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Pro-life leaders urged to persevere, continue to teach truth ‘with love’

By Jessica Able LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CNS) — Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, told diocesan pro-life leaders gathered in Louisville Aug. 5-7 that they are part of the […]

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Beyond prayers, U.S. bishops stress action after deadly shootings

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 3 and 4, several U.S. bishops expressed their support and prayers for victims […]

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Pope Francis joins prayers for victims of bloody weekend in U.S.

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 29 dead and dozens injured in Texas and […]

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Enhancing, strengthening Catholic family life focus of symposium

A symposium on Catholic family life attracted 30 experts in theology, social sciences and family life to the University of Notre Dame July 19-21 to discuss ideas for enhancing the […]

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Catholic leaders object to reinstatement of federal death penalty

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The July 25 announcement by the Justice Department that it is reinstating the federal death penalty for the first time in 16 years was unwelcome news for […]

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Pastoral Migratoria trains how to accompany new immigrants

By Michelle Martin CHICAGO (CNS) — More than two dozen representatives from 13 dioceses around the United States joined regulars from the Archdiocese of Chicago outside the U.S. Immigration and […]

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Ave Explores project takes in-depth look at important Church topics

NOTRE DAME — Following a successful pilot project last fall, Ave Maria Press has announced the next edition of Ave Explores — an initiative aimed at helping everyday Catholics better […]

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Catholic education is ‘most important thing’ Church needs, speaker says

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The keynote address at an annual conference for Catholic educators embracing classical Catholic education reinforced that what they are doing is important. “If we don’t get Catholic […]

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‘We are our sisters’ keeper’: Women of formation house live ‘radical love’ and ‘vocation of woman’

In Acts 2:42, the early Christian community is described as “devot[ing] themselves to the teaching of the Apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of the bread and […]

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‘We need a habitat on the moon,’ says former NASA flight director

By Jo Ann Zuniga and James Ramos HOUSTON (CNS) — Upcoming space travel plans need to include living on the moon, similar to scientific habitats in the Arctic and Antarctica, […]

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Poor Clare marks silver jubilee; she traded hoops for life of prayer

By Elizabeth A. Elliott ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CNS) — The last time Poor Clare Sister Rose Marie of the Queen of Angels hugged her mom or other family members was in 1994 […]

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Detroit Catholics help save iconic Ontario church

By Dan Meloy WINDSOR, Ontario (CNS) — Detroiters might soon notice a bronze glow on the horizon as they stare south across the Detroit River. Across the river from historic […]