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The ‘bitter pill’ of false liberation

The ‘bitter pill’ of false liberation

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

A major study published on December 7 in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that hormonal contraception increases the risk of breast cancer for women. The research used all of Denmark as its sample, following nearly 1.8 million Danish women of childbearing age for over a decade.

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Retirement fund helps care for members, support ministries

Retirement fund helps care for members, support ministries

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the five decades Sister Kathleen Mary Kiemen has been a religious sister, her work has included teaching, parish ministry and environmental activism. For a time, she also helped fellow members of the School Sisters of Notre Dame transition successfully from working to retirement.

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Appointments – December 7, 2017

Appointments – December 7, 2017

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments and change of clergy status in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:

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Faithful teens represent archdiocese at national conference

Faithful teens represent archdiocese at national conference

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m often asked what gives me the most hope in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It’s a tough question because there are so many signs of life in this local Church. A recent trip to Indianapolis for the National Catholic Youth Conference, however, may have tipped the scales in favor of the youth of this archdiocese.

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Adolescentes fieles representan arquidiocesis en la conferencia nacional

Adolescentes fieles representan arquidiocesis en la conferencia nacional

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

A menudo me preguntan qué es lo que me da más esperanza en la Arquidiócesis de St. Paul y Minneapolis. Es una pregunta difícil porque hay muchas señales de vida en esta Iglesia local. Sin embargo, un viaje reciente a Indianápolis para la Conferencia Nacional Católica de la Juventud puede haber inclinado la balanza a favor de los jóvenes de esta arquidiócesis.

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Pope expresses satisfaction with meetings on Rohingya crisis

Pope expresses satisfaction with meetings on Rohingya crisis

| Cindy Wooden | December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Well aware he was disappointing some people by not using the word “Rohingya” publicly in Myanmar, Pope Francis said his chief concern had been to get a point across, and he did.

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In Nova Scotia, cemeteries tell story of 1917 ship collision, explosion

In Nova Scotia, cemeteries tell story of 1917 ship collision, explosion

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The tall, gray and weathered headstone in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery is carved with 11 names, all from the same family, and with a simple statement at the bottom: “They died Dec. 6, 1917, at 66 Veith St.”

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Court allows travel ban to be implemented as legal challenges continue

Court allows travel ban to be implemented as legal challenges continue

| December 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court said Dec. 4 that President Donald Trump’s travel ban restricting entry into the United States by nationals from some countries can be fully implemented while legal challenges to the ban work their way through the lower courts.

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Croatian archbishop deplores ‘unjust verdicts’ after general’s suicide

Croatian archbishop deplores ‘unjust verdicts’ after general’s suicide

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The president of Croatia’s bishops’ conference condemned “unjust verdicts” at a United Nations war crimes trial, after a jailed general publicly committed suicide when his appeal was rejected.

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