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Study released on sexual harassment among seminarians

LAS VEGAS (CNS) — The University of Notre Dame Sept. 21 released a groundbreaking report that looked at sexual harassment in U.S. Catholic seminaries, revealing that just 6% of seminarians […]

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October is Respect Life Month

By the Most Reverend Joseph F. Nauman My dear friends in Christ: Each October during Respect Life Month, the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops launches a new cycle of the […]

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Notre Dame hosts expert panel on clergy sex abuse crisis

The annual University of Notre Dame Forum on topics of importance began its 2019-20 season with the difficult issue of clergy sex abuse in a Sept. 25 keynote panel entitled […]

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Vatican temporarily suspends decree on Indianapolis Jesuit high school

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education temporarily lifted a decree that had taken away the Catholic status of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis. The decree was […]

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News Briefs: September 29, 2019

Letters to Blessed John Henry Newman show his role as pastor, evangelist OXFORD, England (CNS) — Thousands of documents relating to England’s 19th-century convert-cardinal, Blessed John Henry Newman, are being […]

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Indiana, Illinois launch investigation

INDIANAPOLIS — The story of 2,246 aborted fetal remains found at the Illinois home of late abortion doctor Ulrich Klopfer continues to unfold. From medical records found in close proximity […]

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News briefs for Sept. 22, 2019

Cruise ship to deliver aid to Bahamas, bring evacuees to Florida MIAMI (CNS) — A second Florida-to-Bahamas round-trip humanitarian cruise was set to sail the weekend of Sept. 14, weather-permitting, […]

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Abuse crisis, leadership failure impacts Church giving

By Brian Fraga The Catholic Church in the United States has spent a staggering amount of money — close to $4 billion in the past 20 years — to investigate, […]

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Indian Days brings together diverse tribes to celebrate customs, faith

By Elizabeth Boo Neuberger BROWNING, Mont. (CNS) — For nearly 70 years, the Blackfeet Nation has hosted its annual Indian Days in Browning in the northwestern corner of Montana. Every […]

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Court allows Trump administration to bar asylum-seekers for now

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Supreme Court issued an unsigned order late Sept. 11 that will temporarily allow the Trump administration to enforce its new rule preventing many Central American migrants […]

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Central Americans want to stay home; development programs help that happen

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Vanessa Urbina understands how young people in Central America, not seeing an opportunity for work or a good education, could be attracted to make the dangerous trip […]

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Dorian recovery work shows ‘we are your brother’s keeper,’ says volunteer

By Tom Tracy MIAMI (CNS) — As catastrophic as Hurricane Dorian was, the characteristic optimism of Bahamians will help soften the painful recovery to come, according to a hurricane-preparedness volunteer […]