The likelihood that Minnesota would receive an influx of Syrian refugees is low, said Catholic Charities experts who work with refugee resettlement, but that shouldn’t diminish Christians’ willingness to help and welcome Syrians, or overshadow the needs of refugees from other countries who arrive in Minnesota.
The new Minnesota Military Families Tribute on the State Capitol Mall in St. Paul will be dedicated Saturday, June 13, during a ceremony that will include Jearlyn Steele and The Steeles as well as other entertainment following the formal program.
This month we mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and the luxury liner buried two and a half miles below the Atlantic bobs to the surface once again.
The 2012 Official Minnesota Catholic Directory – 368 pages of information to help you connect with people and get to churches and institutions across the state – is on sale now. The official state Catholic directory is a resource for everything Catholic in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, Web […]
A lawsuit by three same-sex couples seeking to invalidate Minnesota’s definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman was sent back to Hennepin County District Court after the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 23 that the lower court improperly dismissed the case.
The following column — the first in a series about the marriage amendment — is provided by the Minnesota Catholic Conference, which advocates on behalf of the state’s bishops for public policies and programs that support the life and dignity of every human person.
The bishops also sent letters to the Minnesota congressional delegation asking them to sponsor the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act.
Outside the main gate of the State Fair a get-out-the-vote effort has been launched in support of an amendment to the Minnesota State Constitution to continue to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
There is renewed interest in the Virgin Mary – her role in lives of faith, how to interpret references to her in scripture, how she is depicted in art and literature – enough to spark a second Mary in Our Day conference, this one in Duluth, Minn., held on the Feast of the Assumption, Aug. 15.