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With growing student activism on gun violence, will lawmakers act?

With growing student activism on gun violence, will lawmakers act?

| Dennis Sadowski | February 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Determination and resolve, mixed with frustration and anger, are guiding a new round of resolute activism to reshape federal gun laws.

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Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

| February 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Father Erik Lundgren has grown accustomed to parishioners and community members asking about his growing beard and long hair.

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Nun’s recovery recognized as 70th official miraculous healing at Lourdes

Nun’s recovery recognized as 70th official miraculous healing at Lourdes

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the Catholic Church celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, a French bishop announced the 70th officially recognized miraculous cure of a pilgrim to the Lourdes grotto where Mary appeared 160 years ago.

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Rev. Graham dies; world famous evangelist was admired by many, including Archbishop Flynn

Rev. Graham dies; world famous evangelist was admired by many, including Archbishop Flynn

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Rev. Billy Graham, a fiery Baptist preacher who was easily the most famous evangelist of the 20th century and for decades one of the world figures most admired by Americans, died early Feb. 21 at his home in Montreat, according to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. He was 99.

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Parkland students arrive in Florida capital to urge action on gun reform

Parkland students arrive in Florida capital to urge action on gun reform

| February 21, 2018 | 3 Comments

About 100 students from Parkland arrived in Tallahassee the evening of Feb. 20, highly motivated to press their state lawmakers in person to reform gun laws after the deadly shooting rampage at their high school.

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Msgr. Richter prepares for new role as seminary rector

Msgr. Richter prepares for new role as seminary rector

| February 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Msgr. Thomas Richter was thrilled with his first assignment as vice rector of the St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul. Having just arrived in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, he traveled to the Holy Land in January with the third-year seminarians, who’ll be ordained transitional deacons this spring.

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Christian leaders in Jerusalem protest plan to tax church properties

Christian leaders in Jerusalem protest plan to tax church properties

| Judith Sudilovsky | February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The heads and patriarchs of Christian churches in Jerusalem strongly denounced the city of Jerusalem’s plan to force churches to pay property taxes.

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Philippine bishop orders investigation into Ash Wednesday burns

Philippine bishop orders investigation into Ash Wednesday burns

| February 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

A bishop in the Philippine capital has ordered an investigation into reports that several Massgoers developed rashes after having their foreheads marked with ash on Ash Wednesday.

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Fasting during Lent includes sharing, treating others kindly, pope says

Fasting during Lent includes sharing, treating others kindly, pope says

| Carol Glatz | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Loudly boasting or complaining about fasting during Lent and treating others unkindly is not what God wants, Pope Francis said.

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Florida school shooting an act of ‘horrifying evil,’ says Miami archbishop

Florida school shooting an act of ‘horrifying evil,’ says Miami archbishop

| February 15, 2018 | 1 Comment

Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski urged community members to come together “to support one another in this time of grief” after a shooting rampage Feb. 14 at a Broward County high school left at least 17 people dead.

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‘Lean on each other,’ advises couple married 75 years

‘Lean on each other,’ advises couple married 75 years

| Jessica L. Marsala | February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Married for 75 years, Joseph Farr and his wife, Ann, say that they believe they’ve found the secret to making a marriage last.

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Hill-Murray, St. Odilia celebrating Olympic sisters

Hill-Murray, St. Odilia celebrating Olympic sisters

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Few schools can claim an Olympic athlete from its alumni base.

Even fewer schools have more than one, especially from the same family. Catholic schools Hill-Murray High School and St. Odilia School can claim the later.

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