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Casper family continues legacy in offering annual free Thanksgiving dinner

Casper family continues legacy in offering annual free Thanksgiving dinner

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The late Bob and Dorothy Casper couldn’t forget what they saw while delivering food for Meals on Wheels in the early 1980s, their now adult children said.

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Daleiden to appeal multimillion judgment in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

Daleiden to appeal multimillion judgment in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a 10-member jury handed down a multimillion-dollar verdict late Nov. 15 in a federal lawsuit against David Daleiden late Nov. 15, a Chicago based pro-life firm said it would appeal the judgment on behalf of Daleiden and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress.

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Religious fundamentalism is a ‘plague,’ pope says

Religious fundamentalism is a ‘plague,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Interreligious dialogue is an important way to counter fundamentalist groups as well as the unjust accusation that religions sow division, Pope Francis said.

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Ford v Ferrari — A-III (PG-13)

Ford v Ferrari — A-III (PG-13)

| Kurt Jensen | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Ford v Ferrari” (Fox) revels in its 1960s gender stereotypes, evoking a “Great Man” age of auto racers in which the men were men and the women glad of it.

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Pope calls on leaders, tech giants to protect children online

Pope calls on leaders, tech giants to protect children online

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

While digital technologies have led to advancements in communication and education, they also have led to the exploitation of children on the internet, Pope Francis said.

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U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

| Carol Zimmermann | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

During their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops elected new officers and discussed challenges in the Church and the nation. They spoke of their renewed efforts to help immigrants, youth and young adults, pregnant women and the poor as well their steps to combat gun violence and racism.

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Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

| Carol Zimmermann | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles did not just bemoan the fact many young people are leaving the Catholic Church. He said church leaders need to make it a priority to bring them back.

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Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

| Dennis Sadowski | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected to a three-year term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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The dark side of memes: spreading untruths about religion

The dark side of memes: spreading untruths about religion

| Rhina Guidos | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The image seems inoffensive on the surface: a figure of a gray-haired man, presumably God, with text that says: “I gave you free will so use it exactly as I command you to.”

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Doctor Sleep — L (R)

Doctor Sleep — L (R)

| John Mulderig | November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

In crafting the horror sequel “Doctor Sleep” (Warner Bros.), which follows up on the events recounted in Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film, “The Shining” — based, like its successor, on a novel by Stephen King — writer-director Mike Flanagan takes his time and effectively builds up a macabre mood.

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Wisconsin couple says adoption is a blessing, gift and ‘roller coaster of emotions’

Wisconsin couple says adoption is a blessing, gift and ‘roller coaster of emotions’

| Benjamin Wideman | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

After David and Maria Schuette got married in 2015, they wanted a family right away, but months later they found out that infertility issues would likely prevent them from having children of their own.

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No nukes: Pope expected to take aim at new arms race during Japan trip

No nukes: Pope expected to take aim at new arms race during Japan trip

| Cindy Wooden | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ top aide made no secret of what will be on the pope’s mind when he visits Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, Nov. 24: “the total elimination of nuclear weapons.”

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