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Even in pandemic, copyright and fair use laws still apply, experts say

Even in pandemic, copyright and fair use laws still apply, experts say

| Gina Christian | May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted parishes worldwide to livestream Masses, produce podcasts and upload worship videos. But even in a pandemic, copyright and fair use laws still apply, experts say.

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Vatican official says anti-religious bias was evident during lockdown

Vatican official says anti-religious bias was evident during lockdown

As people spent more time online during the coronavirus lockdown, negative remarks and even the incitement of hatred based on national, cultural or religious identity increased, a Vatican representative said.

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St. Peter Claver prayer service 7 p.m.; Archbishop encourages 8 p.m. citywide prayer

St. Peter Claver prayer service 7 p.m.; Archbishop encourages 8 p.m. citywide prayer

| May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a note to parishioners, Father Rutten said that the parish’s campus is OK, but the surrounding area “was hit pretty hard by vandals and looters.” “My clothes still smell of smoke,” he wrote.

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NFL dream now a reality for 2017 grad of Philadelphia Jesuit high school

NFL dream now a reality for 2017 grad of Philadelphia Jesuit high school

| John Knebels | May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The NFL announced May 7 it is planning a return to its regular season in the fall, and among the players on the roster for the Detroit Lions will be Philadelphia native and St. Joseph’s Prep star D’Andre Swift.

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Minnesota bishops: Death of black man in police custody a ‘tragedy’

Minnesota bishops: Death of black man in police custody a ‘tragedy’

| Matt Hadro | May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Catholic Conference on Tuesday called the death of a black man while he was in police custody a “tragedy,” and welcomed an investigation.

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Pope to lead world shrines in rosary prayer for pandemic May 30

Pope to lead world shrines in rosary prayer for pandemic May 30

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will lead the major shrines around the world in praying the rosary to implore Mary’s intercession and protection amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Advice to graduates

Advice to graduates

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit invited Catholics in various leadership positions throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share advice for the class of 2020. The following is a selection of those responses.

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Graduate profiles

Graduate profiles

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

To honor graduating high school seniors in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, The Catholic Spirit asked three Catholic high schools — Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis and Providence Academy in Plymouth — to nominate students for the following profiles.

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Minnesota bishops not waiting for Walz, resuming larger Masses May 26

Minnesota bishops not waiting for Walz, resuming larger Masses May 26

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Given the well-researched protocols that we have proposed (and that are being followed successfully elsewhere in our nation) how can reason require us any longer to keep our faithful from the Eucharist?”

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High school graduates in archdiocese face pandemic uncertainty, retain long-term hope

High school graduates in archdiocese face pandemic uncertainty, retain long-term hope

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic high school graduates face uncertainty in the next stage of their lives as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact schools, parishes and businesses across the country.

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Eighth grader at Catholic school in West St. Paul turns dollhouse hobby into business

Eighth grader at Catholic school in West St. Paul turns dollhouse hobby into business

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

A dollhouse business started by St. Joseph’s Catholic School eighth-grader Ella Doyle in West St. Paul is a family affair. And it has garnered national attention.

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What to expect when you return to Mass: a short guide

What to expect when you return to Mass: a short guide

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

When parishes resume public Masses, the faithful can expect several changes. The following is adapted from directives the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Worship sent May 8 to parishes and Catholic institutions in the archdiocese.

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