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News Briefs: November 15, 2020

Christians, Hindus called to spread hope, pontifical council says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the midst of a pandemic, when so many people are suffering and tempted to despair, the […]

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News Briefs: November 11, 2020

With euthanasia in New Zealand, ‘we are about to cross a Rubicon’ WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CNS) — A prominent adviser to New Zealand’s bishops expressed dismay that voters approved euthanasia […]

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Vatican Christmas: Details of stamps, Nativity scene, tree released

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Although the Vatican knows Christmas may be very different this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it already has chosen its stamps and the Nativity scene […]

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Blessed McGivney: Model parish priest with ‘zeal’ for Gospel, for serving faithful

Blessed Michael J. McGivney was “an outstanding witness of Christian solidarity and fraternal assistance” because of his “zeal” for proclaiming the Gospel and his “generous concern for his brothers and […]

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Archbishop Etienne, religious groups urge unity, peace after election

CLEVELAND (CNS) — As election polls opened Nov. 3, Church leaders joined leading faith-based organizations in calling for unity and peace throughout Election Day and afterward as voting results became […]

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News Briefs: November 1, 2020

Parish’s pumpkin patch brings church, school and neighborhood together MINNEAPOLIS (CNS) — About 1,500 pumpkins of varying sizes and colors have taken up residence on the grounds of Our Lady […]

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Cardinal-designate Gregory thanks pope ‘with grateful, humble heart’

By Mark Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory, installed as Washington’ s archbishop in May 2019, thanked Pope Francis “with a very grateful and humble heart” for naming […]

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Pope announces new cardinals, including US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis announced he will create 13 new cardinals Nov. 28, including Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington. The pope made the announcement at the end […]

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News Briefs: October 25, 2020

Pope repeats call to divert funds from military to fight hunger VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Repeating a call first made by St. Paul VI, Pope Francis urged a global move […]

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Parents: Baby miraculously cured in utero, now 5, ‘has changed our life’

By Andy Telli DICKSON, Tenn. (CNS) — Mikey Schachle, who turned 5 in May, climbs onto a stump in the yard of his family’s home in Dickson. He carefully takes […]

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News Briefs: October 18, 2020

COVID-19, race, abortion and Supreme Court top issues for Pence, Harris WASHINGTON (CNS) — The COVID-19 pandemic, abortion and the Supreme Court, and race were among the top issues debated […]

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Election novena to begin Oct. 26

FORT WAYNE — Bearing in mind the nation’s challenges and the need for wise, moral, civic leadership, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is offering an electronic “Election Novena” to help Catholics […]