Archive for September, 2019

More than 2,000 people attend funeral Mass of retired Twin Cities’ Archbishop Harry Flynn

More than 2,000 people attend funeral Mass of retired Twin Cities’ Archbishop Harry Flynn

| September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A funeral Mass attended by more than 2,000 people, including a dozen bishops and a U.S. cardinal, hundreds of laypeople, priests, seminarians, religious brothers and sisters, was made intimate by warm-hearted stories and heartfelt prayers for the late Archbishop Harry J. Flynn of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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For communications day, pope says memories can help unite people

For communications day, pope says memories can help unite people

| Paige Hanley | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will highlight the important role of memory and storytelling across generations as a way to bring people together in a world marked by discord and division, the Vatican said.

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Woman says vow not to ‘deny Jesus’ was motivation in campus freedom fight

Woman says vow not to ‘deny Jesus’ was motivation in campus freedom fight

| Sam Lucero | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

As long as she can remember, Polly Olsen, 29, said she has handed out heart-shaped cards on Valentine’s Day.

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Pope declares special Sunday each year dedicated to word of God

Pope declares special Sunday each year dedicated to word of God

| Carol Glatz | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

To help the Church grow in love and faithful witness to God, Pope Francis has declared the third Sunday in Ordinary Time to be dedicated to the word of God.

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Three new dioceses carved out of Archdiocese of Mexico

Three new dioceses carved out of Archdiocese of Mexico

| David Agren | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Three new dioceses have been carved out of the Archdiocese of Mexico, a move Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico City said will bring pastors “closer to the all the inhabitants.”

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Northern Ireland Christian leaders: People weren’t consulted on abortion

Northern Ireland Christian leaders: People weren’t consulted on abortion

| Simon Caldwell | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Church leaders in Northern Ireland encouraged their political parties to quickly re-establish their self-governing institutions to stop the British government from imposing a liberal abortion law on the province.

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Some immigration judges say they rule a certain way to avoid firing

Some immigration judges say they rule a certain way to avoid firing

| Mark Pattison | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Some immigration judges hearing cases at the U.S.-Mexico border have confided to their fellow jurists they have issued decisions on an immigrant’s ability to enter or stay in the United States based on whether the decision would get them fired.

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Archbishop Flynn reflects at end of life

Archbishop Flynn reflects at end of life

| Christina Capecchi | September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Emeritus Harry Flynn was perched in his living room when he spotted visitors in November 2018. At 85, he had lost weight and stamina, but his sense of humor was intact.

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Among Archbishop Flynn’s many friends…

Among Archbishop Flynn’s many friends…

| September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Harry Flynn thrived when interacting with people, sharing his warm smile, genuine concern and Irish wit. He often served others in private acts of charity, and along the way, made lifelong friends:

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Archbishop Flynn in his own words

Archbishop Flynn in his own words

| Christina Capecchi | September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Harry Flynn was a beloved storyteller, but when asked to reflect on his own life, it became clear he was more interested in others’ lives. Still, he spoke of his journey with a keen self-awareness and deep gratitude.

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Retired Bishop John Francis Kinney dies at age 82

Retired Bishop John Francis Kinney dies at age 82

| September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop John Francis Kinney, bishop emeritus of St. Cloud, died Sept. 27 at Quiet Oaks Hospice in St. Augusta. He was 82.

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Funeral for retired Archbishop Harry J. Flynn recording available

Funeral for retired Archbishop Harry J. Flynn recording available

| September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The funeral Mass for retired Archbishop Harry J. Flynn will be live streamed here Monday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.

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