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The compassionate Jesus in the holy Eucharist

The compassionate Jesus in the holy Eucharist

| Deacon Bruno Nwachukwu | July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every week, my Communion visits have been filled with amazing experiences. The people I visit are always ready to receive Christ with a smile or with tears of joy. These experiences draw our attention to this Sunday’s readings.

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Appointments – July 31, 2014

Appointments – July 31, 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Catholic tour groups thrive despite economy

Catholic tour groups thrive despite economy

| Zoey Di Mauro | July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although the shifting economy sometimes forces people to forgo usual vacations, Catholic tour companies do not seem to feel the impact.

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Marital problems? Blame Adam and Eve, not your spouse

Marital problems? Blame Adam and Eve, not your spouse

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Psychologist offers insights from late pope’s Theology of the Body

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Overheard – July 31, 2014

Overheard – July 31, 2014

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“In the face of this emergency, our first duty must be to protect these children. My brothers and sisters, what we are doing for these children as a church? It’s not about politics. We all know that. It’s about who we are as Catholics.”

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Top 10 secrets to happiness according to Pope Francis

Top 10 secrets to happiness according to Pope Francis

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an interview published in part in the Argentine weekly “Viva” July 27, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one’s life:

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Obama’s order bans discrimination based on workers’ sexual orientation

Obama’s order bans discrimination based on workers’ sexual orientation

| Mark Pattison | July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama’s executive order of July 21 has installed workplace rules forbidding the firing of employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity by the federal government and federal contractors — a key provision in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act languishing in Congress.

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Family, nuncio in Syria plead for news about kidnapped Jesuit

Family, nuncio in Syria plead for news about kidnapped Jesuit

| Cindy Wooden | July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the eve of the first anniversary of the presumed kidnapping of an Italian Jesuit in Syria, his family posted a video on YouTube pleading for news about his whereabouts.

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