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News Briefs: October 20, 2019

Resettlement agencies await final word on refugee number U.S. will allow NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) — The people who help refugees from around the world resettle in the Nashville area and […]

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Catholics need to recognize ‘ecological sins,’ synod members say

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Synod members called for the Catholic Church to deepen its theology in a way that would help people recognize “ecological sins.” According to a Vatican News […]

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Top reasons to oppose assisted suicide

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The deadly and dangerous practice of assisted suicide is now legal in five states: Oregon, Washington, Vermont, California and Colorado, and the District of Columbia, the nation’s […]

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Advice offered to confront anxiety over gun violence

By Patricia Montana PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — Firearm attacks have changed society in the United States as mass shootings have become more frequent and the public is forced to face […]

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New film on St. Faustina makes one-night-only debut Oct. 28

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, will have a one-night-only […]

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Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at fall assembly

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking […]

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Kindly lights in gloomy world: Pope declares five new saints

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Saints are people who recognized their need for God’s help, who took risks to discover God’s will and to help others and who nurtured a habit […]

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News Briefs: October 13, 2019

Fetal remains found in rural Illinois have been returned home to Indiana SOUTH BEND, Ind. (CNS) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Oct. 3 he has overseen the return […]

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Founder of Project Rachel named recipient of 2020 Evangelium Vitae Medal

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (CNS) — The University of Notre Dame’s de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture will award its 2020 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Vicki Thorn, founder […]

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Cardinal Newman’s canonization:

Chance for campus groups to ‘reclaim’ name WASHINGTON (CNS) — The upcoming canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman begs the question: Do Catholic college students today even know who Cardinal […]

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Live Feed from EWTN of Canonization of Cardinal Newman

All over the world, people are preparing to celebrate the canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman on Sunday, Oct. 13. FORT WAYNE — This is a time of special grace […]

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China-Vatican accord promotes Church’s pastoral work, speakers say

ROME (CNS) — The provisional agreement signed in 2018 by the Holy See and the Chinese government has “opened the way to the two most important things: pastoral activity and […]