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The sacramentality of marriage

The sacramentality of marriage

| Kate Soucheray | April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

On our wedding day, we may not think as much about the sacramentality of our marriage as we should, or the sacramental nature of the mystery in which we are participating. Our focus is often on the dresses, the flowers, the music, and the reception and dance to follow the ceremony. And yet, the sacrament in which we participate will change everything for us from that day forward.

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‘Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,’ streaming, Netflix

‘Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,’ streaming, Netflix

| April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The chronicle of [Joe Exotic’s] downfall is thoroughly unhealthy media junk food on which many, apparently, are bingeing — ‘Tiger King’ is currently Netflix’s most popular program.”

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Catholic organizations urge communities to respond to U.S. census

Catholic organizations urge communities to respond to U.S. census

| Mark Pattison | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

A baker’s dozen of Catholic organizations, from dioceses to religious orders to Catholic Charities affiliates, have signed on to a joint statement urging all to take part in the 2020 U.S. census.

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Pandemic’s economic toll just starting to show for both nation, Church

Pandemic’s economic toll just starting to show for both nation, Church

| Mark Pattison | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

After 11 years of U.S. economic growth, the statistics are staggering.

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Catholic entities expect to receive aid under emergency relief bill

Catholic entities expect to receive aid under emergency relief bill

| Dennis Sadowski | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic hospitals, parish schools and charitable agencies are among the entities hoping to receive partial relief under a massive $2.2 trillion emergency aid package unanimously approved by Congress in response to the crippling new coronavirus.

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Knights of Columbus offers short-term loans to help dioceses meet needs

Knights of Columbus offers short-term loans to help dioceses meet needs

| April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Knights of Columbus announced a new program March 27 to assist U.S. dioceses with short-term financing to help them and their parishes “weather the financial impact of the pandemic.”

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Despite opposition, abortion is now legal in Northern Ireland

Despite opposition, abortion is now legal in Northern Ireland

| Simon Caldwell | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The British government has pressed ahead with the legalization of abortion in Northern Ireland.

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SBA allows church entities to obtain needed loans to keep workers on staff

SBA allows church entities to obtain needed loans to keep workers on staff

| Dennis Sadowski | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Religious nonprofits, including schools, parishes and some dioceses, are eligible for assistance under regulations developed to implement portions of the massive $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act.

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Cardinal Pell released from prison after court overturns conviction

Cardinal Pell released from prison after court overturns conviction

| Michael Sainsbury | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cardinal George Pell has been released from prison after 405 days behind bars after the seven judges of the High Court of Australia unanimously overturned the original December 2018 jury verdict that found him guilty on five counts of molesting two 13-year-old choirboys in 1996.

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