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Pray for the dead, gain indulgences for them, cardinal urges

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The early November feasts of All Saints and All Souls are reminders that God’s Church exists both on earth and in heaven and that all the […]

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News Briefs: November 3, 2019

Vatican notes growing ecumenical consensus on what ‘church’ means VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Working for Christian unity and engaging in formal theological dialogues to promote it obviously raises questions about […]

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News Briefs: October 27, 2019

Experts fear legislation will further reduce religion in Quebec schools QUEBEC CITY (CNS) — Many experts fear the Quebec government’s legislation on education will further dismiss religion and spirituality from […]

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News Briefs: October 20, 2019

Resettlement agencies await final word on refugee number U.S. will allow NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) — The people who help refugees from around the world resettle in the Nashville area and […]

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Catholics need to recognize ‘ecological sins,’ synod members say

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Synod members called for the Catholic Church to deepen its theology in a way that would help people recognize “ecological sins.” According to a Vatican News […]

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Top reasons to oppose assisted suicide

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The deadly and dangerous practice of assisted suicide is now legal in five states: Oregon, Washington, Vermont, California and Colorado, and the District of Columbia, the nation’s […]

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Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at fall assembly

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking […]

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Kindly lights in gloomy world: Pope declares five new saints

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Saints are people who recognized their need for God’s help, who took risks to discover God’s will and to help others and who nurtured a habit […]

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News Briefs: October 13, 2019

Fetal remains found in rural Illinois have been returned home to Indiana SOUTH BEND, Ind. (CNS) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Oct. 3 he has overseen the return […]

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Live Feed from EWTN of Canonization of Cardinal Newman

All over the world, people are preparing to celebrate the canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman on Sunday, Oct. 13. FORT WAYNE — This is a time of special grace […]

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China-Vatican accord promotes Church’s pastoral work, speakers say

ROME (CNS) — The provisional agreement signed in 2018 by the Holy See and the Chinese government has “opened the way to the two most important things: pastoral activity and […]

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News Briefs: October 6, 2019

Catholic Charities to award $1 million for innovative anti-poverty efforts WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic Charities USA has unveiled a $1 million award program that officials hope will lead to innovative […]