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Survey presented in Minneapolis offers look into U.S. bishops’ lives

Survey presented in Minneapolis offers look into U.S. bishops’ lives

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholics may be surprised to learn that many U.S. bishops describe their lives as both all-consuming and satisfying, a priest-researcher said in a presentation Jan. 15.

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A pilgrim reflects: Finding beauty in the Church

A pilgrim reflects: Finding beauty in the Church

| Mitchell Kohler | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

We were blessed to attend the weekly general audience with Pope Francis while on our ad limina pilgrimage with the bishop of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, and at the end of the audience we were able to take a picture with him.

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Pilgrims persevere through early morning, missed train

Pilgrims persevere through early morning, missed train

| Sara Kohl | January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Good morning! 

Actually, as I write this, it is evening here in Rome, but time has been a funny barrier for us pilgrims today, so I will stick with Minnesota time.

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Bishops listen to grim landscape of policy on the immigration front

Bishops listen to grim landscape of policy on the immigration front

| Rhina Guidos | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a wide-ranging report on immigration Nov. 12, U.S. bishops heard a grim landscape facing immigrants and refugees trying to find shelter in the United States. But they also heard of the wide network of Catholic organizations trying to help, even as they, too, face challenges.

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U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

| Carol Zimmermann | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

During their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops elected new officers and discussed challenges in the Church and the nation. They spoke of their renewed efforts to help immigrants, youth and young adults, pregnant women and the poor as well their steps to combat gun violence and racism.

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Bishop Cozzens elected to lead USCCB’s Committee on Evangelization, Catechesis

Bishop Cozzens elected to lead USCCB’s Committee on Evangelization, Catechesis

| November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was elected chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis at the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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U.S. bishops set to begin their ‘ad limina’ visits to Rome

U.S. bishops set to begin their ‘ad limina’ visits to Rome

| Cindy Wooden | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The bishops of every diocese in the United States have prepared detailed reports on the life of the Catholic Church in their dioceses and have made or are making reservations to fly to Rome.

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Can Catholics disagree on policy positions of bishops?

Can Catholics disagree on policy positions of bishops?

| Jason Adkins | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

This session, the Catholic bishops of Minnesota advocated in favor of a policy that would allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally in Minnesota. The bishops and Minnesota Catholic Conference staff have received plenty of feedback from Catholics throughout the state, in many instances expressing their disagreement with that policy proposal.

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Puerto Rican governor resigns amid massive protests

Puerto Rican governor resigns amid massive protests

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

After nearly two weeks of massive protests in the fallout of scandals involving corruption and offensive private messages, Gov. Ricardo Rossello of Puerto Rico resigned from office, becoming the first governor to do so in the island’s history.

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Pope to bishops: Conversion, humility

Pope to bishops: Conversion, humility

| Cindy Wooden | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The clerical abuse crisis and the “crisis of credibility” it created for the U.S. bishops have led to serious divisions within the U.S. Church and to a temptation to look for administrative solutions to problems that go much deeper, Pope Francis told the U.S. bishops.

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Satan is attacking bishops; they must fight with prayer, pope says

Satan is attacking bishops; they must fight with prayer, pope says

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bishops must remember, particularly when under attack, that their role is to pray, be humble in knowing God chose them and remain close to the people, Pope Francis said in his morning homily.

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Parishioners express anger at sex abuse cover-up but reaffirm faith

Parishioners express anger at sex abuse cover-up but reaffirm faith

| Susan Klemond | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Sullivan said he wanted to give parishioners an opportunity to share ideas for solutions, which he planned to pass on to local Church leaders.

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