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Truth must prevail in abuse case against former nuncio, pope says

Truth must prevail in abuse case against former nuncio, pope says

| Carol Glatz | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis expressed his hope that truth prevail and justice be served in the Vatican investigation and trial of Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and papal nuncio, who has been accused of sexually abusing young boys.

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In Pictures – December 11, 2014

In Pictures – December 11, 2014

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

FEAST DAY TRADITION
VATICAN CHRISTMAS TREE

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Humanity needs deeper understanding of ‘masculine genius’

Humanity needs deeper understanding of ‘masculine genius’

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Talk shares how men’s, women’s gifts can shed light on life

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State business owners receive an out from HHS Mandate

State business owners receive an out from HHS Mandate

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Decision might not extend to possible changes to federal requirement

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Maplewood priest acquitted of sexual misconduct charges

Maplewood priest acquitted of sexual misconduct charges

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archdiocese’s Ministerial Standards Board to review Father Mark Huberty’s case

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Pope calls for more ‘integration’ of divorced Catholics

Pope calls for more ‘integration’ of divorced Catholics

| Francis X. Rocca | December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church must consider various ways to integrate the divorced and civilly remarried in the life of the Church — not merely allowing them to receive Communion, but letting them serve as eucharistic ministers and godparents — and to make it easier for Catholic families to accept their homosexual members.

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What’s it like to be a bishop? ‘Lots of excitement,’ Cozzens says

What’s it like to be a bishop? ‘Lots of excitement,’ Cozzens says

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Dec. 9, Bishop Andrew Cozzens celebrated the one-year anniversary of his ordination as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It was a busy year of confirmations, engagement in Latino Ministry and taking an active role in helping victims of sexual abuse heal.

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New partnership aims to better serve abuse victims

New partnership aims to better serve abuse victims

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week, the archdiocese announced a partnership with Twin Cities-based Canvas Health to provide victim assistance services. Now, when a person calls (651) 291-4497 any time day or night, he or she will reach a professional trained to respond to victims/survivors of sexual abuse.

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God reveals himself to humble hearts, says pope

God reveals himself to humble hearts, says pope

| Laura Ieraci | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

God reveals himself to humble and meek hearts, said Pope Francis at morning Mass Dec. 2.

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U.S. & World News briefs – December 4, 2014

U.S. & World News briefs – December 4, 2014

| December 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

– Obama, Archbishop Cupich meet in Chicago, talk immigration
– Re-gifting: Vatican raffles pope gifts to raise money for poor
– First world day against human trafficking set for February
– Church, National Library to make parish records free online

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Author thanks religious who taught, guided

Author thanks religious who taught, guided

| Beth Blair | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection is Dec. 13-14. Catholics will be speaking at parishes and reflecting on the impact the religious have had on their own lives.

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Wedding plans: Cathedral seeks photos for centennial exhibit

Wedding plans: Cathedral seeks photos for centennial exhibit

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A box full of wedding photos sits at Celeste Raspanti’s elbow. As she lifts one from the stack and looks at it, two brides, two grooms, two maids of honor and two best men look back. It’s an image more than 99 years old, made of the wedding parties from a double wedding, the first of its kind at the “new” Cathedral of St. Paul on April 14, 1915.

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