Archive for October, 2019

Pope adds feast of Our Lady of Loreto to universal calendar

Pope adds feast of Our Lady of Loreto to universal calendar

| Carol Glatz | October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has approved adding the Dec. 10 feast of Our Lady of Loreto to all calendars and liturgical books for the celebration of the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours.

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Pope calls for dialogue, reconciliation to address problems in Iraq

Pope calls for dialogue, reconciliation to address problems in Iraq

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the wake of deadly protests in Iraq, Pope Francis called on the people and their leaders to take the path of dialogue to find answers to their nation’s problems.

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U.S. bishops set to begin their ‘ad limina’ visits to Rome

U.S. bishops set to begin their ‘ad limina’ visits to Rome

| Cindy Wooden | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The bishops of every diocese in the United States have prepared detailed reports on the life of the Catholic Church in their dioceses and have made or are making reservations to fly to Rome.

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‘Auntie Sister’ among inspirations for religious retirement fund gifts

‘Auntie Sister’ among inspirations for religious retirement fund gifts

| Susan Klemond | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Benedictine sister’s witness of faith and love made a lasting impression on Amy Tadlock, who was inspired last year to “pay forward” the blessing by assisting other religious with their retirement costs.

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Getty Fire impacts Catholic university, schools, retired sisters

Getty Fire impacts Catholic university, schools, retired sisters

| Carol Zimmermann | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Getty Fire that began whipping through mountain communities west of Los Angeles during the early hours of Oct. 28 caused the closure of several local Catholic schools, the evacuation of students and staff at Mount St. Mary’s University and a call for the retired sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet to shelter in place.

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WWII bomber pilot credits St. Therese of Lisieux for survival

WWII bomber pilot credits St. Therese of Lisieux for survival

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A German Messerschmitt fighter plane was bearing down on Don Stoliel’s B-17 bomber as he flew a mission during World War II.

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Holy Spirit guides Church efforts to evangelize, pope says at audience

Holy Spirit guides Church efforts to evangelize, pope says at audience

| Carol Glatz | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Holy Spirit guides the Catholic Church’s mission, pointing the way to evangelize new lands and opening people’s hearts to be transformed by Christ, Pope Francis said.

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Amid Church concerns, Kenya rolls out vaccination against cervical cancer

Amid Church concerns, Kenya rolls out vaccination against cervical cancer

| Fredrick Nzwili | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Teresa Mandere, 42, remains hesitant about having her teenage daughter participate in the government-sponsored vaccination program against cervical cancer.

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There’s a map for that: GoodLands launches Catholic GeoHub

There’s a map for that: GoodLands launches Catholic GeoHub

| Cindy Wooden | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Molly Burhans has a treasure trove of information about the global Catholic Church and she’s giving the public the maps to find it.

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By the Grace of God — L (NR)

By the Grace of God — L (NR)

| John Mulderig | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the hard-hitting drama “By the Grace of God,” similarly founded on real events (as was “Spotlight”), the scene shifts to Lyon, France, and the focus is on a group of survivors rather than journalists.

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Faith-filled actors poised to perform Catholic young adults musical

Faith-filled actors poised to perform Catholic young adults musical

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is it like to be a Catholic young adult in 2019?

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Amazon governors, meeting after synod, support ‘green economy’

Amazon governors, meeting after synod, support ‘green economy’

| Barbara J. Fraser | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Governors from eight Amazonian states in Brazil and Peru meeting at the Vatican agreed that the Amazon is threatened and called for a “green economy” that would allow people to generate income without destroying the forest.

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