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Reporting system to record abuse complaints against bishops begins

Reporting system to record abuse complaints against bishops begins

| Dennis Sadowski | March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

A reporting system accepting sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. bishops and eparchs is in place.

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CDC director ‘not shy about his Catholic faith,’ says Baltimore pastor

CDC director ‘not shy about his Catholic faith,’ says Baltimore pastor

| Tim Swift | March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Msgr. Richard Woy sees Dr. William Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on television these days flanked by medical experts issuing the latest guidance on the novel coronavirus he doesn’t just see one of the top health officials in the U.S., he sees one of the faithful.

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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| March 12, 2020 | 9 Comments

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

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Skill-building in marriage

Skill-building in marriage

| Kate Soucheray | March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Some people might think a good marriage is made in heaven. Those who understand how a good, lasting, encouraging marriage works know it is built on the skills couples develop as they work to manage the ups and downs of their relationship. Skill-building is a task that all individuals must engage in if they hope to improve and master whatever endeavor they undertake.

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Colorado lawmakers vote to create day honoring St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

Colorado lawmakers vote to create day honoring St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Colorado Senate March 11 approved a measure to do away with the state’s observance of Columbus Day, a federal holiday, and instead create a day to honor St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, the patron of immigrants.

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Diocese, Catholic community begin long recovery from devastating tornadoes

Diocese, Catholic community begin long recovery from devastating tornadoes

| Theresa Laurence | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Nashville and the Catholic community are responding to the needs, both immediate and long-term, of those affected by deadly tornadoes that ripped across Middle Tennessee in the early hours of March 3, leaving at least 24 people dead.

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Make prayer part of hand-washing protocol to fight virus, says diocese

Make prayer part of hand-washing protocol to fight virus, says diocese

| March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

“How to hand-wash Catholic style” reads the headline on an informational graphic from the Diocese of Dallas.

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Pope has been diagnosed with cold; symptoms unrelated to other illness

Pope has been diagnosed with cold; symptoms unrelated to other illness

| Carol Glatz | March 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has a common cold and has no symptoms that could be attributed to another illness, the Vatican said.

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Chief Justice Roberts responds to Sen. Schumer’s remarks at court rally

Chief Justice Roberts responds to Sen. Schumer’s remarks at court rally

| Carol Zimmermann | March 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Chief Justice John Roberts, accustomed to writing in-depth opinions on court cases, penned a rare statement March 4 denouncing remarks made earlier that day by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, at a rally outside the Supreme Court.

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Protecting our identity as children of God

Protecting our identity as children of God

| Father Troy Przybilla | February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Several years ago my car was broken into, and they stole a bag that contained all of my personal information.

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Leap year’s extra day has a Catholic origin

Leap year’s extra day has a Catholic origin

| Donis Tracy | February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The extra day we get approximately once every four years is a way to adapt the calendar year to the astronomical year.

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Pope says revision of canon law section on crime, penalties is necessary

Pope says revision of canon law section on crime, penalties is necessary

| Cindy Wooden | February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

The 12-year process of updating the Code of Canon Law section dealing with crimes and penalties was necessary “to make it more organic and responsive to new situations and problems,” Pope Francis said.

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