Tag: Picks

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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Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say

Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say

| Mark Pattison | August 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

The just-war criteria that would justify armed conflict with North Korea over its nuclear testing and threats to launch missiles have not been met, said ethicists interviewed by Catholic News Service.

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Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens condemn violence; say Christ is answer to despair

Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens condemn violence; say Christ is answer to despair

| August 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

The bishops encouraged people to “people of encounter who look for opportunities to engage others in ways that acknowledge the dignity of each human person.”

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From readers: August 10, 2017

From readers: August 10, 2017

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thoughtful perspectives
Denying grace for better life
God’s law is not a democracy
Christians serve, not judge
Church’s teachings will not change
Catholic identity questions

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Parish seeks conversion through Marian prayer

Parish seeks conversion through Marian prayer

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patty Bradway asked for Mary’s intercession when she was a child, but only recently, when she began praying a daily rosary for two of her adult children who aren’t practicing the faith, has the St. Pius X parishioner begun to understand the connection between Mary’s Immaculate Heart and Jesus’ Sacred Heart.

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Minimum wage and justice: A complicated relationship

Minimum wage and justice: A complicated relationship

| Bridget Ryder | August 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Carmela Palacios, 38, has been making hamburgers at Burger King for 16 years. She likes her job. She likes to work.

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