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Pope Francis Canonizes Argentina’s First Female Saint

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – St. María Antonia de Paz Figueroa, known as Mama Antula, devoted herself completely to helping others experience God’s closeness and compassion, Pope Francis said after he […]

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Tragic Fire Spotlights Faulty Safeguards for Indiana Renters

Despite the deaths of six children in a South Bend home where code violations are the suspected cause of a recent fire, efforts to protect Indiana renters from unsafe conditions […]

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Lent with ‘The Chosen’

By Sister Hosea Rupprecht (OSV News) – Season 4 of “The Chosen,” the wildly popular series on the life of Jesus that began its existence as a crowd-funded streaming series, […]

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News Briefs: February 11, 2024

Dicastery Warns Changing Words in Sacraments Can Make Them Invalid VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Officials with the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith said they continue to receive reports […]

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News Briefs: February 4, 2024

Ohio Lawmakers Veto Governor Over New Gender Law COLUMBUS, Ohio (OSV News) – Ohio lawmakers voted on Wednesday, January 24, to override Republican Governor Mike DeWine’s recent veto of legislation […]

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Catholic Lawmaker Aims to Help with Disaster Relief

A catastrophic tornado outbreak in Indiana last spring hit close to home for a new Hoosier lawmaker who now has set her sights on changing the way the state responds […]

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Knights of Columbus Remain Steadfast in Ukraine

(OSV News) – As Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine reaches the two-year mark, the Knights of Columbus remain steadfast in bringing relief to vulnerable Ukrainians living in some of the […]

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A Retreat for Couples During National Marriage Week

As the Church and the world prepare to celebrate National Marriage Week (February 7-14) and National Marriage Day (Sunday, February 11), the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ initiative For Your […]

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‘Nuanced Nones’ Challenge Parishes to Be More Outward Facing

(OSV News) – A new study offers a more nuanced take on the nation’s religiously unaffiliated, and the findings show that Catholic parishes need to become more “outward facing” to […]

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News Briefs: January 28, 2024

Bishop Dorsonville of Louisiana Dies Unexpectedly at 63 SCHRIEVER, Louisiana (OSV News) – Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 19, […]

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National March for Life Pledges Solidarity with Moms, Children

(OSV News) – Against gray skies and falling snow, thousands of people flocked to the nation’s capital on Friday, January 19, for the national March for Life, gathering under the theme “With every […]

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New Bishops’ Report Marks Five Top Religious Liberty Concerns

WASHINGTON D.C. (OSV News) – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty, chaired by Bishop Rhoades, released a new report that identifies five top threats to religious […]