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News Briefs: March 31, 2024

U.S. Bishops Ask Faithful to Pray for End to Israel-Hamas war WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairman of the […]

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End of Legislative Session Includes Nod to Eucharistic Congress

The conclusion of the 2024 legislative session saw numerous highlights for the Indiana Catholic Conference, including the General Assembly’s recognition of the upcoming National Eucharistic Congress, which will be held […]

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Eucharistic Revival’s ‘Invite One Back’ Initiative Helps Parishes Reach Lapsed Catholics

By Lauretta Brown (OSV News) – What would happen if clergy and parish leaders personally reached out to Catholics who have stopped attending Mass to invite them to come back, […]

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Pope Sets Groups to Study Most Controversial Issues Raised at Synod

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has decided that some of the most controversial issues raised at the first assembly of the Synod of Bishops on synodality will be examined by […]

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News Briefs: March 24, 2024

U.S. Bishops Urge Prayer as Court to Hear Cases on Abortion Pill WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – As the Supreme Court prepares to take up two cases on access to […]

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American Rose Hawthorne One Step Closer to Sainthood

(OSV News) – Losing a young child. Struggling in a troubled marriage with an alcoholic husband. Separating, beginning a nursing career in midlife, downsizing to a rental apartment, and becoming […]

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Senate Resolution Condemns Physician-Assisted Suicide

After the latest effort to push for physician-assisted suicide in Indiana failed at the Statehouse, some lawmakers took the extra step of issuing a resolution condemning the practice to help […]

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News Briefs: March 17, 2024

On Good Friday, Catholics Urged to Support Middle East Christians VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis plans to launch a humanitarian project in Gaza or the West Bank with the […]

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Local Author Shares Wisdom into Marian Apparitions

Recently, Our Sunday Visitor released a revised and expanded fourth edition of “Those Who Saw Her: Apparitions of Mary” by local author Catherine M. Odell. Catherine and her husband, Bill, are active […]

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Countdown to the Congress

Headed to Indianapolis This Summer for the National Eucharistic Congress? Here’s What to Expect (OSV News) – The tens of thousands of Catholics planning to attend the five-day 10th National […]

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Feeding America CEO Named 2024 Recipient of Laetare Medal

Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America, has been named the recipient of the University of Notre Dame’s 2024 Laetare Medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics. […]

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Contraceptive Legislation Raises Moral Issues, Health Concerns

A bill aimed at providing low-income women with long-acting contraceptives in the hospital immediately following childbirth has generated numerous concerns for pro-life advocates, including the Indiana Catholic Conference. House Bill […]