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News Briefs: March 13, 2022

Archbishop urges ‘sensitive’ care for families of U.S. troops now in Europe WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – In the midst of pastoral visits to Wyoming and Colorado, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio […]

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Bishop in Ukraine fears Russia could brand priests, nuns as spies

WARSAW, Poland (CNS) – Church leaders in embattled Ukraine have warned that foreign missionaries could be targeted by attacking forces, while many could be branded “NATO spies” if Russia occupies […]

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New report highlights Tigray atrocities, says Ethiopia could face famine

By Frederick Nzwili NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) – As Catholic officials in Tigray continue to call for meaningful peace talks and an end to atrocities and the humanitarian aid blockade, an […]

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Cookbook for Lent offers much more than just delicious recipes

“The Lenten Cookbook” by David Geisser and Scott Hahn. Sophia Institute Press (Manchester, New Hampshire, 2022). 224 pp., $29.95. Just in time for the penitential season of Lent, this beautifully […]

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Where to give to help Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Various Catholic agencies are collecting donations to aid with the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine as people flee to escape Russian bombing and shelling. Here are some […]

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Despite invasion, nuns say they’ll remain in Ukraine to serve the people

By Gina Christian PHILADELPHIA, PA (CNS) – Women religious in Ukraine are facing Russia’s full-scale invasion of that nation with determined faith and a commitment to service. Two sisters of […]

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News Briefs: March 6, 2022

Ending conflict requires dialogue; Vatican ready to help, cardinal says VATICAN CITY – The Vatican is ready to facilitate negotiations between Russia and Ukraine, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary […]

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Pro-life priorities top ICC agenda as legislative session nears end

Promoting the dignity of life is at the heart of key legislation the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) continues to track in the pivotal final days of the 2022 General Assembly.  […]

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‘With a heart broken,’ pope prays for peace in Ukraine

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis said his heart was “broken” by the war in Ukraine, and he pleaded again, “Silence the weapons! “Many times, we prayed that this path […]

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News Briefs: February 27, 2022

Celibacy not ‘divine law’ for priests, but promotes holiness, speakers say VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The requirement that most priests in the Latin rite of the Catholic Church be celibate […]

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Environmental advocates find unfavorable climate at Statehouse

After key legislation on climate change and solar energy failed to advance at the Indiana Statehouse, Catholics concerned about the environment are renewing their efforts to shine a light on […]

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Stations remind faithful of Christ’s perfect example, depth of his love

By Katie Peterson NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) – From partaking in the sacrament of reconciliation to fasting to choosing what to give up, Lent is full of traditions that Catholics around […]