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News Briefs: June 27, 2021

Nuncio points to dialogue as a step toward unity after pandemic WASHINGTON (CNS) — The papal nuncio to the United States told the U.S. bishops that dialogue is a key […]

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Communion proposal highlights bishops’ meeting 

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Eucharist was a major focus of the U.S bishops’ June 16-18 virtual spring assembly. On June 17, they heard a full presentation on a proposal to […]

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For fathers, St. Joseph is strong model of humility, service, says priest

WASHINGTON (CNS) — St. Joseph is a strong role model for fathers because he was humble, he had an occupation and worked to provide for his family, and Jesus looked […]

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Meeting opens with debate over time allotted to discuss Communion proposal

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The first day of the U.S. bishops’ June 16-18 spring assembly, held virtually because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, began with discussion of how to proceed with […]

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Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic agency in foster case

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from Philadelphia’s foster care program because […]

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Caritas tells G7 leaders debt relief is key to global COVID-19 recovery

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The world cannot recover from the health and economic crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and tackle climate change without debt relief for the world’s poorest countries, […]

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News Briefs: June 13, 2021

Catholic leaders: Biden budget aims to help vulnerable but excludes unborn WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee called on Congress May 28 to preserve the […]

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Pope asks all Catholics to step up commitment to saving creation

VATICAN CITY (CNS)  — To help lead the world’s Catholics along a journey of intensified action in caring for creation, Pope Francis asked everyone to join a new global grassroots […]

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News Briefs: May 30, 2021

Migration, climate, debt crises must not be ignored, pope tells diplomats VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Nations of the world must work together to solve the key global crises of migration […]

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News Briefs: May 23, 2021

Advocate: S. Carolina approval of firing squad, electric chair ‘chilling’ WASHINGTON (CNS) — The passage of a bill by South Carolina lawmakers in early May to restart executions after 10 […]

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Riding the green wave: Momentum for Laudato Si’ gears up

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When the special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year closes May 24, it will celebrate progress made over the past five years, and it will launch a new […]

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COVID-19 takes toll on Indian Church leaders

By Anto Akkara THRISSUR, India (CNS) — Amid thousands dying daily of COVID-19, even in rural areas of India, the pandemic has taken a heavy toll on Church leaders. Dozens […]