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Co-ops based on Gospel values make an economy more humane, pope says

Co-ops based on Gospel values make an economy more humane, pope says

| Carol Glatz | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

True wealth lies in relationships with other people, not material goods, which is why cooperatives based on Gospel values are “the right road” to take, Pope Francis said.

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Possibility Maryland will legalize assisted suicide adds urgency to march

Possibility Maryland will legalize assisted suicide adds urgency to march

| Emily Rosenthal | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

As crowds gathered outside of St. Mary’s Church in Annapolis for the Maryland March for Life, Roger Donnelly handed out hundreds of pro-life signs.

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New York court rules Archbishop Sheen’s remains transferred to Peoria

New York court rules Archbishop Sheen’s remains transferred to Peoria

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced “with great joy” March 5 that the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division ruled 5-0 that the remains of Archbishop Fulton Sheen should be transferred from New York to the Peoria Diocese.

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Iowa bishop presents coalition’s Pacem award to Dalai Lama in India

Iowa bishop presents coalition’s Pacem award to Dalai Lama in India

| Barb Arland-Fye | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a Buddhist temple nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, more than 7,200 miles from Davenport, Iowa, the Dalai Lama received the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award from Bishop Thomas R. Zinkula March 4.

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Pope in Morocco: Highlighting Catholic-Muslim ‘dialogue of solidarity’

Pope in Morocco: Highlighting Catholic-Muslim ‘dialogue of solidarity’

| Cindy Wooden | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis wanted to go to Morocco in December to draw attention to the need for international cooperation in assisting migrants and in alleviating the situations that force people to seek a better life outside their homeland.

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‘Unplanned’ film on abortion is story of ‘hope, forgiveness and love’

‘Unplanned’ film on abortion is story of ‘hope, forgiveness and love’

| Natalie Hoefe | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Abby Johnson’s life had already become an open book. Soon it also will become a national box office show.

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Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis called on Christians to unite in prayer for the victims of two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left 50 people dead and dozens wounded in one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s history.

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Vatican-China agreement motivated by mission, cardinal says

Vatican-China agreement motivated by mission, cardinal says

| Cindy Wooden | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vatican’s tentative agreement with the government of mainland China obviously has a diplomatic component, but it was motivated by a desire to spread the Gospel and ensure the appropriate freedom of the Catholic Church, the Vatican secretary of state wrote.

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Kansas archbishop responds to criticism over school not enrolling child

Kansas archbishop responds to criticism over school not enrolling child

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City wrote his March 15 column in The Leaven, the archdiocesan newspaper, about a Catholic school’s decision not to enroll the child of a non-Catholic same-sex married couple, noting the issue has garnered local and national media attention.

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Carver priest found not fit to return to ministry by archdiocese’s review board

Carver priest found not fit to return to ministry by archdiocese’s review board

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The 12-member board considered the results of the criminal investigation and internal process before making its recommendation, the statement said.

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For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

| Michael Otto | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The St. Addai Chaldean Catholic community in suburban Auckland felt the impact of the Christchurch mosque killings with a special poignancy, because many members have experienced the sufferings inflicted by terrorism.

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French cardinal, convicted of abuse cover-up, meets pope

French cardinal, convicted of abuse cover-up, meets pope

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

As he announced he would do after he was convicted of covering up sexual abuse committed by a priest, French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon met Pope Francis March 18 to hand in his resignation.

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