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Debate emerges on St. John Paul II’s early writings on social ethics

Debate emerges on St. John Paul II’s early writings on social ethics

| Jonathan Luxmoore | October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Less than six months after St John Paul II was canonized, questions are being raised about a book of lectures he penned as a young priest in his Polish homeland.

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U.S. couple at synod calls for ‘robust, creative’ family programs

U.S. couple at synod calls for ‘robust, creative’ family programs

| Cindy Wooden | October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Existing diocesan programs and Catholic organizations aimed at helping Catholic families fulfill their vocation clearly are not strong enough to meet modern needs, a Wisconsin couple told the Synod of Bishops.

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Life of newly beatified New Jersey sister called ‘recipe for holiness’

Life of newly beatified New Jersey sister called ‘recipe for holiness’

| Beth Griffin | October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 2,200 people packed the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark Oct. 4 to celebrate the first beatification liturgy in the United States.

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Vatican’s abuse panel plans to include more experts, another survivor

Vatican’s abuse panel plans to include more experts, another survivor

| Carol Glatz | October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

A papal commission on child protection will be expanding its nine-member panel to include more experts and another survivor of clerical abuse.

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Legal proceedings, pastoral outreach both part of annulment process

Legal proceedings, pastoral outreach both part of annulment process

| Liz O'Connor | October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

There’s an inherent tension between upholding the indissolubility of sacramental marriage and bringing pastoral care to those whose marriages have failed, according to a canon law professor and ethics professor at The Catholic University of America in Washington.

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Nun who won Italy’s ‘The Voice’ records first album

Nun who won Italy’s ‘The Voice’ records first album

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Universal has released a promotional video for the first album by Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Ursuline nun who won first place on last season’s The Voice Italy.

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Pope calls for ‘globalization of charity’ to protect migrants

Pope calls for ‘globalization of charity’ to protect migrants

| Francis X. Rocca | September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis called for the “globalization of charity” through an international network to fight human trafficking and ensure the rights of migrants and refugees.

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Seven confirmed at Mass for Persons with Disabilities

Seven confirmed at Mass for Persons with Disabilities

| Dianne Towalski | September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bishop Lee Piché confirmed seven young people Sept. 14 during the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities at the St. Paul Seminary.

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In Pictures – September 25, 2014

In Pictures – September 25, 2014

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MOVED TO TEARS
BISHOPS VISIT HOLY LAND

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Brother Basil Rothweiler: Celebrating 80 years of ministry

Brother Basil Rothweiler: Celebrating 80 years of ministry

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Brother Basil Rothweiler, who recently celebrated his 80th jubilee, came to DeLaSalle in 1977 and was fighting to keep the school from closing. Today, DeLaSalle’s enrollment is almost double the number Brother Basil had when he started.

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Education is key to stopping the spread of Ebola

Education is key to stopping the spread of Ebola

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Native Africans who now call the Twin Cities area home said that stopping the spread of the Ebola virus will require a cultural change in their homelands.

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Parishioners with African ties send supplies hoping to stave off Ebola

Parishioners with African ties send supplies hoping to stave off Ebola

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The deadly spread of the Ebola virus in her homeland inspired Jannie Seibure, a parishioner at St. Alphonsus in Brooklyn Center, to organize a drive to collect materials that can prevent more people from being infected.

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