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News Briefs: January 28, 2024

Bishop Dorsonville of Louisiana Dies Unexpectedly at 63 SCHRIEVER, Louisiana (OSV News) – Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 19, […]

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National March for Life Pledges Solidarity with Moms, Children

(OSV News) – Against gray skies and falling snow, thousands of people flocked to the nation’s capital on Friday, January 19, for the national March for Life, gathering under the theme “With every […]

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New Bishops’ Report Marks Five Top Religious Liberty Concerns

WASHINGTON D.C. (OSV News) – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty, chaired by Bishop Rhoades, released a new report that identifies five top threats to religious […]

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ICC Brings Voice of Church to Legislature, Calls on Catholics to Engage on Issues

The Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) is once again adding its voice to important issues under consideration at the state legislature while calling on the Catholic faithful to join its efforts. […]

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New Bishops’ Report Marks 5 Top Religious Liberty Concerns

WASHINGTON (OSV News) – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty, chaired by Bishop Rhoades, released a new report that identifies five top threats to religious liberty […]

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Church, World to Mark Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – A major leap forward in Christian unity began with an embrace, as Pope Francis recalled. St. Paul VI and Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinople […]

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Reflect on King’s Teachings to Confront ‘Evils of Racism’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) – The federal holiday honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave Americans a time to “pause and reflect” on his “indelible legacy” and “his rallying […]

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News Briefs: January 21, 2024

Nicaraguan Bishop Rolando Álvarez Released, Exiled MEXICO CITY (OSV News) – Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa has been released from prison and sent into exile along with 18 imprisoned churchmen […]

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After 100 Days of War, Christians’ Testimony ‘True Miracle’

By Michael Kelly (OSV News) – In the shadow of darkness, eight children in Gaza City beamed with joy as they received their first Communion. As the world marked 100 […]

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U.S. Bishops to Hold New Round of Synod Listening Sessions

(OSV News) – Dioceses across the United States are asked to hold additional listening sessions in the next few months, following a request from the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Synod […]

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An Adventurous Suggestion for 2024 Reading

By Kenneth Craycraft As the calendar turns and many of us think in terms of itineraries for the new year, I thought it would be appropriate to suggest a reading […]

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‘Padre Pio’ Actor Shia LaBeouf Enters the Catholic Church

(OSV News) – An actor who recently portrayed a beloved saint on screen has now fully come into the Catholic Church in real life. Shia LaBeouf, a Hollywood veteran and star […]