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News Briefs: November 4, 2018

Pope: Tolerating each other’s flaws fights devil’s attempts to divide VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Humility, kindness and generosity are needed to create peace in the world, starting in one’s own […]

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Synod document: Listen to, support, guide, include young people

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Catholic Church and all its members must get better at listening to young people, taking their questions seriously, recognizing them as full members of the […]

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Young people encouraged to encounter Christ’s call

WASHINGTON — The Catholic Church in the United States will celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 4-10. This annual event is a special time for parishes to foster a culture […]

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USCCB president condemns shooting at synagogue, all ‘acts of hate’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Catholic bishops stand with “our brothers and sisters of the Jewish community,” the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Oct. 27 after […]

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Patients, families urged to learn more about palliative, hospice care

ST. LOUIS (CNS) — Palliative and hospice care “address the needs of the whole person, which is the foundation of Catholic health care,” said Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of […]

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Without a doubt: Pope shares his thinking on key synod themes

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Having some doubts is definitely better than having no doubts at all, Pope Francis told a group of seminarians. As the Synod of Bishops on “young […]

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Report: Immigrant aid agencies urge end to family separation policies

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A report from two leading faith-based agencies serving immigrants entering the United States from Mexico and Central America called on the federal government to end a policy […]

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Bishops, sisters discuss declining numbers of US women religious

By Dan Stockman KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CNS) — The precipitous decline in the number of women in religious life and what it means to the Church has people thinking about […]

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News Briefs: October 28, 2018

Bishops call for better religious education, preparation for mission VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Improved religious education and a stronger sense of belonging to a community were some of the topics […]

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Smith dinner’s tone lighthearted, but abuse crisis not ignored in remarks

By Beth Griffin NEW YORK (CNS) — In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe each other as “evil” and “enemies,” it is imperative to remember that in America, […]

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Catholic coach’s story of loss and redemption told in new book

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Longtime baseball writer and broadcaster Tim Kurkjian has called it “the greatest baseball story ever told.” And one of its central characters is a Catholic who never […]

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Brewers chaplain finds joy in connecting his love of priesthood, sports

By Maryangela Roman MILWAUKEE (CNS) — Champagne corks popped in the visiting clubhouse Oct. 7 as the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their sweep of the Colorado Rockies, advancing to the National […]