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News Briefs: October 10, 2021

Preparations underway for global celebrations of World Meeting of Families VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, said diocesan […]

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Migrants, advocates gather at border, call on Biden to help 

By Tony Gutierrez (CNS) — More than 200 supporters gathered on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border near Nogales, Arizona, Sept. 25, the eve of the World Day of Migrants […]

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In retirement, McGraw coaches communities to go on offense against hunger

By Catherine M. Odell NOTRE DAME (CNS) — Much as she did in her 33 years as the University of Notre Dame’s highly successful women’s basketball coach, Muffet McGraw still […]

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News Briefs: October 3, 2021

Vatican: Racial, religious bigotry leads to human rights violations VATICAN CITY (CNS) — World leaders must commit to rooting out the evil of racism, xenophobia and racial discrimination through meaningful […]

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‘We all can do something’ to foster culture of life, love, says archbishop

LINCOLN, Neb. (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee told a Nebraska pro-life conference that “there is legitimate reason to hope” the U.S. Supreme Court may allow […]

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Humane treatment for Haitians urged by Catholic leaders

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee and the head of Catholic Charities USA issued a joint statement Sept. 22 urging humane treatment of Haitians and […]

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Australians: Plenary Council process offers possibilities for world synod

By Peter Rosengren SYDNEY (CNS) — As the Church in Australia prepares for its first Plenary Council since 1937, Church leaders and theologians speculated on what the extensive parish consultation […]

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Cardinal Gregory seals his relationship with the Diocese of Rome

ROME (CNS) —Ten months after Pope Francis inducted him into the College of Cardinals, Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington took possession of his titular church in Rome, the Church […]

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God-centered nature documentary meets crowdfunding goal

WASHINGTON (CNS) — It’s full steam ahead for “The Riot and the Dance,” a nature documentary series more God-centered than what host and executive producer Nathan “N.D.” Wilson calls the […]

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Synodal process looks to hear from voices on the margins of the Church

Pope Francis is inviting Catholics both in the mainstream of Church life and on the margins to voice their dreams, ideas and concerns in preparation for the Synod of Bishops […]

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What do you do with a gift?

By Melanie Lyon If God offered you a gift but you could only keep it for a little while, would you take it? For Mike and Jess Witous, the answer […]

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Be prophets of ‘hope-filled future,’ pope tells young people 

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The world needs prophets and true witnesses of hope in a time of uncertainty and trial, Pope Francis told Catholic young people. In his message for […]