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80 years doing God’s work

80 years doing God’s work

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women in St. Paul-Minneapolis celebrated 80 years of ‘carrying out the mission of Jesus Christ.’

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Catholics missing from Italian shipwreck still inspire

Catholics missing from Italian shipwreck still inspire

| Christina Capecchi | March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Catholic Minnesota — all in one place

Catholic Minnesota — all in one place

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI addressed a group of U.S. bishops making their “ad limina” visits to Rome, including bishops from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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Minnesota court ruling allows same-sex marriage lawsuit to proceed

Minnesota court ruling allows same-sex marriage lawsuit to proceed

| January 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

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.

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Why a marriage protection amendment? Why now?

Why a marriage protection amendment? Why now?

| Jason Adkins | October 26, 2011

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.

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Minnesota bishops urge Obama administration to protect conscience rights in health care

Minnesota bishops urge Obama administration to protect conscience rights in health care

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The bishops also sent letters to the Minnesota congressional delegation asking them to sponsor the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act.

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Marriage amendment awareness campaign launched just outside Minnesota’s State Fair grounds

Marriage amendment awareness campaign launched just outside Minnesota’s State Fair grounds

| August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

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.

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In scripture, prayer, theology, art and literature, Virgin Mary still sparks interest

In scripture, prayer, theology, art and literature, Virgin Mary still sparks interest

| August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Is there really ‘no longer enough for all’ in state and nation?

Is there really ‘no longer enough for all’ in state and nation?

| Kathy Tomlin | July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Summertime in Minnesota is typically a time to push back a bit and enjoy the blessings of the sun. This summer, however, has been anything but typical. And I am not referring to the weather — more the atmosphere, the political climate that is weighing on all of us.

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Father Hennepin: Priest, missionary and explorer

Father Hennepin: Priest, missionary and explorer

| Father Michael Van Sloun | June 8, 2011 | 5 Comments

Hennepin is a name of great importance in Minnesota. Hennepin County is the most populous county. Hennepin Avenue is a major thoroughfare in Minneapolis. Father Hen­ne­pin State Park is on the south shore of Lake Mille Lacs near Isle. And, the City of Champlin celebrates Father Hennepin Days the second week­end of June every year.

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