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Faith, prayers help husband in ICU, sick wife at home survive COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — John and Megan Dugan were looking forward to March 25, John’s 50th birthday. They and their 13-year-old son, Charlie, would be on a cruise with several other […]

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Pope clears way for beatification of Knights of Columbus founder

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, clearing the way for his beatification. […]

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News Briefs: May 31, 2020

Wonder at gift of creation opens human hearts to prayer, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The mystery and wonder of God’s creation can open the hearts of men and […]

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In the memory of horror and pain, Salvadorans overcome massacre with faith

SAN JOSE LAS FLORES, El Salvador (CNS) — They greet each other like family members who haven’t seen one another in a while, a big smile when one of them […]

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Called to serve: Tebbe exemplifies a life of witness for the Church

Glenn Tebbe has always viewed his life as a calling. And most of the time, according to his wife of nearly 49 years, the calls have been quite literal. Laura […]

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The incredible faith and strength of the maid of Orleans — St. Joan of Arc

By Effie Caldarola (CNS) — Was she suffering from schizophrenia or a form of epilepsy, as some modern writers have suggested? How did a teenage girl persuade the future King […]

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Once he retires, NFL quarterback to coach at Catholic high school

By Rob Herbst FAIRHOPE, Ala. (CNS) — Philip Rivers said he fulfilled one childhood dream by playing quarterback in the NFL. He’ll soon fulfill another by coaching high school football. […]

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During pandemic, film, books commemorate St. John Paul’s legacy

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pandemic restrictions have upset plans for pilgrimages and major public Masses celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II. But it hasn’t […]

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Catholic educators wonder how to restart the next school year

By Tom Tracy WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) — Education leaders imagining how Catholic schools will safely reopen this fall agree on two things: different decisions will be made according […]

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News Briefs: May 17, 2020

Divided court reexamines insurance coverage of contraceptives WASHINGTON (CNS) — The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed divided May 6 over Trump administration rules that give employers more ability […]

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Volume on assisted reproduction falls short on moral considerations

By Patrick T. Brown It might seem like another lifetime ago, but bioethical questions about the beginning of life used to regularly be topics of national discussion and controversy. Even […]

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Local company produces film on Lakota Sioux spiritualist

In an age when television shows frequently contain objectionable content, it can be refreshing for Catholics to find a program that features a person’s quest for godliness amid extreme hardship. […]