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Lumen Christi Award finalists called examples of ‘how to change world’

CHICAGO (CNS) — Catholic Extension’s finalists for its Lumen Christi Award show “what can happen when we build up and strengthen Catholic faith communities in the poorest parts of the […]

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Packers fan sees game with aid from hospice, diocese

ALLOUEZ, Wis. (CNS) — When David Marosek, who had been battling stage 4 rectal cancer since July 2016, got the news in April his cancer had returned and spread into […]

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Catholic Charities distributes disaster relief to areas hit by Florence

RALEIGH, N.C. (CNS) — The Carolinas were hard hit with record rainfall and flooding rivers from tropical storm Florence since it made landfall Sept. 14. And although the storm was […]

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After meeting pope, cardinal says he’s hopeful about addressing crisis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston struck a determinedly hopeful tone after his long-awaited meeting with Pope Francis to discuss the growing sexual abuse crisis in […]

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Catholic teaching, pastoral response shows hope for those hurt by suicide

By Gina Christian PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — On a November morning in 2008, Father Marc Capizzi had his rosary in hand when he left the rectory at St. Albert the Great […]

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Grandparents have special role in families — evangelizing

By Dan Russo WAVERLY, Iowa (CNS) — Now more than ever, grandparents have an essential role in their families, particularly when it comes to passing on the faith to future […]

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Archbishop Ganswein says abuse crisis is Church’s 9/11

ROME (CNS) — The concern of now-retired Pope Benedict XVI and the promises made by the majority of Church leaders were not able to stop the evil of clerical sexual […]

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Jimmy Carter joins volunteer groups at Habitat for Humanity event

By Catherine M. Odell SOUTH BEND (CNS) — Although stormy skies often interrupted the hammering and sent volunteers ducking for tents, a Habitat for Humanity event in Indiana pulled together […]

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Clear response to abuse crisis is urgently needed, cardinal says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Responding quickly and appropriately to the problem of abuse must be a priority for the Catholic Church, said Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, president of the Vatican’s […]

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Cardinal Wuerl addresses church’s ‘pain, confusion and disillusionment’

By Mark Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Addressing the clergy abuse crisis in the church will require “wider lay engagement, more realized accountability and evident transparency,” said Washington Cardinal Donald W. […]

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News Briefs: September 2, 2018

Faith strengthens marriage, makes love grow, pope says DUBLIN (CNS) — God wants every person to love and be loved, creating a family or community where love is nurtured and […]

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Byzantine bishop calls attack on Indiana priest ‘reprehensible’

By Laura Ieraci MERRILLVILLE (CNS) — The priest who was attacked by an unknown assailant in the sacristy of St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Parish in Merrillville Aug. 20 was admitted […]