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Trump announces Judge Amy Coney Barrett as U.S. Supreme Court nominee

Trump announces Judge Amy Coney Barrett as U.S. Supreme Court nominee

| Carol Zimmermann | September 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Eight days after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump announced Sept. 26 that Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a judge on the Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, is his nominee to fill that seat.

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Knights’ Respect Life Month novena urges prayer, reflection on cause of life

Knights’ Respect Life Month novena urges prayer, reflection on cause of life

| September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Knights of Columbus has organized a “Novena for the Cause of Life” to be prayed over the nine days from Oct. 4 to Oct. 12 during the U.S. Catholic Church’s annual observance of October as Respect Life Month.

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Long-time St. Paul civil rights activist was there the day MLK inspired the nation

Long-time St. Paul civil rights activist was there the day MLK inspired the nation

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Josie Johnson was a young civil rights activist when she boarded a plane in 1963 headed for the March on Washington.

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Christians in Commerce benefits workers and retirees alike

Christians in Commerce benefits workers and retirees alike

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Master electrician Jim Ingram left full-time work about eight years ago. In good health at 73, Ingram said using his mechanical gifts to help others is one way he can serve the Lord.

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Oregon Catholic family, good Samaritans document terrifying canyon fire

Oregon Catholic family, good Samaritans document terrifying canyon fire

| Kristen Hannum | September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rick and Debra Keating never got the reverse 911 call to evacuate their town of Gates, Oregon, as a wildfire consuming the canyon came closer.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is remembered as ‘jurist of historic stature’

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is remembered as ‘jurist of historic stature’

| Carol Zimmermann | September 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18 at age 87, has been described in countless tributes as a cultural icon and a giant despite her small size.

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Abraham Accords called ‘truly historic milestone’ in Middle East peace

Abraham Accords called ‘truly historic milestone’ in Middle East peace

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Catholic congressman who is a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee called the Middle East peace accord signed Sept. 15 at the White House a “momentous pact” he hopes “is the beginning of several future peace accords to strengthen peace within the region.”

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Dioceses brace for damage as Hurricane Sally slams into Gulf Coast

Dioceses brace for damage as Hurricane Sally slams into Gulf Coast

| Rhina Guidos | September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Catholic archdiocese and two dioceses in three states are assessing damage from what’s being referred to as catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Sally.

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When the unthinkable happens, one woman learns ‘evil can’t take everything’

When the unthinkable happens, one woman learns ‘evil can’t take everything’

| Liz Kelly | September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

On that terrible snowy Sunday, Robert Fournelle entered the home, shot and killed three family dogs, his two sons, and later, himself.

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Brooklyn bishop reflects on ‘attack that shook foundations of our society’

Brooklyn bishop reflects on ‘attack that shook foundations of our society’

| September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The nation “can never forget” the 9/11 tragedy “that shook the foundations of our society and our trust in our government to protect us,” Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said in his Sept. 9 column in The Tablet, the diocesan newspaper.

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Navy revises policy on service members attending services off base

Navy revises policy on service members attending services off base

| Julie Asher | September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

A prohibition by some U.S. Navy commands against active service members participating in off-base indoor religious services over coronavirus fears has now been revised, allowing attendance at places of worship where congregants can maintain social distance and wear face coverings.

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Pandemic affects not just physical, but also mental health

Pandemic affects not just physical, but also mental health

| Susan Klemond | September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc physically, even bringing death into some people’s homes, the shutdown this spring and the virus’ continuing effects also have impacted mental health.

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