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News Briefs: August 7, 2022

Court: Catholic school has right to hire staff who uphold church doctrine CHICAGO (CNS) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago said on July 28 […]

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Pro-life Hoosiers rally for unborn babies and their mothers

On July 26, President of Indiana Right to Life Mike Fichter stood before 1,200 pro-life Hoosiers packed in an atrium of the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis and on two balconies […]

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Special legislative session offers ‘historic opportunity’ to protect unborn, support mothers and children

As lawmakers gathered this week at the Indiana Statehouse amid the clamor of competing voices over the future of abortion in Indiana, the Catholic Church called for a united effort […]

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Gathering in Owensboro, Ky., ‘feels like ‘home,’ say Asian Catholic leaders

By Elizabeth Wong Barnstead OWENSBORO, Ky. (CNS) — Sister Myrna Tordillo expressed her hope for the participants at the National Catholic Burmese-American Conference in Owensboro: “That they continue to live […]

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Returning moccasins, pope apologizes for church role in residential schools

MASKWACIS, Alberta (CNS) — The first step of Pope Francis’ “penitential pilgrimage” to Canada involved him returning two pairs of children’s moccasins. The little shoes were not among the Indigenous […]

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Former assistant fire chief aims to create ‘sense of hope’ in 9/11 memoir

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – One of the most vivid memories for those who experienced 9/11 firsthand is the weather that day. A high pressure system produced sunny, intensely clear skies […]

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Cross Catholic Outreach is helping feed Ukrainians, providing other aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – “We call ourselves the first suppliers of first responders,” said Jim Cavnar, president of Cross Catholic Outreach. Based in Boca Raton, Florida, the international Catholic charity […]

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News Briefs: July 24, 2022

House bill to codify Roe is ‘unjust, extreme,’ say USCCB WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – The chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees said a measure passed by the House on July […]

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Catholic Media Association announces awards at convention

Today’s Catholic received seven awards at the annual Catholic Media Association Conference. The awards are: Best Annual Report – Catholic Non-Profit Organization: First Place Catholic Community Foundation Annual Report 2021 […]

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National honor for composers hymn is ‘a tremendous gift’

By Jay Nies JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (CNS) – A fellow member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Choir in Columbia, Missouri, approached Kate Basi after practice. “I wanted you […]

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News Briefs: July 10, 2022

USCCB committee chairmen raise concerns on proposed changes to Title IX WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – The chairmen of three U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees are raising concerns over a […]

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Pope to visit Canada, limiting participation to one hour at various events

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Perhaps signaling some improvement in Pope Francis’ painful knee, the Vatican announced June 23 that he will visit Canada in late July. However, the Canadian bishops […]