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Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 26th World Day of the Sick February, 11, 2018

Mater Ecclesiae: “Behold, your son… Behold, your mother. And from that hour the disciple took her into his home.” (Jn 19:26-27) Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Church’s service to the […]

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Retired Archbishop Buechlein of Indianapolis dies at age 79

ST. MEINRAD, Ind. (CNS) — Retired Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis, a Benedictine priest for 53 years, died Jan. 25 at age 79. His death was reported by St. […]

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News Briefs: January 28, 2018

Cardinal, archbishop praise HHS conscience protection policies WASHINGTON (CNS)— New policies put in place by the civil rights office of the federal Department of Health and Human Services won praise […]

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Nutrition eligibility plan for reformed drug felons passes Senate

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal to lift a ban on nutrition program eligibility for reformed drug felons advanced in the Senate. The Indiana Catholic Conference supports the measure. Indiana is one […]

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Basilica title honors church’s role in diocese, nation’s founding

By Zoey Maraist ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CNS) — The Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments declared St. Mary Church in Alexandria a minor basilica, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of […]

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In Chile and Peru, pope tackles tough issues, urges compassion, unity

LIMA, Peru (CNS) — Pope Francis tackled politically charged issues during his weeklong visit to Chile and Peru, decrying human trafficking, environmental destruction, corruption and organized crime in speeches before […]

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Diocesan teens, young adults show up in force for national March for Life

Youth and young adults from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were among those represented at the 2018 national March for Life in Washington, D.C., fighting for the youngest of […]

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News Briefs: January 21, 2018

Catholic school founder among mudslides’ fatalities in California MONTECITO, Calif. (CNS) — The founder of a Catholic school in Ventura is among the fatalities caused by mudslides in Southern California, […]

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Laity taking their rightful place in pro-life work, ministry

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Building a culture of life is not solely the work of bishops and ordained clergy. Laypeople take the lead in diocesan and parish settings, and in independent […]

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National March for Life Coverage HERE!

Coverage from EWTN     MARCH FOR LIFE Live and complete coverage of the most important pro-life event of the year: the annual March For Life in Washington DC. Friday, […]

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Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO IQUIQUE, Chile (CNS) —Love was literally in the air as Pope Francis performed an impromptu wedding ceremony at 36,000 feet aboard his flight in Chile. […]

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Walls between respect life, social justice camps tumble down

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When Cardinal Joseph L. Bernardin offered the idea that the Church could approach its concern for protecting human dignity in tackling abortion, euthanasia, poverty and peace under […]