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UST class imagines what advertising campaign could look like for the Catholic Church

UST class imagines what advertising campaign could look like for the Catholic Church

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Professionally, my interest was, here’s a brand … that’s really got a black eye. Wouldn’t it be interesting to take it on as a marketing and communications challenge?”

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Knights, New York Archdiocese and others providing aid to quake victims

Knights, New York Archdiocese and others providing aid to quake victims

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jose Lebron-Sanabria, a Knight of Columbus and a general insurance agent for the fraternal organization, is coordinating assistance to Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of devastating earthquakes.

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Scholar says religious expression faces ‘open hostility’ on some campuses

Scholar says religious expression faces ‘open hostility’ on some campuses

| Kurt Jensen | January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Free religious expression in American higher education is under constant threat from the tyranny of secular progressivism, a leading scholar of religious liberty said Jan. 12.

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Trebek cites ‘power of prayer’ in accepting Fordham Founders’ Award

Trebek cites ‘power of prayer’ in accepting Fordham Founders’ Award

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek and his wife, Jean, received Fordham University’s Founders’ Award at a Jan. 7 reception in Los Angeles.

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Massachusetts judge rejects right to physician-assisted suicide

Massachusetts judge rejects right to physician-assisted suicide

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Patients who are terminally ill do not have a right to physician-assisted suicide, but their doctors can provide information and advise about medical aid in dying, a Massachusetts court has ruled.

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Texas Catholic leaders oppose governor’s plan to reject new refugees

Texas Catholic leaders oppose governor’s plan to reject new refugees

| Carol Zimmermann | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Texas Catholic leaders were quick to take a stand against a Jan. 10 announcement by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that the state would no longer resettle refugees.

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Residents fear what may come next after quakes, archbishop says

Residents fear what may come next after quakes, archbishop says

| Mark Pattison | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hurricane Maria was a body blow to Puerto Rico in 2017, one from which it has yet to fully recover.

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Northern Ireland religious leaders welcome restoration of institutions

Northern Ireland religious leaders welcome restoration of institutions

| Michael Kelly | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, has welcomed a new political agreement that restores the suspended democratic institutions set up as part of the peace process in Northern Ireland.

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Canadian communities recall friends, relatives killed in Tehran crash

Canadian communities recall friends, relatives killed in Tehran crash

| Andrew Ehrkamp | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

If grief is a journey, this is the first painful step: searing heartache.

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Love of baking, culinary skills and prayer make religious brother a winner

Love of baking, culinary skills and prayer make religious brother a winner

| Richard Szczepanowski | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

The oven timer dings, alerting Capuchin Franciscan Brother Andrew Corriente the chocolate layer cake he is baking needs to be checked.

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‘A very encouraging encounter’: Region’s bishops meet with Pope Francis

‘A very encouraging encounter’: Region’s bishops meet with Pope Francis

| January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

“It was magnificent. It was very informal,” Archbishop Bernard Hebda said. “The Holy Father was very open. We could talk about anything with him. He was very forthcoming with us and very supportive, very fraternal.”

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Don’t know much about the Holy Spirit? New ‘school’ aims to change that

Don’t know much about the Holy Spirit? New ‘school’ aims to change that

| January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

“There’s a lot of Catholics who have heard about the Father and heard about Jesus but know very little about the Spirit,” Father Michael Becker said. “And many haven’t really experienced the Holy Spirit. … There needs to be a kind of an awakening to the gift. And once there is, wow. Joy floods the soul, and longing for others to experience the Holy Spirit becomes a great mode of evangelization.”

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