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Bill seeks to simplify health care advance planning, ease burden for patients and families 

As COVID-19 continues to spotlight the importance of health care and end-of-life decision-making like never before, advance directive legislation moving forward at the Statehouse may make it easier for Hoosiers […]

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Boulder officer recalled as ‘man of character,’ ‘loving father’

BOULDER, Colo. (CNS) — Officer Eric Talley, an 11-year veteran of the Boulder Police Department, was the first to arrive at the scene of a mass shooting at a King […]

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Legislation would eliminate licensing requirement to carry handguns

Lawmakers are considering a measure that would make Indiana the 17th state to allow individuals to carry a handgun without a license — a move opposed by many in the […]

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Catholic leaders speak out against violence toward Asian Americans

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the days following the March 16 shootings in Atlanta that left eight people dead, including six Asian American women, protests and vigils took place around the […]

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News Briefs: March 28, 2021

Pope elevates Ireland’s national Knock Shrine to international status DUBLIN (CNS) — Pope Francis has elevated the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Knock to the status of an International […]

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Effects of veto override hits home for vulnerable Hoosier renters

While federal COVID-19 relief efforts are offering hope to the most economically disadvantaged in Indiana, hundreds of Hoosier families are still facing eviction each week following the state legislature’s action […]

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Cacao Alliance creates jobs in El Salvador

Glendy Fernández de Valle, 33 and her daughter Hazel Valle, 11, live in Altavista, San Martín, San Salvador, El Salvador, where they run their family cacao business called Tetonalli. Tetonalli […]

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News Briefs: March 21, 2021

Catholic nonprofit will honor women religious who died of COVID-19 CHICAGO (CNS) — Chicago-based Catholic Extension plans to help 1,000 women religious with grants in memory of a group of […]

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Bishops: Relief will help many; lack of Hyde protections ‘unconscionable’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law March 11 by President Joe Biden, will provide relief to Americans in need amid the pandemic, but […]

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ICC offers tools for public advocacy at state, federal levels

While gearing up for a busy second half of the 2021 legislative session, the Indiana Catholic Conference is also giving voice to important national issues and urging the faithful to […]

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News Briefs: March 14, 2021

Gomez: U.S. bishops’ working group set up last November completes work WASHINGTON (CNS) — A special working group of the U.S. bishops formed last November to deal with conflicts that […]

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Bishops address Johnson & Johnson vaccine

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, approved Feb. 27 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, raises moral concerns because it was “was developed, tested […]