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Retirees put expertise into service with Ignatian Volunteer Corps

Retirees put expertise into service with Ignatian Volunteer Corps

| Sam Patet | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

After graduating with a degree in civil engineering in 1966, Tom Foley didn’t want to dive into the corporate world right away. Instead, he wanted to give of himself to those most in need.

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After teen pregnancy, family unites in pro-life advocacy

After teen pregnancy, family unites in pro-life advocacy

| Jessica Weinberger | April 26, 2016 | 5 Comments

Family gears up for Abria’s May 7 walk/run

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Families experiencing loss find a safe place to share

Families experiencing loss find a safe place to share

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In 2014, Veronica Rosa and her family were hit hard. Three months after their divorce, her ex-husband died.

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When it comes to happiness, there’s no app for that, pope tells teens

When it comes to happiness, there’s no app for that, pope tells teens

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Happiness “is not an ‘app’ that you can download on your phones nor will the latest update help you become free and great in loving,” Pope Francis told thousands of teenagers.

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No matter how court rules in immigration case, questions remain

No matter how court rules in immigration case, questions remain

| Carol Zimmermann | April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

People who closely follow the Supreme Court know it’s a waiting game.

There’s the wait to see if a case makes it to the court, the wait for a seat in the courtroom if it does, and then the wait — in this day and age of instant answers — for a court decision, which for major cases is typically at the end of the court’s term in late June.

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Gov. Dayton gets down with the kids on tour of Ascension School

Gov. Dayton gets down with the kids on tour of Ascension School

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Governor said he’s impressed by the learning environment at northside Minneapolis Catholic school.

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Planned Parenthood CEO at Georgetown said dismissive of pro-life views

Planned Parenthood CEO at Georgetown said dismissive of pro-life views

| Kurt Jensen | April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The controversy over the appearance by the head of Planned Parenthood at Jesuit-run Georgetown University April 20 became the background to a standing ovation.

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Archbishop Hebda to students: Look to Pope Francis as model for leadership

Archbishop Hebda to students: Look to Pope Francis as model for leadership

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

“As Catholics, the paradigm for leadership has to be Jesus himself,” Archbishop Hebda said. “If we’re looking for leaders to follow in the world, we need to discern those leaders who have aligned themselves with the mission of Christ, the Good Shepherd, and his Church.”

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Sanders says his invitation to Vatican wasn’t political endorsement

Sanders says his invitation to Vatican wasn’t political endorsement

| Carol Glatz | April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

In his 15-minute address, the Jewish senator extolled the Catholic Church’s social teachings, saying few others “rival the depth and insight” the Church displays in its moral teaching on the challenges of a market economy.

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Pope prays for refugees, brings 12 Syrians back to Rome

Pope prays for refugees, brings 12 Syrians back to Rome

| Cindy Wooden | April 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis’ five-hour visit to Greece ended with him offering safe passage to Italy to 12 Syrian Muslims, half under the age of 18.

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Visitation sisters from mother monastery in France showcased in Basilica exhibit

Visitation sisters from mother monastery in France showcased in Basilica exhibit

| April 14, 2016 | 1 Comment

Visitation Sister Suzanne Homeyer stood in the John XXIII Gallery at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis gazing at a recently hung painting. It depicted the back of a nun in full habit carrying a bag in her right hand, walking down a street in Annecy, France.

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Pope Francis asks for prayers ahead of visit to Lesbos

Pope Francis asks for prayers ahead of visit to Lesbos

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis asked Christians to pray for him before embarking on a one-day visit to the Greek island of Lesbos.

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