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Affordable housing efforts continue, COVID-19 places spotlight on need

Affordable housing efforts continue, COVID-19 places spotlight on need

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Affordable housing efforts continue

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Archbishop: No public Masses, church gatherings until at least April 9

Archbishop: No public Masses, church gatherings until at least April 9

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

“It is critical for the common good that we do everything we possibly can to minimize the risk to others and to ourselves, which means simply staying home as much as possible,” Archbishop Hebda said.

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Pope, Christian leaders around the globe join in prayer for pandemic’s end

Pope, Christian leaders around the globe join in prayer for pandemic’s end

| Cindy Wooden | March 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Joined by Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant church leaders and faithful from around the world, Pope Francis led the recitation of the Lord’s Prayer, imploring God’s mercy on humanity amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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As coronavirus challenges mount, Catholics respond  

As coronavirus challenges mount, Catholics respond  

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

“I have encountered a wide variety of pastoral situations in more than 31 years of priestly ministry,” said Father John Ubel, rector of the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul. “However, this is an experience of the Lenten journey that is unlike any I have felt.”  

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Archbishop Hebda celebrates Mass in empty cathedral

Archbishop Hebda celebrates Mass in empty cathedral

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

In an almost deafening silence, Archbishop Bernard Hebda walked into the sanctuary at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul March 21 for the start of 5:15 p.m. Mass.

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How we got here: COVID-19 changes lives of Catholics in the archdiocese

How we got here: COVID-19 changes lives of Catholics in the archdiocese

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Here’s an overview of how we got to this strange place, where we watch Mass on Facebook, go to confession in parking lots and adore the Eucharist from our car.

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‘Every man for himself’ is not a solution to pandemic, pope says

‘Every man for himself’ is not a solution to pandemic, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

As more and more countries start to feel the economic pinch due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis urged business leaders to seek solutions that will not hurt employees and their families.

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20 years after his death, Charles Untz’s life continues to inspire

20 years after his death, Charles Untz’s life continues to inspire

| Christina Capecchi | March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Thirty-eight “favors” — or answered prayers — attributed to his intercession have been reported to Ellen and Steve, including people returning to the Church, priestly vocations, help with personal matters, healings and guidance.

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Preparation underway for fall pre-synod parish small groups

Preparation underway for fall pre-synod parish small groups

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

At a time when COVID-19 is forcing Minnesotans to live apart, preparation is underway in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to bring Catholics together this fall for hundreds of small groups to form in parishes, as the next step in the archdiocese’s pre-synod process.

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Complaining, inertia are seeds of the devil, pope says

Complaining, inertia are seeds of the devil, pope says

| Carol Glatz | March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Many Christians are caught in a trap of complaining about everything and doing nothing about it, Pope Francis said in his morning Mass.

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Catholic leaders praise Colorado’s repeal of death penalty

Catholic leaders praise Colorado’s repeal of death penalty

| Carol Zimmermann | March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders praised Colorado Gov. Jared Polis for signing a death penalty repeal bill into law March 23, making Colorado the 22nd state to abolish the death penalty.

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Naumann: Mark anniversary of ‘Gospel of Life’ with commitment to moms

Naumann: Mark anniversary of ‘Gospel of Life’ with commitment to moms

| Julie Asher | March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

St. John Paul II’s “prophetic encyclical” on the value and inviolability of human life, “The Gospel of Life” (“Evangelium Vitae”) provides “a clear challenge” to Catholics, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee.

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