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News Briefs: May 31, 2020

Wonder at gift of creation opens human hearts to prayer, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The mystery and wonder of God’s creation can open the hearts of men and […]

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In the memory of horror and pain, Salvadorans overcome massacre with faith

SAN JOSE LAS FLORES, El Salvador (CNS) — They greet each other like family members who haven’t seen one another in a while, a big smile when one of them […]

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Called to serve: Tebbe exemplifies a life of witness for the Church

Glenn Tebbe has always viewed his life as a calling. And most of the time, according to his wife of nearly 49 years, the calls have been quite literal. Laura […]

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Once he retires, NFL quarterback to coach at Catholic high school

By Rob Herbst FAIRHOPE, Ala. (CNS) — Philip Rivers said he fulfilled one childhood dream by playing quarterback in the NFL. He’ll soon fulfill another by coaching high school football. […]

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Catholic educators wonder how to restart the next school year

By Tom Tracy WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) — Education leaders imagining how Catholic schools will safely reopen this fall agree on two things: different decisions will be made according […]

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News Briefs: May 17, 2020

Divided court reexamines insurance coverage of contraceptives WASHINGTON (CNS) — The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed divided May 6 over Trump administration rules that give employers more ability […]

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Volume on assisted reproduction falls short on moral considerations

By Patrick T. Brown It might seem like another lifetime ago, but bioethical questions about the beginning of life used to regularly be topics of national discussion and controversy. Even […]

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Local company produces film on Lakota Sioux spiritualist

In an age when television shows frequently contain objectionable content, it can be refreshing for Catholics to find a program that features a person’s quest for godliness amid extreme hardship. […]

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News Briefs: May 10, 2020

Few sermons mention abortion in U.S. Christianity, Pew finds WASHINGTON (CNS) — The percentage of sermons about abortion is in the single digits, according to a Pew Research Center study, […]

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Indiana priests bring ‘power of the sacraments’ to the dying

RICHMOND, Ind. (CNS) — Robert Muldoon was close to death, infected with the coronavirus, as he waited for a visit from Dominican Father Patrick Hyde. When the priest greeted him […]

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Church life to reflect safe practices when public Masses resume

CLEVELAND (CNS) — When public Masses and the celebration of the sacraments resume in dioceses where they were suspended, the look and feel of worship are not expected to be […]

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Pandemic highlights disparities in ethnic communities

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Tanya Granillo de Vasquez thought that if the novel coronavirus were to enter her apartment in Uniondale, New York, it would be because of her husband Juan, […]