Archive for November, 2018

Abria-North Side merger bolsters help for women in north Minneapolis

Abria-North Side merger bolsters help for women in north Minneapolis

| November 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When executive director Naomi Terlouw of North Side Pregnancy Options in north Minneapolis attended a presentation by Abria Pregnancy Resources in 2016, she was inspired by what the new pro-life pregnancy clinic had to offer and the research that went into its development.

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Generating taxes from gambling is unethical, Vatican office says

Generating taxes from gambling is unethical, Vatican office says

| Carol Glatz | November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Legalizing gambling fuels addictions, creating more and more compulsive gamblers, and using the industry as a source of tax revenue is unethical, said a major Vatican office.

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CDC report shows continued decline in U.S. abortion rate

CDC report shows continued decline in U.S. abortion rate

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The archbishop who chairs the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities cheered news that the abortion rate in the United States continues to shrink, as does the number of abortions overall.

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Catholic migrant advocates have mixed reaction to Tijuana border events

Catholic migrant advocates have mixed reaction to Tijuana border events

| David Agren | November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The chaotic scene in Tijuana Nov. 25 — when migrants, including women and children, were repelled from the U.S. border with tear gas — prompted the closure of one of the world’s busiest border crossings. It also showed the increasing impatience and despair of thousands of caravan participants, who could spend months in an uncomfortable camp as they wait to present asylum claims to U.S. officials.

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Cardinal DiNardo calls CBS News series on church sex abuse ‘inaccurate’

Cardinal DiNardo calls CBS News series on church sex abuse ‘inaccurate’

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called a series of news stories by CBS News on the church sex abuse scandal “inaccurate,” saying they “demand a response.”

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Pope names organizing committee for abuse conference in February

Pope names organizing committee for abuse conference in February

| Carol Glatz | November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis named U.S. Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago to be part of the organizing committee preparing for a meeting of the world’s bishops’ conferences and representatives of religious orders to address the abuse and protection of minors.

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Consumerism is the enemy of generosity, pope says

Consumerism is the enemy of generosity, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The desire to spend vast amounts on shopping and needless extravagances can prevent Christians from being generous with others, Pope Francis said.

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Bishop Morlino dies; increasing vocations was one of his top priorities

Bishop Morlino dies; increasing vocations was one of his top priorities

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bishop Robert C. Morlino, the fourth bishop of Madison, Wis., died Nov. 24 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. He was 71.

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Offering thanksgiving

Offering thanksgiving

| Our Sunday Visitor Editorial Board | November 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

When President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a federal holiday in 1863, the United States was embroiled in the Civil War. And yet the language employed by our 16th president in his proclamation that year was rich in its imagery of unity among people and gratitude toward God, as he encouraged every one of his fellow citizens to observe this “Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the heavens.”

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Digital Edition – November 22, 2018

Digital Edition – November 22, 2018

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Paul couple moves to Shreveport to help poor residents, Pope recognizes martyrdom of James Miller, James Caviezel to speak at Catholics at the Capitol, Ministry in Syrian war zone, St. Louis, King of France and St. Nicholas celebrate 150 years, U.S. Bishops meet at general assembly, Pope Francis book on the gifts of senior citizens

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Creed II — A-III (PG-13)

Creed II — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Moviegoers under 33 take note: You had yet to be born when “Rocky IV,” the 1985 film that hovers in the background of the sports drama “Creed II,” was released.

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Robin Hood — O (PG-13)

Robin Hood — O (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Someone behind “Robin Hood” — presumably one or both of the screenwriters, Ben Chandler and David James Kelly — has mommy issues with Holy Mother Church. As a result, vicious anti-Catholicism permeates this otherwise merely dopey take on the classic legend.

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