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News Briefs: November 14, 2021

Pope thanks Retrouvaille for support of couples in crisis VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A period of crisis in a marriage is frightening and painful, but it also can be an […]

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‘A game-changer’ — School choice expansion opening doors for more students than ever before

Across Indiana, educators and school choice advocates are spreading the word: A Catholic or other nonpublic-school education is now within financial reach for most Hoosier families seeking it for their […]

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Catholics urged to respond to gender ideology with love ‘rooted in truth’

By Kevin Schweers ARLINGTON, Va. (CNS) — Virginia public schools, most notably in Loudoun County, generated national headlines for enacting controversial new policies embracing gender ideology for the current academic […]

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News Briefs: November 7, 2021

Lejeune was a servant of life, love and truth, postulator says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — One of the most important “servants of life in the world” was the late French […]

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Biden thanks pope for speaking up for the poor, fighting climate crisis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis and U.S. President Joe Biden had an unusually long meeting at the Vatican Oct. 29, talking about the climate crisis and poverty, among other […]

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Cardinal speaks on protection of human life at Notre Dame

The former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith spoke at the University of Notre Dame Oct. 27, where he stressed the importance of proclaiming the human […]

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Celebrate the feast of Christ the King with novena

FORT WAYNE — On the last Sunday of each liturgical year, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, or Christ the King. Pope […]

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Pope-Biden meeting seen as a chance to address shared global concerns

(CNS) — President Joe Biden’s upcoming audience with Pope Francis presents an opportunity for the pontiff to inspire the U.S. leader to work more diligently to advance solutions on shared […]

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Condoleezza Rice headlines Al Smith dinner; gala returns in-person

NEW YORK (CNS) — These are hard times marked by longings for civil discourse among opponents, the smooth transfer of power, and the ability to acknowledge the shortcomings of our […]

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News Briefs: October 31, 2021

Kidnapping in Haiti prompts worries about other church workers’ safety WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Christian missionaries and family members, some as young as 8 months old, were still being held […]

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Bishops urge Senate to include pro-life provisions in appropriations bills

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life and religious liberty committees urged U.S. Senate leaders Oct. 22 to include the Hyde and Weldon amendments and “other long-standing, […]

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U.S. Catholic Church to observe National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 7-13

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen, New Jersey, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations, is encouraging dioceses to […]