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Trump calls on universities to protect ‘free, open debate’ on campuses

Trump calls on universities to protect ‘free, open debate’ on campuses

| Julie Asher | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, praised President Donald Trump March 21 for taking seriously the assaults she said conservative groups are facing on campuses around the country.

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Austrian bishops become third conference to divest from fossil fuels

Austrian bishops become third conference to divest from fossil fuels

| March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Austrian bishops’ conference is the most recent Catholic institution to say it will divest from fossil fuels.

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More help needed for those who feel cursed, possessed, says exorcist

More help needed for those who feel cursed, possessed, says exorcist

| Carol Glatz | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church, through its priests, deacons and lay experts, must do more to listen to, comfort and assist those who feel troubled, tempted, cursed or possessed, said an Italian exorcist.

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In divisive times, Chesterton inspires unity among Catholics, author says

In divisive times, Chesterton inspires unity among Catholics, author says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

At a time when Catholics seem to be split between conservative or progressive factions, the life and works of English writer G. K. Chesterton can inspire men and women in the church to rise above conflict, said U.S. scholar Dale Ahlquist.

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Rector of Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory stabbed during televised Mass

Rector of Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory stabbed during televised Mass

| Francois Gloutnay | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Claude Grou, rector of St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, seen June 4, 2018, was wounded March 22, 2019, after being stabbed during a televised Mass in the crypt of the oratory.

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New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

| Jacob Comello | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or other religious schools within reach of many families who would otherwise not be able to afford them.

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Cardinal leaves hospital, continues recovery in rehabilitation program

Cardinal leaves hospital, continues recovery in rehabilitation program

| James Ramos | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

After being hospitalized after suffering a stroke while praying the Stations of the Cross March 15, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, who is president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, was discharged March 20 from St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston and was transferred to a nearby rehabilitation program.

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Pope to sign letter to young people at popular Marian sanctuary

Pope to sign letter to young people at popular Marian sanctuary

| Carol Glatz | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The place Pope Francis chose to sign his letter to young people is an important and popular sanctuary housing the Holy House of Loreto.

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Survey: Number of Catholics concerned about Christian persecution rises

Survey: Number of Catholics concerned about Christian persecution rises

| March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

More than half of U.S. Catholics say they are very concerned about the persecution of Christians around the world, with this 58 percent figure up by 17 percent from a similar poll a year ago.

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Catholic-Mormon dialogue is a very personal thing for Utah couple

Catholic-Mormon dialogue is a very personal thing for Utah couple

| Linda Petersen | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Julie Boerio-Goates and her husband, Steven Goates, dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a very personal thing.

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Polish cardinal, St. John Paul’s aide, defends pontiff’s record on abuse

Polish cardinal, St. John Paul’s aide, defends pontiff’s record on abuse

| Jonathan Luxmoore | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

A close aide to St. John Paul II has vigorously defended the late pope’s handling of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy and denied accusations that he ignored the problem during his 27-year pontificate.

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Faith and generosity sustain flood victims in Omaha Archdiocese

Faith and generosity sustain flood victims in Omaha Archdiocese

| Mike May | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Naoma Borgmann, the first sign of trouble was the look on her husband’s face.

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