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New loan product preys on low-income persons

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal to expand short-term loan products that prey on low-income persons advanced in the Indiana House. The Indiana Catholic Conference opposed the proposal. House Bill 1319 would […]

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USCCB president calls for prayer after pair of school shootings

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called for prayers for the victims killed and injured in a pair of school shootings in Kentucky and Texas. In a […]

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Dreamer wants Congress to save DACA so she can minister at her parish

DREAMers: Countdown to crisis By Ruby Thomas and Jessica Able SPRINGFIELD, Ky. (CNS) — Holding the Lectionary high, Mirna Lozano processed into St. Dominic Church in late October during the […]

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Celebrating Mass for Eagles, Patriots a joy for East Coast priests

By Matthew Davis ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Catholic coaches and players of the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles have clear game plans for making Sunday Mass in the […]

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Retired Archbishop Buechlein of Indianapolis dies at age 79

ST. MEINRAD, Ind. (CNS) — Retired Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis, a Benedictine priest for 53 years, died Jan. 25 at age 79. His death was reported by St. […]

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Nutrition eligibility plan for reformed drug felons passes Senate

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal to lift a ban on nutrition program eligibility for reformed drug felons advanced in the Senate. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the measure. Indiana is one […]

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Basilica title honors church’s role in diocese, nation’s founding

By Zoey Maraist ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CNS) — The Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments declared St. Mary Church in Alexandria a minor basilica, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of […]

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Diocesan teens, young adults show up in force for national March for Life

Youth and young adults from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were among those represented at the 2018 national March for Life in Washington, D.C., fighting for the youngest of […]

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Laity taking their rightful place in pro-life work, ministry

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Building a culture of life is not solely the work of bishops and ordained clergy. Laypeople take the lead in diocesan and parish settings, and in independent […]

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National March for Life Coverage HERE!

Coverage from EWTN     MARCH FOR LIFE Live and complete coverage of the most important pro-life event of the year: the annual March For Life in Washington DC. Friday, […]

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Walls between respect life, social justice camps tumble down

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When Cardinal Joseph L. Bernardin offered the idea that the Church could approach its concern for protecting human dignity in tackling abortion, euthanasia, poverty and peace under […]

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Catholics condemn ‘racist’ comments attributed to president

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Some Catholics said it was more important to look at the sentiment, not the vulgarity of the words the president of the United States allegedly used to […]