Archive for March, 2018

Congolese priest removed from ministry at St. Boniface following assault charge

Congolese priest removed from ministry at St. Boniface following assault charge

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda announced March 1 that a priest of the Archdiocese of Kinshasa, Congo, ministering in Minneapolis was removed from ministry after he was charged with domestic assault against an adult woman.

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Racial healing and God’s mercy

Racial healing and God’s mercy

| Greg Erlandson | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 1961, there was a best-selling book called “Black Like Me.” It was the story of a journalist named John Howard Griffin, who changed his skin color from white to black and traveled through the South so that he could learn, as the book’s subtitle said, “what it is like to live the life of a Negro by becoming one!”

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Basilica panel discusses #MeToo, abuse prevention

Basilica panel discusses #MeToo, abuse prevention

| Bridget Ryder | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In light of a growing tide of women from Hollywood to state houses and beyond who have shared publicly on social media about having been sexually violated, the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis decided to be part of the conversation.

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Supreme Court says government can detain some immigrants indefinitely

Supreme Court says government can detain some immigrants indefinitely

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Feb. 27 that some immigrants detained by the government can be held indefinitely.

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Diocese of St. Cloud says it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

Diocese of St. Cloud says it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

| The St. Cloud Visitor | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of St. Cloud is planning to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, Bishop Donald Kettler announced Feb. 28 at a meeting in Albany with pastors and trustees from the diocese’s 131 parishes.

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People from all walks of life wait hours to pay respects to Rev. Graham

People from all walks of life wait hours to pay respects to Rev. Graham

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

After the politicians held their morning service Feb. 28, it took members of the public nearly three hours in the mid-afternoon to see the Rev. Billy Graham lying in honor at the U.S. Capitol.

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