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St. Kate’s looks ahead

St. Kate’s looks ahead

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Driven by mission, the Catholic liberal arts university for women plans for future with new president

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Samaritans at south Texas parish bring joy, comfort to sick, elderly

Samaritans at south Texas parish bring joy, comfort to sick, elderly

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Delfina Flores loves Tuesdays. On that day, she puts on a bright pink shirt and heads to her church, San Francisco Javier Mission in Laredo, and meets a group of 10 women in pink shirts.

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Iraqi women hope chasuble sent to pope will inspire prayers for peace

Iraqi women hope chasuble sent to pope will inspire prayers for peace

| Dale Gavlak | June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Iraqi refugee women who fled Islamic State group violence in their homeland have appealed to Pope Francis for help, sending a hand-sewn chasuble and imploring him to pray for them and for peace in their country.

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Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope’s Poland itinerary

Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope’s Poland itinerary

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will visit the Nazi death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau during his visit to Poland for World Youth Day in Krakow.

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‘God is here to grieve with us,’ says priest aiding grieving families

‘God is here to grieve with us,’ says priest aiding grieving families

| Jean Gonzalez | June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Jorge Torres admits he has shed a lot of tears since June 12.

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Parish reaches out to Nebraska family after deadly alligator attack

Parish reaches out to Nebraska family after deadly alligator attack

| Joe Ruff | June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Members of St. Patrick Parish in Elkhorn prayed June 16 for Lane Graves, a 2-year-old boy killed in an alligator attack in Florida, his father and mother, Matthew and Melissa, and sister, 4-year-old Ella, during a regularly scheduled morning Mass and special rosary.

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Archdiocese to sell final Cathedral Hill property to Cathedral Heritage Foundation

Archdiocese to sell final Cathedral Hill property to Cathedral Heritage Foundation

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is planning to sell a 94-year-old office building to the Cathedral Heritage Foundation and a separate limited liability company for $900,000 pending U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval.

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Granite and clay: Creativity, patience shape sculptor for priesthood

Granite and clay: Creativity, patience shape sculptor for priesthood

| Carol Glatz | June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the small dormitory room that smelled of moist modelling clay, dozens of statues of a laughing Jesus lined wooden shelves against a wall.

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Longtime rural pastor remembered for Gospel explanations

Longtime rural pastor remembered for Gospel explanations

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A longtime pastor of rural parishes, Father Robert Dobihal died June 16 at the age of 90. Ordained a priest in 1950 and retired in 1991, he also celebrated Sunday Mass at St. Jerome in Maplewood following retirement. His funeral Mass was June 22 at St. Jerome in Maplewood was celebrated by Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Bishops, others offer consolation, resolve after Orlando shootings

Bishops, others offer consolation, resolve after Orlando shootings

| June 20, 2016 | 4 Comments

Bishops of dioceses which themselves fell victim to mass shootings in recent years were among the flood of Catholic leaders offering condolences and consolation to survivors and family members of the victims of the mass shooting June 12 at a gay nightclub attack in Orlando, Florida.

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First Puerto Rican victim of Orlando mass shooting laid to rest at home

First Puerto Rican victim of Orlando mass shooting laid to rest at home

| Wallice de la Vega | June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Songs blared June 18 while a white horse-drawn hearse and a weeping crowd departed Barriada Esperanza sector of Guanica with the body of Angel Candelario Padro.

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Too many couples do not understand marriage is for life, pope says

Too many couples do not understand marriage is for life, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | June 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

Because most people today do not understand that sacramental marriage really is a bond that binds them to each other for life, many marriages today can be considered invalid, Pope Francis said.

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