Archive for May, 2016

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

| John Mulderig | May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Newcomers to the Marvel Comics universe may find themselves bewildered by the turbulent adventure “Captain America: Civil War.”

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Seminarians set for May 14 deacon ordination with new archbishop

Seminarians set for May 14 deacon ordination with new archbishop

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Among the first official acts Archbishop-designate Bernard Hebda will perform following his installation as archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis May 13 will be ordaining nine transitional deacons 10 a.m. May 14 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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New vision for Dorothy Day Center closer to reality

New vision for Dorothy Day Center closer to reality

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

One year after the opening of a $40 million drive to expand the Dorothy Day Center in downtown St. Paul, $31.2 million has been raised to provide a meal, a place to sleep and a way forward for those who are homeless.

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EWTN asks for full-court hearing on contraceptive mandate case

EWTN asks for full-court hearing on contraceptive mandate case

| Mark Pattison | May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Eternal Word Television Network has asked for a rehearing of its case by the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in its case regarding the federal Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate.

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Pope tells struggling Europe he has a dream for its future

Pope tells struggling Europe he has a dream for its future

As Europe faces an unprecedented influx of immigrants and refugees while struggling to counter continued economic woes, Pope Francis urged the continent to step up to its responsibilities with renewed hope, not cower behind walls and treaties.

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Archbishop Hebda’s life and ministry at a glance

Archbishop Hebda’s life and ministry at a glance

Sept. 3, 1959: Bernard Anthony Hebda born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he later attended Resurrection Elementary School in Brookline

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Installation prep: Mailing thousands of invites, cleaning with toothbrushes

Installation prep: Mailing thousands of invites, cleaning with toothbrushes

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the Cathedral of St. Paul, marble floors are being polished, nearly 40 chasubles are being dry-cleaned and pressed, and a team of volunteers have been — for weeks — dusting the intricate sacristy woodwork with toothbrushes.

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St. Kate’s names alumna its new president

St. Kate’s names alumna its new president

| May 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

St. Catherine University named alumna and YWCA of Minneapolis president ReBecca Koenig Roloff its new president May 4. She begins her position as the university’s 11th president July 1.

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Artist restores Fatima statue for installation Mass

Artist restores Fatima statue for installation Mass

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

“It’s a nice touch, that again, through volunteer labor and someone who cares, to make things beautiful for the installation,” Father Ubel said.

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Father Daniel Berrigan, advocate for justice, peace, poor, dies at 94

Father Daniel Berrigan, advocate for justice, peace, poor, dies at 94

Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan, an early critic of U.S. military intervention in Vietnam who for years challenged the country’s reliance on military might, died April 30. He was 94.

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Reconciliation with God, others is key to peace, pope says

Reconciliation with God, others is key to peace, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

For peace in the family, community and nation, people need to recognize their faults and ask forgiveness, Pope Francis told thousands of pilgrims, including hundreds of soldiers, sailors and police officers from around the world.

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Stop violence in Syria, punish child abusers worldwide, pope says

Stop violence in Syria, punish child abusers worldwide, pope says

| Carol Glatz | May 2, 2016 | 4 Comments

Intensify dialogue, not violence, in order to push for peace in Syria, Pope Francis said.

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