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Women religious launch Advent with the light appearing in darkness

By Katie Rutter BEECH GROVE, Ind. (CNS) — A few purple hangings and an Advent wreath were the only signs of the season in the dark chapel of the Our […]

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News Briefs: Dec. 16, 2018

11th Circuit ruling ‘finally’ ends EWTN court fight over HHS mandate IRONDALE, Ala. (CNS) — The chairman and CEO of the Eternal Word Television Network said the global Catholic media […]

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Sisters sing at National Christmas Tree Lighting

WASHINGTON (CNS) — To hear the voices of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist from Michigan in Washington, the best bet was to listen to them sing […]

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Nation mourns death of 41st president, recalls his life, legacy

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When he was running for re-election in 1992, President George H.W. Bush told Catholic News Service that he believed that a strong religious faith could provide “an […]

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Catholic migrant advocates have mixed reaction to border events

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — The chaotic scene in Tijuana Nov. 25 — when migrants, including women and children, were repelled from the U.S. border with tear gas — prompted the […]

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CDC report shows continued decline in U.S. abortion rate

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The abortion rate in the United States continues to decline, as do the number of abortions overall, according to a report issued Nov. 21 by the federal […]

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News Briefs: November 25, 2018

Summer’s Encuentro a ‘balm for the wounded,’ says archbishop BALTIMORE (CNS) — San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller said on the last day of the fall meeting of U.S. bishops in […]

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Bishops hear frank presentations, discussion on abuse crisis

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said Nov. 14 he had opened the bishops’ fall general assembly “expressing some […]

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Army of volunteers provides turkey, all the trimmings for those in need

By Ann M. Augherton ARLINGTON, Va. (CNS) — Picture the first Thanksgiving: a community coming together, one person bringing the fowl, another the bread, others sharing the fruits of their […]

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Bishops overwhelmingly approve pastoral letter against racism

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops overwhelmingly approved a pastoral letter against racism Nov. 14 during their fall general meeting at Baltimore. The document, “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring […]

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Pope offers prayers for victims of wildfires; death toll climbs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNS) — Cal Fire officials reported that the death toll had reached 77 in the Camp Fire north of Sacramento, one of the deadliest blazes in the state. […]

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National appeal supports elderly Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests

WASHINGTON — The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 8-9 in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office in Washington, […]