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Blind father, deaf daughter share lectoring ministry

Blind father, deaf daughter share lectoring ministry

| February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minneapolis parish is home to archdiocese’s ministry to deaf, hard of hearing

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Addressing the Church’s abuse crisis: Panelists, others offer advice

Addressing the Church’s abuse crisis: Panelists, others offer advice

| Kurt Jensen | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Permanent solutions to the Church’s sexual abuse crisis are going to require a greater level of lay participation and more legal muscle.

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Pope, on flight, talks about dialogue, war, abuse of women religious

Pope, on flight, talks about dialogue, war, abuse of women religious

| Cindy Wooden | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told reporters he is more afraid of the consequences of not engaging in interreligious dialogue than he is of being manipulated by some Muslim leaders.

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Supreme Court asked to put Louisiana abortion law on hold

Supreme Court asked to put Louisiana abortion law on hold

| Carol Zimmermann | February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily put on hold a state law restricting Louisiana abortion providers.

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Virginia bishop says racist photo another assault on human dignity

Virginia bishop says racist photo another assault on human dignity

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge called on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Feb. 2 “to do what is best to restore the trust and confidence of the people in our leaders” after a racist photo from the governor’s 1984 medical school yearbook emerged a day earlier.

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Rams executive, Totino-Grace alumnus Pastoors says building a Super Bowl team is about people

Rams executive, Totino-Grace alumnus Pastoors says building a Super Bowl team is about people

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Tony Pastoors was five days old, his mother, Betsy, kneeled in a hospital chapel to pray that his life would be spared.

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Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two large encampments of homeless people, one in St. Paul, another in Minneapolis, drew unprecedented attention this fall and winter to the plight of people unable to afford a home, including the working poor, unemployed, mentally ill and intellectually disabled.

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With immediacy comes responsibility in the 24/7 social media world

With immediacy comes responsibility in the 24/7 social media world

| Dennis Sadowski | February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The image on social media was striking. A smiling teenager wearing a red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap and a Native American elder playing a drum and chanting, both staring at each other in a tense encounter.

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During Arctic blast, Catholic service agencies extend services, hours

During Arctic blast, Catholic service agencies extend services, hours

| Carol Zimmermann | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

The deep freeze that plunged much of the Upper Midwest into historic and dangerously low temperatures was a matter of life and death for many of the area’s homeless at risk of frostbite or hypothermia.

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Across Midwest, deep freeze closes diocesan offices, Catholic schools

Across Midwest, deep freeze closes diocesan offices, Catholic schools

| Carol Zimmermann | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

A broad swath of the Midwest experienced a deep freeze during the last days of January with historic low temperatures impacting daily routines.

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The health effects of binge-watching: You are getting very sleepy …

The health effects of binge-watching: You are getting very sleepy …

| Mark Pattison | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the beginning, humans regulated their day by the rising and the setting of the sun. Then someone invented the concept of time and its division into hours and minutes.

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Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new weightlifting team

Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new weightlifting team

| Jean Gonzalez | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ashley Savigne looked intently at the barbell for her dead lift to an overhead press.

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