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In Pictures – April 10, 2014

In Pictures – April 10, 2014

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
PRAYERS FOR RWANDA

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Boy’s heroism spurs Wisconsin players’ trip to New York for his funeral

Boy’s heroism spurs Wisconsin players’ trip to New York for his funeral

| Benjamin Wideman | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the first 20 minutes of their 12-and-a-half-hour bus ride from upstate New York back to Manitowoc, Wisc. head coach Phil Budervic and five members of the Silver Lake College of the Holy Family men’s basketball team sat silent.

It was a time for reflection, considering what they’d just been part of.

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Courts continue to weigh HHS mandate

Courts continue to weigh HHS mandate

| Patricia Zapor | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court is involved in two types of issues related to claims by employers who say they should not have to provide coverage of contraceptives in their workers’ health insurance plans because it violates the employers’ faith-based moral objections.

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People power: Popular devotion is key factor in sainthood process

People power: Popular devotion is key factor in sainthood process

| Cindy Wooden | February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sainthood process is long and technically complicated, and ultimately requires the approval of the pope, but the whole procedure is driven by Catholics in the pews and, especially, those on their knees.

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Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

| Carol Glatz | February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courageously follow Jesus in seeking out the poor and sinners, and in making difficult sacrifices in order to help and heal others, Pope Francis said.

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Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

National Catholic Schools Week will be observed in U.S. dioceses Jan. 26-Feb. 1 with the theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”

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Minnesota hockey Olympian connects faith and competition

Minnesota hockey Olympian connects faith and competition

| Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully | January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the midst of final preparations for the Olympics, U.S. women’s hockey player Anne Schleper said faith definitely plays a role in her games.

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Abortion supporters rely on ‘subterfuges,’ Cardinal O’Malley says

Abortion supporters rely on ‘subterfuges,’ Cardinal O’Malley says

| Mark Pattison | January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Supporters of legal abortion are like the emperor from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” said Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston.

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Nine days of prayer part of Roe v. Wade anniversary

Nine days of prayer part of Roe v. Wade anniversary

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic bishops are sponsoring Nine Days for Life: Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage, planned for Jan. 18-26, as part of several events marking the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand in the U.S.

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In Pictures – January 16, 2014

In Pictures – January 16, 2014

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis passes circus performers on stilts as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter’s Square.

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In Pictures – January 2, 2014

In Pictures – January 2, 2014

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHRISTMAS EVE MASS
SAFE HAVEN

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Gospel Trail puts visitors on Christ’s path through Galilee

Gospel Trail puts visitors on Christ’s path through Galilee

| Dennis Sadowski | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Gospel Trail takes pilgrims and recreational hikers on the 37-mile journey that Jesus may have followed as he started his three-year public ministry.

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