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Archdiocese has exclusive rights until May to file plan

Archdiocese has exclusive rights until May to file plan

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Attorney Richard Anderson of Briggs and Morgan, representing the archdiocese, said that the time of exclusivity allotted to the archdiocese to file a plan is necessary because mediation is ongoing.

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Cardinal Parolin: Apostolic exhortation on the family could come soon

Cardinal Parolin: Apostolic exhortation on the family could come soon

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, said an apostolic exhortation on the family following the recently concluded Synod of Bishops could be released soon.

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China announces it will change its policy, allow all families 2 children

China announces it will change its policy, allow all families 2 children

| October 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

China’s Communist Party leaders announced they would change the nation’s one-child policy, which most strictly applied to Han Chinese living in urban areas of the country.

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Wisconsin clinic suspends abortions; pro-lifers hope for permanent stop

Wisconsin clinic suspends abortions; pro-lifers hope for permanent stop

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The only facility still performing abortions in the northeast Wisconsin has suspended abortions for the next six months.

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World expects believers to work together for peace, pope says

World expects believers to work together for peace, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

The world expects all people of religious faith to work with everyone for a better future, Pope Francis told representatives of major religions.

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‘Nostra Aetate’ at 50: The ‘Magna Carta’ of interreligious dialogue

‘Nostra Aetate’ at 50: The ‘Magna Carta’ of interreligious dialogue

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Catholic leaders are partnering with the Jewish Community Relations Council to commemorate the document’s anniversary with a dinner Dec. 2 at the Depot in Minneapolis.

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Teen honored as hero for book-giving idea

Teen honored as hero for book-giving idea

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maria Keller of Holy Name of Jesus in Medina, who started a children’s book nonprofit, received national young heroes recognition.

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Give to the Max Day is Nov. 12

Give to the Max Day is Nov. 12

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s coming up again Nov. 12, and it’s more important to the financial picture of some Catholic schools and nonprofit organizations than to others.

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Irish-born actress Maureen O’Hara dies; was icon of golden age of movies

Irish-born actress Maureen O’Hara dies; was icon of golden age of movies

| Michael Brown | October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maureen O’Hara, one of the last icons of the golden age of movies, died Oct. 24 in Boise. She was 95.

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It’s now Joe Mauer Field House at Cretin-Derham Hall

It’s now Joe Mauer Field House at Cretin-Derham Hall

| October 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Twins’ star honored by high school where he starred in three sports.

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Wanted: More exorcists to meet demands in Philippines

Wanted: More exorcists to meet demands in Philippines

| Simone Orendain | October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

So many people have contacted the Archdiocese of Manila about exorcisms that it has begun recruiting new priests.

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House bill holds up federal funds for Planned Parenthood for a year

House bill holds up federal funds for Planned Parenthood for a year

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U.S. House voted Oct. 23 to block federal funding for a year to affiliates of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and redirect the money to community health centers.

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