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Florida man starts new podcast on Catholics in sports

Florida man starts new podcast on Catholics in sports

| Mark Pattison | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Florida man with a five-year track record in podcasting has started a new series on Catholics in sports. Its title is deceptively simple: “Catholic Sports Radio Podcast.”

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Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

| Doug Hovelson | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The award honors Sister Zachmann for her life commitment in support of peace and human rights — issues that she began publicly advocating for in the 1960s and ‘70s while working as a teacher at various parish schools within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Call to end Affordable Care Act is ‘immoral,’ says CHA president

Call to end Affordable Care Act is ‘immoral,’ says CHA president

| Carol Zimmermann | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

An effort by the Department of Justice to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act in the courts is “unconscionable and immoral,” said Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association.

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College students urged to help change hearts, minds about abortion

College students urged to help change hearts, minds about abortion

| Julie Asher | March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The nation’s early feminists who fought for women’s suffrage and other rights totally rejected abortion, Serrin Foster, president of Feminists for Life of America, told the Cardinals for Life student group at The Catholic University of America.

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Driver’s license arguments in Minnesota raise questions about morality, justice

Driver’s license arguments in Minnesota raise questions about morality, justice

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A complex swirl of emotions, moral and legal questions drive the nation’s debate on immigration and the presence of more than 10 million undocumented people in the United States.

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Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A sister from Texas who was publicly thanked by Pope Francis in 2015 for her immigration work will appear on a panel discussing immigration April 9 at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie.

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DACA recipient knows ups, downs in immigration rules

DACA recipient knows ups, downs in immigration rules

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alejandra Chavez Rivas, 29, knows the ups and downs of immigration rules.

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Theologians examine role of power, clericalism in the sex abuse crisis

Theologians examine role of power, clericalism in the sex abuse crisis

| Dennis Sadowski | March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two systematic theologians examined how power and clericalism among Catholic clergy played a role in creating the sexual abuse crisis that has rocked the church anew since June during a daylong Catholic University of America conference.

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Pope to visit Africa in September, Vatican announces

Pope to visit Africa in September, Vatican announces

| Carol Glatz | March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis will visit the eastern African nation of Mozambique and the island nations of Madagascar and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean Sept. 4-10.

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Some traditional formalities do not ring true with Pope Francis

Some traditional formalities do not ring true with Pope Francis

| Carol Glatz | March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has made it more than obvious that he does not like people kissing his ring.

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Pope amends canon law on religious who abandon their community

Pope amends canon law on religious who abandon their community

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has made it easier for a religious order to dismiss a member who leaves the community without permission, stays away and does not communicate with his or her superior.

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Pompeo says Trump administration tightening pro-life Mexico City Policy

Pompeo says Trump administration tightening pro-life Mexico City Policy

| Jacob Comello | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Historically, it is a policy that is completely at the mercy of whichever party currently controls the White House.

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