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Visitors at Michelangelo exhibit see Sistine Chapel up close

By Joanne Fox OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) — George Mulcrone of Chicago came to Omaha to visit relatives. “I wasn’t expecting to see the Sistine Chapel,” the parishioner of the Windy […]

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News briefs: October 24, 2021

Prominent Anglican bishop who served in U.S. received into Catholic Church MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — A prominent Anglican bishop has joined the Catholic Church and will be ordained as a […]

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News Briefs: October 17, 2021

Some see growing trend in women choosing vocation as consecrated virgins DETROIT (CNS) — Amanda Ross and Hanan Ismail lay prostrate before Christ in the Eucharist at the Cathedral of […]

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U.S. nuncio says he’ll stay, helps prepare for synod, Biden-pope meeting

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the 75-year-old apostolic nuncio to the United States, said when he met Pope Francis at the Vatican Sept. 6, the pope asked him to […]

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Indiana Catholic, former U.S. senator, is Vatican ambassador nominee

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Joe Biden will nominate Catholic lawyer Joseph Donnelly of Indiana, a former member of the U.S. House and Senate, to be the next U.S. ambassador to […]

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Effort needed to bridge racial divide in Church, society, says Black bishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The racial divide in American society and within the Catholic Church is one that needs to be bridged so that healing and progress can take place, said […]

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Pope chooses ‘Listen’ as theme for World Communications Day

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the search for truth, Catholic communicators must learn how to listen above all else, the Vatican said. “Listen” will be the theme for the 2022 […]

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Three groups hope to have a million people say rosary for life in October

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The leaders of three U.S. Catholic organizations hope to have a million people pray and promote the daily rosary during the month of October for “the end […]

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News Briefs: October 10, 2021

Preparations underway for global celebrations of World Meeting of Families VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, said diocesan […]

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Migrants, advocates gather at border, call on Biden to help 

By Tony Gutierrez (CNS) — More than 200 supporters gathered on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border near Nogales, Arizona, Sept. 25, the eve of the World Day of Migrants […]

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News Briefs: October 3, 2021

Vatican: Racial, religious bigotry leads to human rights violations VATICAN CITY (CNS) — World leaders must commit to rooting out the evil of racism, xenophobia and racial discrimination through meaningful […]

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Australians: Plenary Council process offers possibilities for world synod

By Peter Rosengren SYDNEY (CNS) — As the Church in Australia prepares for its first Plenary Council since 1937, Church leaders and theologians speculated on what the extensive parish consultation […]