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Catholic-Mormon dialogue is a very personal thing for Utah couple

Catholic-Mormon dialogue is a very personal thing for Utah couple

| Linda Petersen | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Julie Boerio-Goates and her husband, Steven Goates, dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a very personal thing.

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Polish cardinal, St. John Paul’s aide, defends pontiff’s record on abuse

Polish cardinal, St. John Paul’s aide, defends pontiff’s record on abuse

| Jonathan Luxmoore | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

A close aide to St. John Paul II has vigorously defended the late pope’s handling of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy and denied accusations that he ignored the problem during his 27-year pontificate.

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Faith and generosity sustain flood victims in Omaha Archdiocese

Faith and generosity sustain flood victims in Omaha Archdiocese

| Mike May | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Naoma Borgmann, the first sign of trouble was the look on her husband’s face.

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Panel: Policies to empower women must protect femininity, human dignity

Panel: Policies to empower women must protect femininity, human dignity

| Beth Griffin | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Women should not be required to divest themselves of femininity to achieve empowerment and gender equality, according to panelists at a March 19 event at the United Nations.

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Historic flooding in Midwest threatening lives, destroying livelihoods

Historic flooding in Midwest threatening lives, destroying livelihoods

| March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee late March 19 expressed grief over the lives and livelihoods lost and threatened by the historic flooding in the Midwest and offered prayers for recovery.

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Academy for Life encourages parents to vaccinate children

Academy for Life encourages parents to vaccinate children

| Cindy Wooden | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic parents should vaccinate their children for the good of their children and the community, and they can do so with a “clear conscience” that “the use of such vaccines does not signify some sort of cooperation in voluntary abortion,” said the Pontifical Academy for Life.

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Elementary school in Maplewood reaches out to diverse population

Elementary school in Maplewood reaches out to diverse population

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Anne Gattman at St. Jerome School in Maplewood, bringing more students into Catholic schools is all about an open heart and open arms.

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Regional school in West St. Paul bases growth on building community

Regional school in West St. Paul bases growth on building community

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridget Kramer has ridden a roller coaster of enrollment that’s now on the rise in this community school serving four parishes.

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Catholic high school in Victoria hones in on personal approach to enrollment growth with ‘Operation Bar Stool’

Catholic high school in Victoria hones in on personal approach to enrollment growth with ‘Operation Bar Stool’

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

As he joined the staff of Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria in 2016, Scott Breimhorst, executive director of admissions, didn’t like one aspect of what he saw: 395 students enrolled, the first time in 10 years administrators expected fewer than 400 students to fill Holy Family classrooms.

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Daughters carry on Leaflet Missal owner’s legacy

Daughters carry on Leaflet Missal owner’s legacy

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the late Peter Welvang took over Leaflet Missal Co. in 1980, he capitalized on the advertising of religious goods on the back of missalettes the company produced and grew the business internationally.

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Local Catholic schools gain enrollment at key entry points

Local Catholic schools gain enrollment at key entry points

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis saw enrollment increases this year at key entry points for students — preschool, kindergarten and ninth grade.

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Bishops say ‘sweeping regulations’ of Equality Act will harm U.S. society

Bishops say ‘sweeping regulations’ of Equality Act will harm U.S. society

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a joint letter to Congress March 19, the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said they oppose to the Equality Act because while it is meant to provide protections to those who identify as LGBT, it would impose “sweeping regulations to the detriment of society as a whole.”

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