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St. Thérèse drama coming to Rogers parish

St. Thérèse drama coming to Rogers parish

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mary Queen of Peace will host “Thérèse: The Story of a Soul” enacted by Dallas-based actress Audrey Ahern April 22, the vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday, at the parish’s St. Martin campus. The drama paints a realistic and human picture of the saint’s life.

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Pope horrified by ‘unacceptable massacre’ in Syria

Pope horrified by ‘unacceptable massacre’ in Syria

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis strongly condemned a shocking chemical attack in Syria that left some 70 people, including at least 10 children, dead.

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Chaldean patriarch supports Holy Week peace march in Iraq

Chaldean patriarch supports Holy Week peace march in Iraq

| Dale Gavlak | April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Chaldean Catholic patriarch is supporting a more than 80-mile peace march during Holy Week to urge an end to violence in his homeland and throughout the Middle East.

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Pope approves provisions to recognize marriages of SSPX faithful

Pope approves provisions to recognize marriages of SSPX faithful

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Continuing initiatives aimed at a reconciliation with the Society of St. Pius X, Pope Francis has made it possible for bishops to ensure the validity of marriages celebrated in the traditionalist communities.

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Catholic approach to development looks at body and soul, pope says

Catholic approach to development looks at body and soul, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Catholic approach to development aims at helping people achieve both physical and spiritual well-being and promotes both individual responsibility and community ties, Pope Francis said.

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Vatican welcomes three new refugee families from Syria

Vatican welcomes three new refugee families from Syria

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first three refugee families from Syria welcomed by the Vatican left their temporary homes to start their new lives in Italy, and three new families took their places in Vatican apartments.

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Local woman gets baptized at age 99

Local woman gets baptized at age 99

| April 4, 2017 | 1 Comment

A casual conversation at a nursing home in Spring Park last fall led to the baptism of a woman just two months shy of her 100th birthday.

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Pope recognizes miracle attributed to Fatima visionaries

Pope recognizes miracle attributed to Fatima visionaries

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has approved the recognition of a miracle attributed to the intercession of two of the shepherd children who saw Our Lady of Fatima in 1917, thus paving the way for their canonization.

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Panel: After rescue, trafficking victims need help addressing trauma

Panel: After rescue, trafficking victims need help addressing trauma

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s not enough to rescue victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation — they must be given supportive care to address their trauma, and tools to live economically independent lives free from abuse.

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Bishop McRaith dies; served Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, for 26 years

Bishop McRaith dies; served Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, for 26 years

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Retired Bishop John McRaith of Owensboro, a strong advocate of the Catholic Church’s rural life ministries, died March 19 at age 82.

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Bishops urge Congress to take bipartisan approach on health care reform

Bishops urge Congress to take bipartisan approach on health care reform

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Now that lawmakers have withdrawn the American Health Care Act, Congress must “seize this moment to create a new spirit of bipartisanship” and make “necessary reforms” in existing health care law to address access, affordability, life and conscience, said three U.S. bishops’ committee chairmen.

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Father Michel remembered as selfless with a heart for Latinos

Father Michel remembered as selfless with a heart for Latinos

| Matthew Davis and Dave Hrbacek | April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

A visitation will be 2-5 p.m. April 9 and 9-10 a.m. April 10 at Sacred Heart. A funeral Mass will be offered at the parish 10 a.m. April 10 followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery in St. Paul.

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