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Aborting unborn children with Down syndrome diagnosis called genocide

Aborting unborn children with Down syndrome diagnosis called genocide

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aborting a child with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome is a gross violation of human rights and anti-discriminatory commitments, and can be considered genocide, according to speakers at a March 20 panel at the United Nations.

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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| March 22, 2018 | 9 Comments

Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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From readers – March 22, 2018

From readers – March 22, 2018

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Unsustainable way of life

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Capitol 101: An approachable intro to civic engagement  

Capitol 101: An approachable intro to civic engagement  

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

As of March 16, more than 4,000 bills had been introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The count was at 3,700 for the Senate.

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National School Walkout is time of prayer for many Catholic schools

National School Walkout is time of prayer for many Catholic schools

| Carol Zimmermann | March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

March 14, exactly one month since the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, students from around the country planned a walkout of their schools in protest of the nation’s gun laws for 17 minutes.

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Wonder and wit: Five years of Pope Francis’ unique turns of phrase

Wonder and wit: Five years of Pope Francis’ unique turns of phrase

| Carol Glatz | March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

A native-Spanish speaker who grew up with Italian-speaking relatives in Argentina, Pope Francis has a striking way with words.

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Retired pope says criticism against Pope Francis is ‘foolish prejudice’

Retired pope says criticism against Pope Francis is ‘foolish prejudice’

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the eve of the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ election, retired Pope Benedict XVI defended the continuity of the church’s teaching under his successor and dismissed those who criticize the pope’s theological foundations.

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In wake of gun violence, local Catholic high schools review safety measures

In wake of gun violence, local Catholic high schools review safety measures

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul dealt with copycat effects in the weeks following a tragic shooting at a Parkland, Florida, school in February.

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Archbishop Ireland remembered 100 years after his death

Archbishop Ireland remembered 100 years after his death

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘The Consecrated Blizzard of the Northwest’

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Pope Paul VI predicted it all

Pope Paul VI predicted it all

| Deborah Savage | March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

That “Humanae Vitae” was an undeniably prophetic document is obvious to me — and not just because of all that has happened since. I witnessed firsthand what it had intended to avert. For, by the time I got to college in 1970, everything had changed.

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U.S. Catholics’ political leanings affect their approval ratings of pope

U.S. Catholics’ political leanings affect their approval ratings of pope

| Mark Pattison | March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the advent of Pope Francis’ fifth anniversary in the papacy, a new Pew Research poll of U.S. Catholics shows their regard of the pope is, for the first time, colored by their political leanings.

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During March Campaign, parish efforts aim to help Catholics ‘see hunger’

During March Campaign, parish efforts aim to help Catholics ‘see hunger’

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

All Saints in Lakeville has a goal to top 3,040 pounds of food and household goods donated to local food shelves during Lent.

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