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News Briefs: Sept. 15, 2019

Catholic organizations in Florida marshaling aid for Dorian victims MIAMI (CNS) — In the wake of Hurricane Dorian’s brutal blasting of the Bahamas, Catholic organizations in Florida continued to raise […]

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Indianapolis Colts chaplain focuses on players’ lives and faith

By John Shaughnessy INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — As the Catholic chaplain for the Indianapolis Colts, Father Douglas Hunter has access to the training facility, the team meetings and the sidelines during […]

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News Briefs: September 8, 2019

After 2018 agreement, two bishops ordained in China VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The ordination of Bishop Anthony Yao Shun of Jining in China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region was the first […]

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Movie Review: The Peanut Butter Falcon

NEW YORK (CNS) — Film fans generally and viewers of faith in particular will find much to appreciate in the heartwarming drama “The Peanut Butter Falcon” (Roadside). Themes of friendship, […]

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Teen rings in 16th birthday with bells at Indiana parish

By John Shaughnessy CANNELTON, Ind. (CNS) — Tom Huber, former parish council president at St. Michael Parish in Cannelton, was touched by the note he received this summer from a […]

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Annual Marian pilgrimage draws hundreds to abandoned town

CENTRALIA, Pa. (CNS) — About 500 pilgrims came to a small church on the side of a Pennsylvania mountain Aug. 25 to pray for peace. They gathered at Assumption of […]

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Movie Review: Overcomer

NEW YORK (CNS) — “If you want to send a message,” Hollywood stalwart Sam Goldwyn is said to have remarked — with regard to someone’s yen to make a “meaningful” […]

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News Briefs: September 1, 2019

Bangladesh flood victims reel as aid agencies struggle to respond DHAKA, Bangladesh — Weeks after devastating floods affected millions and killed more than 100 people in Bangladesh, many families are […]

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Catholic teens inspire one another to ‘not grow tired’ of abortion fight

By Mike Fitzgerald CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CNS)  — As Planned Parenthood prepares to open Charlotte’s newest abortion facility this summer, pro-life groups are responding by organizing prayer rallies and sidewalk vigils […]

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Pope, bishops urge action to save burning Amazon rainforest

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Describing the Amazon rainforest as “vital for our planet,” Pope Francis joined the region’s bishops in praying for action to extinguish the massive fires burning there. […]

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Accident turned life upside down, faith helped him survive, thrive

By Elizabeth Bachmann WASHINGTON (CNS) — “Guys, I think Brandon is dead.” This is what Brandon Gosselin heard, lying in shock and a pool of his own blood, the left […]

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What Christians need to know about Islam

By David McClamrock David Pinault is a Catholic Christian who has spent his life studying Islam. In his book “The Crucifix on Mecca’s Front Porch: A Christian Companion for the […]