Archive for November, 2017

Mass formally opens canonization cause for Black Elk

Mass formally opens canonization cause for Black Elk

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

During a Mass to formally open the sainthood cause for Nicholas Black Elk, the Native American was described as someone who merged the Lakota and Catholic culture in a way “that drew him deeper into the mystery of Christ’s love and the church.”

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Black Catholic History Month called chance to learn, share rich history

Black Catholic History Month called chance to learn, share rich history

| Amy Wise Taylor | November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sister Roberta Fulton, principal of St. Martin de Porres School in Columbia, gets excited every year about National Black Catholic History Month.

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Georgetown student group backing traditional marriage won’t be sanctioned

Georgetown student group backing traditional marriage won’t be sanctioned

| Kelly Sankowski | November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Student Activities Commission at Georgetown University has decided not to impose sanctions on a student group that promotes healthy relationships and advocates for marriage as a monogamous, permanent union between a man and a woman.

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Irish association to offer sessions for priests falsely accused of abuse

Irish association to offer sessions for priests falsely accused of abuse

| Nick Bramhill | November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Irish priests who have been falsely accused of sexually abusing children are being offered group therapy sessions in a bid to improve their mental health.

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Consistently anti-nuke: Pope continues papal pleas for disarmament

Consistently anti-nuke: Pope continues papal pleas for disarmament

| Cindy Wooden | November 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

More than two years before the first atomic bomb was dropped, Pope Pius XII warned of the “catastrophic” consequences that could come from using the discovery of nuclear fission to create weapons.

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USCCB president decries massive shooting at Texas Baptist church

USCCB president decries massive shooting at Texas Baptist church

| November 6, 2017 | 11 Comments

The U.S. Catholic Church stands “in unity” with the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and the larger community after a shooting during Sunday services took the lives of at least 26 people and injured at least 20 others.

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St. Gianna’s daughter: Parents showed suffering can be embraced with joy

St. Gianna’s daughter: Parents showed suffering can be embraced with joy

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

“My mom and my dad each taught me about the way of the cross,” and that it should be embraced with joy, because it is closely connected to the resurrection, Molla said. 

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Archdiocese discloses 19 additional names of men accused of abuse

Archdiocese discloses 19 additional names of men accused of abuse

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis added 19 men Nov. 3 to a list of priests and religious brothers who have served or spent time in the archdiocese and have substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor against them.

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Foundation’s forum series to address education, millennials, women’s poverty

Foundation’s forum series to address education, millennials, women’s poverty

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

In devising the series, Miller said CCF took insights from its donors, who often ask about the community’s greatest needs and how they can respond to them with their time, talent and treasure.

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No baby, but still giving thanks

No baby, but still giving thanks

| Christina Capecchi | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Even before she was married, Emily Stimpson Chapman asked for baby prayers.

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The Lord hears the cry of the newborn

The Lord hears the cry of the newborn

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s as loud as a fire alarm (except it goes off 20 times a day). It screeches like fingernails down a chalkboard. And rather than fleeing to escape it, we’re supposed to run right toward it.

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Son’s space station stint evokes St. Hubert parishioners’ anxiety, pride

Son’s space station stint evokes St. Hubert parishioners’ anxiety, pride

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tom and Mary Vande Hei have gone out to the backyard of their Chanhassen home a few times in recent weeks to look up at the night sky, but they haven’t been looking for stars, comets or the northern lights.

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