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Crookston Diocese announces $5 million settlement with sexual abuse survivors

Crookston Diocese announces $5 million settlement with sexual abuse survivors

| Janelle C. Gergen | July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Crookston said July 17 it has reached a $5 million settlement with victims/survivors of clergy sexual abuse.

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St. Paul author brings faith, family memories to children’s book

St. Paul author brings faith, family memories to children’s book

| Doug Holveson | July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Seeking to give every child a fair shake at getting a good night’s sleep, St. Paul native Rose Duffy recently published her first children’s book, “I Thank God for You.”

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Report on religion restrictions gives U.S. bad marks in key areas

Report on religion restrictions gives U.S. bad marks in key areas

| Mark Pattison | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Pew Research Center’s annual report on restrictions on religion worldwide showed the United States had the worst scores in the Americas in three of the eight categories Pew surveyed.

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Digital Edition – July 11, 2019

Digital Edition – July 11, 2019

| July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Miss Minnesota shaped by Catholic faith, The new Northeast, Insights on education, St. Thomas Aquinas modernist church turns 50, Msgr. John A. Ryan, Celebrating religious jubilees

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Religious men and women celebrate significant jubilees

Religious men and women celebrate significant jubilees

| July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is honored to highlight the members of women’s and men’s religious communities who are celebrating milestone jubilees this year and who are serving or who have served in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Reflecting on 60 years of sisterhood

Reflecting on 60 years of sisterhood

| Debbie Musser | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

On March 19, Sister Angela Schreiber celebrated her 60th jubilee, commemorating six decades of service as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

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That document on youth from Pope Francis — worth reading?

That document on youth from Pope Francis — worth reading?

| Father Michael Schmitz | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Q. I heard that the pope wrote a document on youth recently. What are the main takeaways? Is it worth reading?

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Love of God, love of neighbor

Love of God, love of neighbor

| Father Nels Gjengdahl | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you could meet God face-to-face and were given the opportunity to ask him just one question, what would you ask him? Think very carefully.

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Like mother before her, Miss Minnesota shaped by faith

Like mother before her, Miss Minnesota shaped by faith

| Christina Capecchi | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kathryn Kueppers was shaking in the final moments before the 2019 Miss Minnesota was named June 22.

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From readers – July 11, 2019

From readers – July 11, 2019

| July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

State’s abortion protections

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Graciousness in division rooted in gratitude to God

Graciousness in division rooted in gratitude to God

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

In our first reading from the second letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians (2 Cor 8:1-9), Paul extolled the quality of being gracious. For him, being gracious is not just being kind, generous and community minded. It is the gratitude of the heart in response to the abundant grace of God in Jesus Christ. It is giving our entire lives to God. It is imitating Christ, who emptied himself that we may be filled with the treasures of heaven.

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Communicating Catholic education benefits

Communicating Catholic education benefits

| Susan Klemond | July 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic schools’ combination of quality education and faith formation brings value to students, parishes and the wider community, but financial and social barriers to Catholic education remain for some families, including a growing Latino population, experts noted at a June 25 forum on education sponsored by the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota.

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