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Appointments – April 26, 2018

Appointments – April 26, 2018

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Gathering the ‘lost sheep’

Gathering the ‘lost sheep’

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I bet you can’t wait until the archdiocesan bankruptcy is behind us — it must be such a distraction from the important work of the Church.”

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Reuniendo a las ‘ovejas erdidas’

Reuniendo a las ‘ovejas erdidas’

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Apuesto a que no pueden esperar hasta que la bancarrota arquidiocesana haya quedado atrás, es posible es una distracción del importante trabajo de la Iglesia”.

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Chilean abuse victims welcome pope’s letter, call for zero tolerance

Chilean abuse victims welcome pope’s letter, call for zero tolerance

| Jane Chambers | April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Victims of clergy sexual abuse welcomed Pope Francis’ letter in which he apologized for underestimating the seriousness of the crisis in Chile.

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Conference looks at how to preserve religious orders’ archives

Conference looks at how to preserve religious orders’ archives

| Kurt Jensen | April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recorded history typically is the privilege of the famous, powerful and wealthy, and that’s the same for institutions as for individuals. And for the Catholic Church, there’s never been any shortage of preservation of theological documents.

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Sports gambling: Leave the money on the table

Sports gambling: Leave the money on the table

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the coming weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court might loosen federal restrictions on sports gambling. As a result, many states have proactively drafted bills that would create regulated sports gambling industries at the state level — Minnesota included. The changes could greatly expand legal gambling in Minnesota, for example, by making online gambling accessible 24 hours a day from any computer or smart phone.

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In ‘historic’ move, pope names three laywomen to doctrinal congregation

In ‘historic’ move, pope names three laywomen to doctrinal congregation

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis appointed three women as consultors to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. It marks the first time women and laypersons were named as active contributors — not support staff.

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The great ‘I am’

The great ‘I am’

| Father Terry Beeson | April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whenever I proclaim the Gospel of John at Mass, it is not uncommon for me to encounter an episode when Jesus makes an “I am” statement. And when I do, I really try to give the words an extra oomph, a little more emphasis: “I AM the bread of life …” “I AM the light of the world …” “I AM the Good Shepherd …” “I AM the resurrection and the life …” “I AM the way and the truth and the life …”

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Circuitous route led to director’s second film on exorcism

Circuitous route led to director’s second film on exorcism

| Mark Pattison | April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sometimes the best opportunities result from a mix of asking and having things fall into your lap.

So it was for William Friedkin, who directed “The Exorcist” 45 years ago and thought he was through with the subgenre he helped create. Then came his documentary on exorcism, “The Devil and Father Amorth.”

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