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News Briefs: March 3, 2024

U.S. Bishops Launch Teaching Initiative Called ‘Love Means More’ WASHINGTON (OSV News) – “Love Means More,” a new teaching initiative of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has a statement […]

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News Briefs: February 25, 2024

Dates for Second Synod Assembly Announced VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The second assembly of the Synod of Bishops on synodality will meet October 2-27 and will be preceded by several […]

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News Briefs: February 18, 2024

Financial Aid Available for National Eucharistic Congress INDIANAPOLIS (OSV News) – Organizers of the National Eucharistic Congress are making it easier for cash-strapped Catholic families to attend the July 17-21 […]

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Pope Francis Canonizes Argentina’s First Female Saint

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – St. María Antonia de Paz Figueroa, known as Mama Antula, devoted herself completely to helping others experience God’s closeness and compassion, Pope Francis said after he […]

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News Briefs: February 11, 2024

Dicastery Warns Changing Words in Sacraments Can Make Them Invalid VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Officials with the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith said they continue to receive reports […]

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News Briefs: February 4, 2024

Ohio Lawmakers Veto Governor Over New Gender Law COLUMBUS, Ohio (OSV News) – Ohio lawmakers voted on Wednesday, January 24, to override Republican Governor Mike DeWine’s recent veto of legislation […]

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Knights of Columbus Remain Steadfast in Ukraine

(OSV News) – As Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine reaches the two-year mark, the Knights of Columbus remain steadfast in bringing relief to vulnerable Ukrainians living in some of the […]

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‘Nuanced Nones’ Challenge Parishes to Be More Outward Facing

(OSV News) – A new study offers a more nuanced take on the nation’s religiously unaffiliated, and the findings show that Catholic parishes need to become more “outward facing” to […]

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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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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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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 […]