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Spanish church honors martyred seminarians

OVIEDO, Spain (CNS) — A 22-year-old who was shot 11 times in the street and a 21-year-old stabbed to death after being imprisoned in his local church are among a […]

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Victim assistance coordinators comfort behind the scenes

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Their work begins with a phone call. Whether the call is from someone who is angry, embarrassed, unsure of what to do or needs a friendly ear, […]

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With heavy hearts, U.S. bishops condemn mosque attacks

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Catholic bishops condemned the two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15 that left at least 50 people dead and 50 seriously injured, and they […]

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News Briefs: March 17, 2019

New York court rules prelate’s remains should be transferred to Peoria PEORIA, Ill. (CNS) — Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced “with great joy” March 5 that the New […]

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Makeover of Montreal oratory to give visitors ‘a new experience’

By Francois Gloutnay MONTREAL (CNS) — St. Joseph Oratory is about to get a $110 million (U.S. $82 million) makeover under a plan to make the popular site more attractive […]

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Advocacy centers help abuse victims tell their story, regain trust, heal

BY ELEANOR KENNELLY GAETAN WASHINGTON (CNS) — On a long, low shelf at Safe Shores in downtown Washington, colorful figurines of wild animals, army soldiers, a winged dragon and an […]

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Legendary Lou Holtz shares three rules for a good life

By Bob Wieneke NOTRE DAME — Legendary former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz may be 82 years old, but he can relate to the challenges many young adults face […]

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Four CRS staffers, humanitarian workers aboard Ethiopian jet that crashed

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Four Catholic Relief Service staff members on their way to a training session in Nairobi, Kenya, were among the passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed […]

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News Briefs: March 10, 2019

Border bishops say real emergency is how to take care of migrants EL PASO, Texas (CNS) — Bishops from Texas and Mexico called for a solidarity with migrants as a […]

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Retrouvaille helps couples listen, talk, rebuild trust

By Gina Christian PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Seven years ago, Jim and Jane were on their second marriage counselor, and both were seriously considering divorce after almost 20 years as husband […]

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Catholic’s deafness no obstacle to practicing a corporal work of mercy

By Jennifer Neville HAMPTON, Va. (CNS) — “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Those words from Chapter 4 of St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians are […]

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‘Examination of Conscience,’ streaming on Netflix

By Chris Byrd NEW YORK (CNS) — The recent Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse called for more urgent, concrete and specific action to manifest the Church’s unequivocal commitment to […]