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‘Let freedom ring!’ Respect for rights helps society, pope says

‘Let freedom ring!’ Respect for rights helps society, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Not far from where the Liberty Bell is on display, Pope Francis urged the people of the United States to continue to “proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof,” as the bell’s inscription says.

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Families urged to emphasize positives, be missionary disciples

Families urged to emphasize positives, be missionary disciples

| Laura Ieraci | September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two well-known Christian preachers agreed: Joy in family life is among the most powerful tools to take Jesus to others.

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Bishop tells families to be God’s image for secularized society

Bishop tells families to be God’s image for secularized society

| Joyce Duriga | September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Being created in the image of God is a mission, an adventure and a command that each Catholic is called to carry out into the world and something we need to rediscover as people of faith living in today’s secularized culture, said Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron of Los Angeles Sept. 21.

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Church leaders affirm commitment to family as world meeting kicks off

Church leaders affirm commitment to family as world meeting kicks off

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Known as the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia will be “the city of family love” and the “world capital of families” during the four-day World Meeting of Families, said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

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Going deeper into riches of mission

Going deeper into riches of mission

| Chris Codden | September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The mission to serve our communities as Christians has become increasingly more difficult over the past few decades. The United States, particularly, has shifted away from a Christian culture, drifting away from its foundation based on Judeo-Christian beliefs and values. Christians, who live out the teachings of their church and are guided by their faith, have now become a minority.

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When doctors suggested abortion, a Waite Park couple answered ‘no’

When doctors suggested abortion, a Waite Park couple answered ‘no’

| Kristi Anderson | September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

‘I give my child to the Lord, along with my heart.’

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For dignity and respect, immigrant women walking 100 miles to Pope Francis

For dignity and respect, immigrant women walking 100 miles to Pope Francis

| By Erik Zygmont | September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

By walking from Pennsylvania to Washington, Juana Flores and about 100 other women hope to get Pope Francis’ attention so he can deliver a strong message that America needs to treat its immigrants with dignity and respect.

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Cool beans: Kansas Catholic creates special coffee ‘profile’ for pope

Cool beans: Kansas Catholic creates special coffee ‘profile’ for pope

| By Jill Ragar Esfeld | September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Before he became the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis was known to wander the streets of Rome on foot, searching for a good cup of coffee.

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World Meeting of Families 11-part series

World Meeting of Families 11-part series

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

In partnership with the publications of all Minnesota dioceses, The Catholic Spirit is launching an 11-part series on families based on the meeting’s
10 themes.

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Letter becomes papal ticket for Richfield Catholics

Letter becomes papal ticket for Richfield Catholics

| September 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

It started with a simple letter that Ryan Currens sent to President Barack Obama earlier this summer.

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Great expectations

Great expectations

| Tom Tracy | September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Papal trip began as World Meeting of Families, grew to be three-city tour

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The pope’s U.S. schedule

The pope’s U.S. schedule

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

September 22 – September 27

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