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Best defense against sin, temptation is Jesus, pope says at audience

Best defense against sin, temptation is Jesus, pope says at audience

| Carol Glatz | April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Surrounded by the devil’s temptations and being susceptible to sin, people can always find help, support and forgiveness in Jesus Christ.

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Being Christian means acting, loving like Christ, pope says at audience

Being Christian means acting, loving like Christ, pope says at audience

| Cindy Wooden | April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Christian isn’t a person who simply follows some commandments, but is a person who tries to think like Christ, “act like him, love like him,” Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience.

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Pope says women’s love makes them privileged witnesses of Christ

Pope says women’s love makes them privileged witnesses of Christ

| Francis X. Rocca | April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Women have a privileged role in the church because of their ability to pass on the faith through love, Pope Francis said.

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Holy Week is time to follow Jesus in search of lost sheep, pope says

Holy Week is time to follow Jesus in search of lost sheep, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

“There is such a great need to bring (people) the living presence of Jesus, who is merciful and rich in love.”

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Weigel outlines challenges, opportunities for today’s Church

Weigel outlines challenges, opportunities for today’s Church

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In his latest book, Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church, George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., presents a wide-reaching look at the current challenges and opportunities confronting the Catholic Church.

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Men’s conference offers chance to work on ‘spiritual fitness’

Men’s conference offers chance to work on ‘spiritual fitness’

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kurt Fasen of St. Henry in Monticello is looking forward to a valuable four-hour chunk of time he will spend at the University of St. Thomas Field House in March.

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Bishops urge Catholics to pray for life, marriage and religious liberty

Bishops urge Catholics to pray for life, marriage and religious liberty

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a pastoral strategy addressing life, marriage and religious liberty concerns.

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Got toilets? MN native works to flush away water problems, improve sanitation in Africa

Got toilets? MN native works to flush away water problems, improve sanitation in Africa

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are “world” days set aside to celebrate all kinds of things: World Teachers Day, World Day of Social Justice, World Health Day — just to name a few.

There’s even a World Toilet Day every Nov. 19. And while it may draw a few snickers, it’s no laughing matter for the 2.5 billion people around the world who don’t have access to a toilet and struggle with illnesses related to lack of clean water and sanitation.

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Floods damage grotto in Lourdes

Floods damage grotto in Lourdes

| October 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

A worker shovels mud from the grotto at the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in southwestern France

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Papyrus fragment with reference to Jesus’ ‘wife’ stirs debate

Papyrus fragment with reference to Jesus’ ‘wife’ stirs debate

| Carol Glatz | September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

“It does not, however, provide evidence that the historical Jesus was married,”

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Minnesota native helps coordinate outreach to Syrian refugees

Minnesota native helps coordinate outreach to Syrian refugees

| August 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Kevin Hartigan says Catholic Relief Services is partnering with church agencies to provide food, medical and other assistance to war victims

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CRS says work with groups doesn’t violate Catholic teaching

CRS says work with groups doesn’t violate Catholic teaching

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

From staff and wire reports Catholic Relief Services is refuting accusations that its work with some international organizations violates Catholic teaching. The agency’s response follows recent charges made online by LifeSiteNews and repeated on other websites that CRS partnered with organizations that provide contraceptives and other family planning services the church deems immoral. CRS, the […]

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