraine, bordering countries NEW YORK (CNS) – New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said he was surprised and inspired by Ukrainians he met when […]

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Pro-life advocacy groups plan next steps after abortion opinion leak

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Although many pro-life groups immediately reacted positively to the news that the majority of Supreme Court justices seem set to overturn the court’s Roe v. Wade […]

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News Briefs: May 8, 2022

Catholic leaders thankful for Melissa Lucio’s stay of execution WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Catholic leaders were thankful that death-row inmate Melissa Lucio was granted a last-minute stay of execution on […]

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Catholic immigration advocates push for reform on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Leaders in Hispanic Catholic ministry who gathered in Washington, D.C. from April 26-30 for a national meeting used the occasion to head to the halls of […]

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Newly found Maryland site reveals clues about Catholic colonists

By Zoey Maraist ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. (CNS) – While English colonists who arrived in the New World were looking for greater opportunities, many of the Catholic colonists who arrived […]

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Pilgrims seek St. Junipero Serra’s intercession for California

By Valerie Schmalz SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) – A trio of young adults and their dog Laika walked more than 800 miles in the footsteps of St. Junipero Serra on a […]

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Advocate Deirdre McQuade, 53, helped communicate bishops’ pro-life message

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (CNS) — Longtime pro-life advocate Deirdre McQuade, who for more than a decade shared perspectives of U.S. bishops’ and the Catholic Church’s teaching on the sanctity of life, […]

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News Briefs: May 1, 2022

Vatican officials in U.S to study alleged miracles in Father Tolton’s cause QUINCY, Ill. (CNS) – The local ABC-TV affiliate in Quincy, where Father Augustus Tolton grew up and is […]