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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 […]

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After shootings, faith leaders ask end to hate speech, urge gun control

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The bells at the Cathedral Guadalupe in the Diocese of Dallas rang 31 times the night of Aug. 7 for those killed in the mass shootings in […]

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Knights give $185 million to charity, 76 million hours in service

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) — In 2018, the Knights of Columbus gave $185.7 million to charity and donated 76.7 million hours of hands-on service. The New Haven-based Catholic fraternal organization […]

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News Briefs: August 18, 2019

Chaldean archbishop: Iraqi Christians face ‘extinction’ unless world acts WASHINGTON (CNS) — Iraqi Christians face “extinction” unless Islam recognizes the fundamental equality of all people and takes steps to overcome […]