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Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

| January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty and Catholic education committees Jan. 20 praised the Trump administration for issuing guidance on prayer in public schools.

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Judge blocks Trump’s order on state refugee resettlement

Judge blocks Trump’s order on state refugee resettlement

| Carol Zimmermann | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

A federal judge in Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 15 blocking the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order that would allow state and local government officials to reject resettling refugees in their jurisdictions.

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Pope appoints first woman to Vatican foreign ministry post

Pope appoints first woman to Vatican foreign ministry post

| Carol Glatz | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis named Francesca Di Giovanni, a longtime Vatican official, as an undersecretary in the Vatican’s foreign ministry office, making her the first woman to hold a managerial position at the Vatican Secretariat of State.

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Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

| January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Protecting human life is the “preeminent” social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities to convey his support to the pro-life community.

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President Trump issues new guidance on prayer in public schools

President Trump issues new guidance on prayer in public schools

| Carol Zimmermann | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump announced his administration’s new guidance on prayer in public schools during a Jan. 16 event in the Oval Office on National Religious Freedom Day.

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From Readers – January 16, 2020

From Readers – January 16, 2020

| January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Demand humane immigration

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Young adults make ‘deep dive’ into faith during ‘ad limina’ visit

Young adults make ‘deep dive’ into faith during ‘ad limina’ visit

| Cindy Wooden | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mychael Schilmoeller and her unborn child received a special blessing from Pope Francis Jan. 15 as she traveled with 24 other young adults accompanying Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens on their “ad limina apostolorum” in Rome.

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Appointments – January 16, 2020

Appointments – January 16, 2020

| January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Seeking joy beyond happiness

Seeking joy beyond happiness

| January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a Peanut’s cartoon, Lucy asks Linus why God made people. Linus replies that God made people to make others happy. An obviously unhappy Lucy cries out, “Then somebody’s not doing their job!”

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