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News Briefs: February 16, 2020

Inviting neighbors to say rosary together leads to community of prayer OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (CNS) — It was an invitation Erin Joerger never expected to receive from a neighbor: “We’re […]

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Videos are a new component to U.S. bishops’ ‘Faithful Citizenship’ guide

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A series of long-planned videos that supplement the U.S. bishops’ quadrennial “Faithful Citizenship” document that provides guidance to voters during a presidential election year have been finalized […]

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Bill aims to help the homeless by removing residency requirement

During his nine years as a township trustee, Jack Sandlin was on the front lines of serving the most vulnerable in his community, including the homeless. The more than 1,000 […]

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Daily prayer is key to Catholics remaining active in church

By Michael Brown TUCSON, Ariz. (CNS) — Robert Feduccia, founding director of the Youth Liturgical Leadership Program at St. Meinrad School of Theology in St. Meinrad, Indiana, made respect for […]

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Mother gives hope by sharing story of adopting out baby boy

By Christina Gray SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — Kathy Folan had many dreams as a young philosophy student at the University of San Francisco in the 1990s. Sharing a stage one […]

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Bill reinforces dignified treatment of human fetal remains after abortion

The grisly discovery last fall of more than 2,000 medically preserved human fetal remains in the possession of a former northern Indiana abortion provider shocked the state and the nation. […]

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Palestinians say Trump peace plan does not bode well for the future

ABOUD, West Bank (CNS) — The pews at the Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Church were full Feb. 2, as children led a procession for the feast of the Presentation […]

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News Briefs: February 9, 2020

Catholic leaders disappointed by ruling limiting immigrant aid WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities USA and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, known as CLINIC, expressed […]

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Equality for all women must include the unborn, says pro-life marcher

By Tim Swift WASHINGTON (CNS) — When Hannah Miller thinks of what it means to be a pro-life woman, the iconic image of the kerchief-clad Rosie the Riveter flexing her […]

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Private school proponents following a flurry of education bills

He calls it the “Indiana education tornado,” and it’s a key element of an equally fast-moving legislative session approaching its halfway point. John Elcesser, who represents the state’s more than […]

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Bryant relied on Catholic faith to see him through tough personal times

CALABASAS, Calif. (CNS) — As the world mourned the loss of basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others killed in a tragic helicopter crash Jan. 26, […]

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News Briefs: February 2, 2020

Priest helping migrants, staff in Guatemala receive death threats WASHINGTON (CNS) — A Catholic priest helping feed and shelter migrants in Central America has filed a complaint with Guatemalan authorities […]