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As Calif. novena ends, Christians urged to be society’s ‘moral conscience’

As Calif. novena ends, Christians urged to be society’s ‘moral conscience’

| Nicholas Wolfram Smith | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco called for Christians to be the “moral conscience” of society during a Mass marking the end of a novena against an upcoming abortion bill.

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Archbishop calls ‘9 Days for Life’ a ‘powerful prayer initiative’

Archbishop calls ‘9 Days for Life’ a ‘powerful prayer initiative’

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The novena “9 Days for Life” is a “powerful prayer initiative” for the end to abortion and for “the respect of all human life,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.

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Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 14-22

Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 14-22

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Conference of Catholics Bishops announced Dec. 18 the annual “9 Days for Life” prayer and action campaign will run Jan. 14 to Jan. 22.

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Knights of Columbus urges U.S. Catholics to pray novena ahead of election

Knights of Columbus urges U.S. Catholics to pray novena ahead of election

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Knights of Columbus is urging its members and other U.S. Catholics to pray a novena from Oct. 30 to Nov. 7, the eve of Election Day.

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‘Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy’

‘Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy’

| Father Michael Van Sloun | April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Second Sunday of Easter is now also known as Divine Mercy Sunday. It ranks as a solemnity, and it is the eighth and final day of the Octave of Easter. Divine Mercy Sunday was established by Pope John Paul II on April 30, 2000.

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