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Catholic organizations react to governor’s budget proposal

Catholic organizations react to governor’s budget proposal

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two Catholic entities paying close attention to the state legislature see elements in Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget proposal that could aid their missions in promoting just and dignified living and working conditions for Minnesotans.

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Forming Catholic identity core to former Catholic Charities USA head’s new UST

Forming Catholic identity core to former Catholic Charities USA head’s new UST

| January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Feb. 2, Father Larry Snyder will return to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to take the helm as vice president of the Office for Mission at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

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Judge-ordered mediation a continuation of collaboration, attorneys say

Judge-ordered mediation a continuation of collaboration, attorneys say

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will enter into mediation toward a settlement with insurance companies and victims/survivors of clergy sexual abuse with claims against the archdiocese, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge determined Jan. 20.

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Catholics asked, archbishop answers: How Reorganization affects pensions, schools, parishes

Catholics asked, archbishop answers: How Reorganization affects pensions, schools, parishes

Since I directed that a petition for a Chapter 11 Reorganization of the archdiocese corporation be filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court, many of you have contacted me with your questions. Please allow me to attempt to answer a few, in hopes the answer can help others.

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In Pictures – January 29, 2015

In Pictures – January 29, 2015

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

CELEBRATION BEGINS
LESSONS IN HAITI

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Poverty stems from unjust economic system, not big families, pope says

Poverty stems from unjust economic system, not big families, pope says

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Families who have lots of children do not cause poverty, Pope Francis said.

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U.S. & World News briefs – January 29, 2015

U.S. & World News briefs – January 29, 2015

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

U.S. House aims to restrict taxpayer funding of abortion
Pope signs sainthood cause decree for U.S.-born priest

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Archdiocese revisiting allegation of 1970s abuse

Archdiocese revisiting allegation of 1970s abuse

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has reopened an investigation of abuse charges against Father William Stolzman, Bishop Andrew Cozzens said in a Jan. 23 statement.

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Teen inventor deems violin a healing instrument

Teen inventor deems violin a healing instrument

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

In between ski racing, violin practice, school and being an altar server, Sarah Betts invented a device that has already improved the lives of people who suffer from arthritis.

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Catholics asked to take survey on family ahead of fall synod

Catholics asked to take survey on family ahead of fall synod

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt is asking Catholics from all walks of life in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share their concerns and ideas about family life today.

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At national March, youth go deeper into ‘pro-life’ meaning

At national March, youth go deeper into ‘pro-life’ meaning

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

About 180 young people from Minnesota joined a crowd several hundred strong for the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22.

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Five reasons to check out Red Bull Crashed Ice

Five reasons to check out Red Bull Crashed Ice

| January 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

Cass Gilbert, the nationally regarded architect known for the U.S. Supreme Court building and the Minnesota State Capitol, is reported to have remarked: “If the dome of the Cathedral of St. Paul and that of the new state capitol were part of a city in Europe, they would be world famous.” The cathedral will get another shot at international fame Jan. 22-24, with the fourth annual Red Bull Crashed Ice season opener in St. Paul. As in years past, the ice-skate-racing course is built to show off the Cathedral of St. Paul’s impressive facade.

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