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Faith leaders decry ICE deportations, say action causes anxiety, fear

Faith leaders decry ICE deportations, say action causes anxiety, fear

| Julie Asher | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many Catholic and other faith leaders noted that the Gospel reading for July 14 — the day U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was to carry out deportation orders for some immigrants — was the parable of the good Samaritan from the Gospel of St. Luke.

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Love of God, love of neighbor are tied together, pope says

Love of God, love of neighbor are tied together, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Praying that Catholics would understand and act on “the inseparable bond” between love of God and love of neighbor, Pope Francis again appealed for a solution to the crisis in Venezuela.

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Sister Pimentel shares stories from the border with U.S. priests

Sister Pimentel shares stories from the border with U.S. priests

| July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

If Sister Norma Pimentel has said it once, she has said it dozens of times: She is “a U.S. citizen by chance.”

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Auto executive Iacocca recalled for love of family during funeral Mass

Auto executive Iacocca recalled for love of family during funeral Mass

| July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Though he achieved fame as an automobile executive and leader of a private initiative to renovate the Statue of Liberty, Lee Iacocca valued family above all else in life, said a priest who eulogized him during his funeral Mass July 10.

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‘Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story,’ streaming, Netflix

‘Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story,’ streaming, Netflix

| Rolling Thunder Revue | July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

A tip for viewers: All isn’t as it seems in storied director Martin Scorsese’s “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story.” A purported documentary infused with fictitious elements, the fascinating, evocative and revelatory film is currently streaming on Netflix.

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Summer soccer clinics helping refugee youths feel like part of community

Summer soccer clinics helping refugee youths feel like part of community

| Ruby Thomas | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Through a new partnership between Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Louisville and the Louisville City Football Club — a professional soccer club — refugee youth are finding joy in a familiar past time.

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Like mother before her, Miss Minnesota shaped by faith

Like mother before her, Miss Minnesota shaped by faith

| Christina Capecchi | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kathryn Kueppers was shaking in the final moments before the 2019 Miss Minnesota was named June 22.

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U.S. bishop among nearly 200 faith leaders speaking against war in Iran

U.S. bishop among nearly 200 faith leaders speaking against war in Iran

| Dennis Sadowski | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two Catholic bishops are among nearly 200 faith leaders calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to pursue diplomacy to resolve conflicts with Iran.

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Sistine Chapel Choir director steps down

Sistine Chapel Choir director steps down

| Cindy Wooden | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Msgr. Massimo Palombella, a Salesian priest who has directed the Sistine Chapel Choir since 2010, has stepped down, the Vatican announced.

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Monastery connects U.S. Catholics to Holy Land, events in Christ’s life

Monastery connects U.S. Catholics to Holy Land, events in Christ’s life

| Elizabeth Bachmann | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Deep inside layers and layers of heavy, cool stone lies a small chamber, about 6 feet by 3 feet, illuminated by the scarlet glow of hanging candles. Carved out of one jagged chamber wall, an unassuming bench stands empty. This is the tomb of Jesus Christ.

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Forensic study of remains may shed light on young woman’s disappearance

Forensic study of remains may shed light on young woman’s disappearance

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The complex process of examining bones and extracting DNA will be crucial in determining whether the remains in a small Vatican cemetery belong to Emanuela Orlandi, a young woman who disappeared in 1983, a Vatican-appointed forensic anthropologist said.

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Makers of ‘Unplanned’ say social media shutdown among hurdles film faced

Makers of ‘Unplanned’ say social media shutdown among hurdles film faced

| Elizabeth Bachmann | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The directors of “Unplanned,” the life-affirming, true story of a Planned Parenthood clinic director turned pro-life activist, described a White House summit on social media as a needed opportunity for conservatives to discuss how Facebook, Twitter and Google and other outlets are shutting out their voices.

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