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Children’s well-being sacrificed to adults’ sexual whims, new book says

By Nancy Frasier O’Brien CATONSVILLE, Md. (CNS) — The U.S. government, which once made guarding the well-being of children a top priority, has now abandoned their interests in favor of […]

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Pregame prayer, solid teamwork worked for Loyola, says nun-chaplain

DALLAS (CNS) — A religious sister who is the longtime chaplain of the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team credited the pregame prayer and the players’ solid teamwork for the […]

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‘Hidden jewel’ St. Mary-of-the-Woods now a national landmark

ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. (CNS) — When Katie Spanuello Rahman recalls the campus of her alma mater St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, she paints an idyllic picture. “It was like living in a […]

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Bishops urge action on conscience protection for health care workers

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life and religious freedom committees have asked U.S. Catholics to contact members of Congress and urge them to enact the Conscience […]

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Catholic leaders urge actions to address scourge of gun violence

WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of the tragic attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee […]

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Meet Hamidul Hassan — ‘the luckiest man in the world’

By Nyein Chan After 23 years, four migrations, 12,000 miles and many great hardships, this refugee finally has a home. Imagine the desperation that would drive a person to risk […]

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Observing Lent as a couple? Try a team approach

The 40 days of Lent can seem like a long time, especially if one is giving up a favorite food or video game. It’s helpful to have a friend to […]

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News Briefs: March 4, 2018

Iraqi Catholic leaders urge Christians: Remain steadfast in Lent AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Iraqi Catholic leaders are urging Christians to remain steadfast in this Lenten season as they encounter challenges […]

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Court blocks Trump administration’s effort to end DACA in March

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a blow to the Trump administration’s effort to end a program in March that protects young adults brought to the U.S. […]

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With growing activism on gun violence, will lawmakers act?

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Determination and resolve, mixed with frustration and anger, are guiding a new round of resolute activism to reshape federal gun laws. The drive is fueled largely by […]

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Rev. Graham recalled for deep faith, his invitation to all to know Christ

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Rev. Billy Graham was “a preacher of God’s word not only in his sermons, but also in the very life he lived,” said Cardinal Daniel N. […]

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Lent: Giving up, doing extra, or both, aren’t one size fits all

WASHINGTON (CNS) — People often talk about giving up something for Lent such as candy, soda or more recently, social media, while some commit to doing something extra including praying […]