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Despite invasion, nuns say they’ll remain in Ukraine to serve the people

By Gina Christian PHILADELPHIA, PA (CNS) – Women religious in Ukraine are facing Russia’s full-scale invasion of that nation with determined faith and a commitment to service. Two sisters of […]

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News Briefs: March 6, 2022

Ending conflict requires dialogue; Vatican ready to help, cardinal says VATICAN CITY – The Vatican is ready to facilitate negotiations between Russia and Ukraine, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary […]

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Pro-life priorities top ICC agenda as legislative session nears end

Promoting the dignity of life is at the heart of key legislation the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) continues to track in the pivotal final days of the 2022 General Assembly.  […]

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News Briefs: February 27, 2022

Celibacy not ‘divine law’ for priests, but promotes holiness, speakers say VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The requirement that most priests in the Latin rite of the Catholic Church be celibate […]

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Environmental advocates find unfavorable climate at Statehouse

After key legislation on climate change and solar energy failed to advance at the Indiana Statehouse, Catholics concerned about the environment are renewing their efforts to shine a light on […]

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Stations remind faithful of Christ’s perfect example, depth of his love

By Katie Peterson NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) – From partaking in the sacrament of reconciliation to fasting to choosing what to give up, Lent is full of traditions that Catholics around […]

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Students, missionaries build the Church at Michigan college

In regions where massive amounts of snow are a part of life for months out of the year, people who reside in those climates simply learn to live with and […]

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ICC opposes bill that would place limits on charitable bail funds 

The Indiana Catholic Conference is challenging a bill recently passed by the Indiana Senate that would restrict the ability of charitable groups to cover bail costs for people awaiting trial […]

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News Briefs: February 20, 2022

Pope restructures the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith VATICAN CITY (CNS) – As part of ongoing measures to reform the Roman Curia, Pope Francis has approved restructuring the […]

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Detroit-area Ukrainian Americans pray for peace in homeland

By Daniel Meloy SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (CNS) – As Russian military forces continued to assemble along the Russia-Ukraine border, U.S. President Joe Biden and other world leaders looked for a potential […]

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Golden retriever, her owner share joy with students 

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) – The golden retriever named Millie slowly crossed the classroom, heading straight for the high school student who sat alone, looking stressed and anxious. When she reached the […]

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Renewing wedding vows as a family ‘only strengthens the bond,’ says son

By Dan Russo DUBUQUE, Iowa (CNS) – David and Gwen Bormann met in a creamery in 1971. Like aged cheese, the flavor of their love has gotten better over time. […]