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Catholic-Lutheran ecumenical efforts have borne fruit in past 50 years

Catholic-Lutheran ecumenical efforts have borne fruit in past 50 years

| Mark Pattison | September 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

Catholic-Lutheran ecumenical efforts have borne fruit over the past 50 years, noted two speakers in a joint address Sept. 15 during Georgetown University’s “1517-2017: Lutherans and Catholics: Then and Now” conference.

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Father Stanley Rother beatification

Father Stanley Rother beatification

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Rother’s life, legacy and Minnesota ties

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From readers – September 14, 2017

From readers – September 14, 2017

| September 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

Seeking joy
Christianity more than ethics
Better fact checking

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Supreme Court blocks lower court’s ruling that lifted Trump travel ban

Supreme Court blocks lower court’s ruling that lifted Trump travel ban

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked part of a lower court ruling that would have allowed certain refugees into the country even though they had been banned by a presidential executive order.

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Pope says he hopes Trump reconsiders DACA decision

Pope says he hopes Trump reconsiders DACA decision

| Cindy Wooden | September 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Politicians who call themselves pro-life must be pro-family and not enact policies that divide families and rob young people of a future, Pope Francis said.

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Report: Movie on historic papal election to debut on Netflix

Report: Movie on historic papal election to debut on Netflix

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and subsequent election of Pope Francis will be the subject of a new film set to debut on Netflix.

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Bishop Hebda, Cozzens: Church, society weakened without ‘dreamers’

Bishop Hebda, Cozzens: Church, society weakened without ‘dreamers’

| September 6, 2017 | 5 Comments

The bishops invited people to join them in praying for the “dreamers” who may be experiencing anxiety and fear about the loss of DACA status.

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Special collection coming for archdiocese parishes to assist Hurricane Harvey victims

Special collection coming for archdiocese parishes to assist Hurricane Harvey victims

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will take a special collection Sept. 9-10 to help Hurricane Harvey victims.

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Chesterton Academy students begin studies at new St. Paul campus

Chesterton Academy students begin studies at new St. Paul campus

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chesterton Academy opened its new campus in St. Paul Aug. 28 as 19 students began their school year.

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Bishops’ annual Labor Day statement scores ‘excessive inequality’

Bishops’ annual Labor Day statement scores ‘excessive inequality’

| Mark Pattison | August 31, 2017 | 8 Comments

“Excessive inequality” threatens cooperation among all people in society “and the social pact it supports,” said Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice, Florida, in the U.S. bishops’ annual Labor Day statement.

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From readers – August 24, 2017

From readers – August 24, 2017

| August 23, 2017 | 9 Comments

Costs of the Reformation
Judge not

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Catholics to be honored with Champions for Life Awards

Catholics to be honored with Champions for Life Awards

| August 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Seven people will be recognized this year with St. John Paul II Champions for Life Awards, an initiative of the Office of Marriage, Family and Life of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The awards recognize people who strive to protect life at all stages.

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