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News Briefs: October 30, 2022

Vatican, China Renew Agreement on Appointing Bishops VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Saying it is committed to “respectful dialogue” with China’s communist government and to “fostering the mission of the Catholic […]

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New York Priest and Longtime Notre Dame Professor, Msgr. John Meier, Dies

YONKERS, N.Y. (CNS) — A funeral Mass was celebrated on Oct. 22 at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers for Msgr. John P. Meier, a Scripture scholar, professor, and indefatigable writer […]

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Cardinal Gregory Blesses Shrine’s Replacement of Vandalized Mary Statue

BY RICHARD SZCZEPANOWSKI WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) — Ten months after a marble statue of Our Lady of Fatima in the Rosary Walk and Garden outside the Basilica of the National […]

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News Briefs: October 23, 2022

Texas Death-Row Inmate Takes Plea for DNA Testing to Supreme Court WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – In oral arguments on Oct. 11, the Supreme Court considered the case of Texas inmate […]

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Pope Announces a Second Session for Synod Of Bishops Assembly

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Saying he did not want to rush the process of discerning how the Holy Spirit is calling the Church to grow in “synodality,” Pope Francis announced […]

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Catholics Work to Help Venezuelans Expelled to Mexico Under Title 42

MEXICO CITY (CNS) – Catholics working with migrants have mobilized to assist Venezuelans who are arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in record numbers, but are being expelled back to Mexico […]

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Vatican Calls Catholics, Hindus to Work Together to Counter Tensions

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – At a time when tensions are growing, fueled by “blatant misuse of social media” and by political manipulation, Catholics and Hindus are called to teach personal […]

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Catholic Mobilizing Network Honors Advocates Working to End Death Penalty

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) — At an Oct. 10 ceremony at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C. Catholic advocates working to bring an end to the death penalty acknowledged leaders in […]

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With Roe overturned, March Will Focus on Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Jeanne Mancini wants it to be clear: The national March for Life in Washington, D.C. will continue even with the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. […]

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Nicaraguans Fleeing Ortega Regime Settle in Indianapolis, Tell Story

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) – Lucia has known turmoil and unrest in her home country of Nicaragua from the time she was a toddler in the late 1970s when Daniel Ortega and […]

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News Briefs: October 16, 2022

USCCB, Military Archdiocese Oppose VA’s Proposed Abortion Services Rule  WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Archdiocese for the Military Services have filed a joint […]

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Parish Checks on Health, Safety of Church and School Families Following Ian

FORT MYERS, Fla. (CNS) – If it’s all about timing, then historic St. Francis Xavier Church in downtown Fort Myers got it just right with the completion of a much-needed […]