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Cardinal-designate Gregory thanks pope ‘with grateful, humble heart’

By Mark Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory, installed as Washington’ s archbishop in May 2019, thanked Pope Francis “with a very grateful and humble heart” for naming […]

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‘Split’ Catholic voters try to find dialogue amid rancor

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Both are Catholic, but their views couldn’t have been more different. One woman said she was voting for a particular candidate because of her beliefs against abortion. […]

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Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A divided Senate, in a 52-48 vote, confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as a justice for the Supreme Court the evening of Oct. 26. Soon afterward, she was […]

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Pope announces new cardinals, including US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis announced he will create 13 new cardinals Nov. 28, including Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington. The pope made the announcement at the end […]

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News Briefs: October 25, 2020

Pope repeats call to divert funds from military to fight hunger VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Repeating a call first made by St. Paul VI, Pope Francis urged a global move […]

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Supreme Court to hear cases emerging from administration’s immigration policies

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases stemming from President Donald Trump’s immigration policies related to financing border wall construction and the requirement that asylum-seekers […]

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Parents: Baby miraculously cured in utero, now 5, ‘has changed our life’

By Andy Telli DICKSON, Tenn. (CNS) — Mikey Schachle, who turned 5 in May, climbs onto a stump in the yard of his family’s home in Dickson. He carefully takes […]

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‘Code of silence’ allows domestic abuse to go unchallenged

By Colleen Rowan WHEELING, W.Va. (CNS) — Violence comes in many forms, but its goal is always control, Bishop Mark E. Brennan of Wheeling-Charleston said in his homily at the […]

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News Briefs: October 18, 2020

COVID-19, race, abortion and Supreme Court top issues for Pence, Harris WASHINGTON (CNS) — The COVID-19 pandemic, abortion and the Supreme Court, and race were among the top issues debated […]

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Election novena to begin Oct. 26

FORT WAYNE — Bearing in mind the nation’s challenges and the need for wise, moral, civic leadership, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is offering an electronic “Election Novena” to help Catholics […]

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Face masks deemed expression of faith that deepens safety precaution

LEWES, Del. (CNS) — When Father Brian S. Lewis walked into St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Lewes to celebrate Mass on a recent fall Saturday evening, he was […]

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News Briefs: October 11, 2020

Summit speakers discuss ongoing efforts to combat religious persecution WASHINGTON (CNS) — A digital summit sponsored by In Defense of Christians, “Combating Global Christian Persecution,” showed that the fight against […]