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‘Fraternal Dialogue,’ More Prayer Have Place on Bishops’ Assembly Agenda

BALTIMORE (CNS) – Gathered in Baltimore for their fall general assembly from Nov. 14-17, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) elected new leadership, heard about the crisis in Ukraine, […]

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News Briefs: November 20, 2022

U.S. Bishops Launch New Approach to Teaching the Faith WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – Catholic Church leaders are taking a new approach to passing on the Faith, saying they recognize a […]

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In Bahrain, Pope Sees Joy of Catholic Minority, Deepens Ties with Muslims

AWALI, Bahrain (CNS) – Traveling as a “sower of peace” to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Pope Francis further strengthened ties with the Muslim world and witnessed the joy and vitality […]

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Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Thanked for Donation

The Commissariat of the Holy Land recently sent a letter of thanks to Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades and the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend for its donation of $82,464.07 for […]

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News Briefs: November 13, 2022

Minnesota Bishop Expresses Outrage Over Desecration at Catholic Cemetery ROCHESTER, Minn. (CNS) – Bishop Robert E. Barron of Winona-Rochester expressed outrage on Nov. 2 over the desecration of several graves […]

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News Briefs: November 6, 2022

Hong Kong Cardinal, Others, Return to Court; Defense Presents Case HONG KONG (CNS) – Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and five other activists returned to court on Oct. 26 to face […]

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Novena to Christ the King: Nov. 11-19

The Church celebrates the Solemnity of Christ the King on Nov. 20. Nov. 11-19, the nine days preceding the Solemnity, let us offer our prayers to Christ the King for […]

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Thinking You are Holier than Others is Form of Self-Worship, Pope Says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Spiritual arrogance” — thinking one is holier or better than others — is a temptation everyone faces and is a form of self-worship, Pope Francis said. […]

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News Briefs: October 30, 2022

Vatican, China Renew Agreement on Appointing Bishops VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Saying it is committed to “respectful dialogue” with China’s communist government and to “fostering the mission of the Catholic […]

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News Briefs: October 23, 2022

Texas Death-Row Inmate Takes Plea for DNA Testing to Supreme Court WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – In oral arguments on Oct. 11, the Supreme Court considered the case of Texas inmate […]

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Pope Announces a Second Session for Synod Of Bishops Assembly

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Saying he did not want to rush the process of discerning how the Holy Spirit is calling the Church to grow in “synodality,” Pope Francis announced […]

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Catholics Work to Help Venezuelans Expelled to Mexico Under Title 42

MEXICO CITY (CNS) – Catholics working with migrants have mobilized to assist Venezuelans who are arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in record numbers, but are being expelled back to Mexico […]