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Orthodontist hopes event spreads his love for Blessed John Henry Newman

Orthodontist hopes event spreads his love for Blessed John Henry Newman

| Sam Patet | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ron Snyder knows not many Catholics have heard of Blessed John Henry Newman.

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Apostolic visitor outlines plans for expansion at Medjugorje shrine

Apostolic visitor outlines plans for expansion at Medjugorje shrine

| Jonathan Luxmoore | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Polish archbishop tasked with overseeing Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Medjugorje shrine has outlined plans for expansion, including more Masses in different languages and facilities for young pilgrims who flock to the site of the alleged Marian apparitions.

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Disney animator credits Catholic schools with foundation for his success

Disney animator credits Catholic schools with foundation for his success

| Joanne Fox | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ron Clements is a renowned animator, screenwriter and producer-director of award-winning Disney films, including the 2017 blockbuster “Moana.”

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Irish singer Bono calls pope ‘extraordinary man for extraordinary times’

Irish singer Bono calls pope ‘extraordinary man for extraordinary times’

| Cindy Wooden | September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bono, the lead singer of the Irish band U2, said he told Pope Francis that in Ireland “it looks as though the abusers are being more protected than the victims. And you could see the pain in his face.”

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Catholic Charities distributes disaster relief to areas hit by Florence

Catholic Charities distributes disaster relief to areas hit by Florence

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Carolinas were hard hit with record rainfall and flooding rivers from tropical storm Florence since it made landfall Sept. 14. And although the storm was downgraded from a hurricane to a Category 1 tropical storm, it still caused extensive water damage.

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Down to earth: Vatican brings together world’s meteorite curators

Down to earth: Vatican brings together world’s meteorite curators

| Carol Glatz | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rocks, mineral debris and even dust from space are kept in special collections, museums and laboratories all over the world, and the Vatican Observatory took the first small step to help curators make a giant leap in coordinating their efforts globally.

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Carolinas brace for hurricane; seminary dedication is set to go on

Carolinas brace for hurricane; seminary dedication is set to go on

| Patricia L. Guilfoyle | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, leaders in the Diocese of Charlotte leaders began taking precautions and staying in the loop with North Carolina emergency management officials.

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U.S. bishops tell pope abuse scandal ‘lacerated’ the church

U.S. bishops tell pope abuse scandal ‘lacerated’ the church

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference said they shared with Pope Francis how the Church in the United States has been “lacerated by the evil of sexual abuse.”

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Washington cardinal to meet with pope to discuss resignation

Washington cardinal to meet with pope to discuss resignation

| Mark Zimmermann | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Saying that the best way to serve the Catholic Church as it moves into the future, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington announced he plans to meet soon with Pope Francis to discuss the resignation that he submitted three years ago when he turned 75, as required by canon law.

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Pope to convene world meeting on abuse prevention with bishops’ leaders

Pope to convene world meeting on abuse prevention with bishops’ leaders

| Carol Glatz | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis is calling the presidents of every Catholic bishops’ conference in the world to Rome Feb. 21-24 to discuss the prevention of the abuse of minors and vulnerable adults.

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Anniversary of 9/11 marked with moments of silence, prayer, Masses

Anniversary of 9/11 marked with moments of silence, prayer, Masses

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Churchgoers around the United States once again marked the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with moments of silence, special prayer services and Masses.

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Is seminary safe? Scandals have turned scrutiny on seminary culture and formation

Is seminary safe? Scandals have turned scrutiny on seminary culture and formation

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

“We wanted them to know … if they had a problem, they could bring it to one of the [seminary] faculty or staff, but they should feel free to go to whatever resources they need in order to feel safe,” Bishop Cozzens said.

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