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News Briefs: November 24, 2019

Catholic leaders thank Rodney Reed supporters, pray for justice WASHINGTON (CNS) — Five days before the scheduled execution of death-row inmate Rodney Reed — who gained attention of Catholic leaders […]

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U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

BALTIMORE (CNS) — During their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops elected new officers and discussed challenges in the Church and the nation. They spoke of their renewed […]

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¡Viva Cristo Rey!

By Sister Theresa Marie Nguyen, OP “Who is this King of glory?”                            – Psalm 24:10 “¡Viva, Cristo […]

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Bishops agree with call to have St. Irenaeus declared doctor of the Church

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops added their assent to a call to have St. Irenaeus declared a doctor of the Church. The action came Nov. 12, the second day […]

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News Briefs: November 17, 2019

Federal judge halts Trump administration conscience protection rule NEW YORK (CNS) — A U.S. District Court judge’s Nov. 6 ruling that halts a Trump administration conscience protection rule for health […]

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Murdered Jesuits inspired a new way of being Church

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The murdered Jesuits in El Salvador, whose legacy is being commemorated around the world Nov. 16, the 30th anniversary of their deaths, were known for their academic […]

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Vatican I’s 150th anniversary: Understanding the council yesterday and today

By Kristin Colberg Dec. 8 will mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the First Vatican Council. On Dec. 8, 1869, more than 700 bishops gathered in St. Peter’s […]

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Papal infallibility: fresh perspectives

By Kristin Colberg The 150th anniversary of the opening of the First Vatican Council will fall on Dec. 8. Most people know little about Vatican I except that it defined […]

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Catholics lead rosary on way to DACA rally outside Supreme Court

By Josephine von Dohlen WASHINGTON (CNS) — As the U.S. Supreme Court justices prepared to hear oral arguments in a case on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program the […]

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Movie review: Midway

By John Mulderig NEW YORK (CNS) — It’s all hands on deck in the vivid fact-based naval epic “Midway” (Lionsgate). In fact, the cast of this historical drama is so […]

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Siblings born two minutes apart continue strong bond as religious sisters

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Benedictine Sisters Jill and Susan Reuber have often shared the same path in life, but their roads to their religious vocations took different turns. They were born […]

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Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn […]