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News Briefs: March 27, 2022

Pope to consecrate Russia, Ukraine to Mary VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary during a penitential prayer service in […]

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Nonstop bombing, exploding buildings: Priest describes Mariupol attacks

By Jonathan Luxmoore WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – A Ukrainian priest described escaping from his bombed-out parish in Mariupol and said he still hopes some Catholics will survive the relentless Russian […]

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Schools use CRS Rice Bowls to join in aiding millions

Lent began a little later by the calendar date, but the penitential season still provides opportunities to make sacrifices. The nostalgia of the small, foldable paper boxes that rest on […]

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Pope: ‘There is no justification’ for ‘sacrilegious’ war on Ukraine

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis again condemned Russia’s war on Ukraine, calling it a “senseless massacre” and “sacrilegious” attack on human life. “Sadly, the violent aggression against Ukraine does […]

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Legislative session saw progress in protecting most vulnerable 

From backing a pro-life bill that passed the General Assembly to helping to halt a measure that would have taken financial advantage of the poor, the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) […]

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News Briefs: March 20, 2022

Russian Catholic: Current ‘situation very like the atheist Soviet Union’ WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – A Catholic professor said Russia’s clergy fear arrest if they question the war against Ukraine and […]

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Love of drawing leads to national recognition for Utah Catholic

By Linda Peterson SPRINGVILLE, Utah (CNS) – A love of drawing and an affinity for the art of doodling has led Gabby Gauchay to an unexpected vocation as well as […]

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Non-public schools face one disappointment this session but mostly fly under radar 

The final chapter of the 2022 legislative session stopped short of the rewrite that advocates for non-public schools were aiming for in implementing a new school choice program for the […]

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News Briefs: March 13, 2022

Archbishop urges ‘sensitive’ care for families of U.S. troops now in Europe WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – In the midst of pastoral visits to Wyoming and Colorado, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio […]

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Bishop in Ukraine fears Russia could brand priests, nuns as spies

WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – Church leaders in embattled Ukraine have warned that foreign missionaries could be targeted by attacking forces, while many could be branded “NATO spies” if Russia occupies […]

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New report highlights Tigray atrocities, says Ethiopia could face famine

By Frederick Nzwili NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) – As Catholic officials in Tigray continue to call for meaningful peace talks and an end to atrocities and the humanitarian aid blockade, an […]

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Cookbook for Lent offers much more than just delicious recipes

“The Lenten Cookbook” by David Geisser and Scott Hahn. Sophia Institute Press (Manchester, New Hampshire, 2022). 224 pp., $29.95. Just in time for the penitential season of Lent, this beautifully […]