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News Briefs: May 26, 2024

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage Begins BEMIDJI, Minnesota (OSV News) – A two-day regional Eucharistic congress May 17-18 in the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota, preceded the launch of the Marian Route of […]

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‘Chosen’ Actor Says to Find True Success, Serve God First

BY RICHARD SZCZEPANOWSKI WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – Actor Jonathan Roumie urged graduates of The Catholic University of America on Saturday, May 11, to represent Jesus Christ to the world, […]

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News Briefs: May 19, 2024

Eucharistic Congress Includes Priest, Deacon Tracks INDIANAPOLIS (OSV News) – A special track just for priests has been added to the schedule of the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis from […]

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Pope Proclaims 2025 Holy Year, Saying People Need Truth, Goodness, Hope

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In the run-up to the Holy Year 2025, Pope Francis appealed to the world’s Christians to become joyful heralds of hope in a world marked by […]

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‘Wildcat’ A Reminder of O’Connor’s Enduring Attraction

(OSV News) – Ethan Hawke knows “Wildcat,” his film about the life and imagination of Southern writer Flannery O’Connor, which was released on Friday, May 3, is unlikely to attract […]

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News Briefs: May 12, 2024

Pope Urges Reparation to the Sacred Heart VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The spiritual practice of reparation “may be somewhat forgotten or wrongly judged obsolete” today, but it is essential for […]

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Bishop Rhoades: Health Care ‘Must Be Grounded in Truth’

In a statement released by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday, April 30, Bishop Rhoades spoke out about new health care regulations from the Biden administration that will […]

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Pope Implores Young People to ‘Walk Together with Others’

VENICE, Italy (CNS) – Visiting a lagoon of tiny islands, canals, and narrow walkways for one day, Pope Francis moved around Venice by boat, bridge, and electric golf cart. The […]

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News Briefs: May 5, 2024

Pier Giorgio Frassati’s Canonization Reportedly ‘on the Horizon’ in 2025 During an assembly of the Italian Catholic Action in late April, Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Dicastery for the […]

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Social Doctrine, Policy Positions, and Heavenly Citizenship

In the leadup to Indiana’s primary elections on Tuesday, May 7, and the general elections in November, the bishops of the United States, including Bishop Rhoades, are urging the faithful […]

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Last Survivor of Pearl Harbor Attack Remembered for Love of God, Country

(OSV News) – By any measure, Louis Anthony “Lou” Conter, a Catholic hero of World War II who died at age 102 on Monday, April 1, at his home in […]

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News Briefs: April 28, 2024

U.S. House Passes Aid to Ukraine Bill PHILADELPHIA (OSV News) – Ukrainian Catholics in the United States are breathing a sigh of relief and prayers of gratitude after a bill […]