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News Briefs: October 20, 2019

Resettlement agencies await final word on refugee number U.S. will allow NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) — The people who help refugees from around the world resettle in the Nashville area and […]

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Top reasons to oppose assisted suicide

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The deadly and dangerous practice of assisted suicide is now legal in five states: Oregon, Washington, Vermont, California and Colorado, and the District of Columbia, the nation’s […]

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Advice offered to confront anxiety over gun violence

By Patricia Montana PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — Firearm attacks have changed society in the United States as mass shootings have become more frequent and the public is forced to face […]

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New film on St. Faustina makes one-night-only debut Oct. 28

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, will have a one-night-only […]

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Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at fall assembly

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking […]

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Kindly lights in gloomy world: Pope declares five new saints

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Saints are people who recognized their need for God’s help, who took risks to discover God’s will and to help others and who nurtured a habit […]

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News Briefs: October 13, 2019

Fetal remains found in rural Illinois have been returned home to Indiana SOUTH BEND, Ind. (CNS) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Oct. 3 he has overseen the return […]

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Founder of Project Rachel named recipient of 2020 Evangelium Vitae Medal

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (CNS) — The University of Notre Dame’s de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture will award its 2020 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Vicki Thorn, founder […]

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Cardinal Newman’s canonization:

Chance for campus groups to ‘reclaim’ name WASHINGTON (CNS) — The upcoming canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman begs the question: Do Catholic college students today even know who Cardinal […]

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Woman says vow not to ‘deny Jesus’ was motivation in campus freedom fight

By Sam Lucero GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNS) — As long as she can remember, Polly Olsen, 29, said she has handed out heart-shaped cards on Valentine’s Day. “Basically since I […]

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News Briefs: October 6, 2019

Catholic Charities to award $1 million for innovative anti-poverty efforts WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic Charities USA has unveiled a $1 million award program that officials hope will lead to innovative […]

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For communications day, pope says memories can help unite people

By Paige Hanley VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will highlight the important role of memory and storytelling across generations as a way to bring people together in a world […]