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Priest: Few at Mexico-U.S. border will have asylum claims accepted

Priest: Few at Mexico-U.S. border will have asylum claims accepted

| David Agren | May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The first members of the Central American caravan of migrants have been allowed to make asylum claims, but a Scalabrinian priest said “very, very few” have their applications accepted.

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Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

In an age when technology is ever-evolving, Catholic news organizations must be willing to adapt to effectively proclaim the Gospel to all, Pope Francis said.

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Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

| Cody Weddle | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

On a recent Sunday morning, Anderson Cedeno, 32, lifted his hands to the sky like the thousands around him, singing along to the lyrics projected on three massive screens overhead.

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Pope, others mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans

Pope, others mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans

| Simon Caldwell | April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said he was mourning the death of English toddler Alfie Evans, who died four days after doctors withdrew his life support system.

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Pope asks Catholics to pray the rosary for peace each day in May

Pope asks Catholics to pray the rosary for peace each day in May

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis prayed that the hopes for peace strengthened by the meeting of the leaders of North and South Korea will not be dashed, and he urged Catholics during the month of May to pray the rosary for peace.

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St. Matthew parishioners  recall fire that destroyed  church 50 years ago

St. Matthew parishioners recall fire that destroyed church 50 years ago

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Massive plumes of smoke. That’s what lifelong St. Matthew parishioner Karen Thompson recalls seeing, in disbelief, as the city bus she road home from work turned a corner by St. Matthew School in St. Paul. The church was on fire.

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Avengers: Infinity War — A-III (PG-13)

Avengers: Infinity War — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Strong pro-life values are embedded in the towering, richly complex Marvel Comics-based adventure “Avengers: Infinity War.” While this often-dazzling, sometimes-dizzying epic is safest for grown-ups, its positive moral lessons may lead at least some parents to deem it acceptable for older teens as well.

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Bishops throw support behind another bill to protect undocumented youth

Bishops throw support behind another bill to protect undocumented youth

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration announced support April 25 for a bipartisan bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for young adults brought into the country as minors without legal documentation. The proposed bill also calls for an increase in security at the border between Mexico and the U.S., an increase in immigration judges and ties U.S. aid to certain Central American countries based on their efforts to address smuggling and steps to combat corruption as well as to strengthening rule of law at home.

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Catholic filmmaker tells stories of faith and the heart

Catholic filmmaker tells stories of faith and the heart

| Jessica Weinberger | April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the St. Francis House in Brooklyn, New York, Cliff Azize learned an important lesson from the Franciscan Friars of Renewal who had opened their doors to young men like him who needed a second chance at life.

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Catholic Beer Club responding to millennials’ thirst for community

Catholic Beer Club responding to millennials’ thirst for community

| Jonathan Liedl | April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Weeknight visitors to a Twin Cities craft brewery might stumble upon one of the newest young adult ventures in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Toronto cardinal calls for prayers after van kills at least 10

Toronto cardinal calls for prayers after van kills at least 10

| April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins called for special prayers after a van jumped a curb and killed at least 10 people on a busy Toronto street.

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Handmaids halt plans to serve in archdiocese

Handmaids halt plans to serve in archdiocese

| April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

A series of delays and red tape in trying to convert a 1922 St. Paul building into a convent has led the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus to pause their establishment in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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