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Archbishop Hebda calls burning of Notre Dame Cathedral ‘gut-wrenching’

Archbishop Hebda calls burning of Notre Dame Cathedral ‘gut-wrenching’

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught fire and erupted into a spectacular blaze April 15 that sent smoke and flames billowing into the sky, Archbishop Bernard Hebda watched video footage of the blaze and called it “gut-wrenching.”

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Twin Cities pro-life leaders say ‘Unplanned’ movie stirring local movement

Twin Cities pro-life leaders say ‘Unplanned’ movie stirring local movement

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Emagine Waconia Theatre didn’t intend to show the abortion-themed movie “Unplanned” when the film premiered at the end of March.

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Women publish book of poems about physical, sexual abuse

Women publish book of poems about physical, sexual abuse

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The abuse started when Laura Lanik was between 6 and 9 years old. An older man at the end of the
St. Paul block where she grew up made her feel “special.”

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Convert now, don’t be spiritually lazy, pope says

Convert now, don’t be spiritually lazy, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

God is patient and merciful, but people should not put off their conversion because they never know how long they will live, Pope Francis said.

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Vatican-China agreement motivated by mission, cardinal says

Vatican-China agreement motivated by mission, cardinal says

| Cindy Wooden | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vatican’s tentative agreement with the government of mainland China obviously has a diplomatic component, but it was motivated by a desire to spread the Gospel and ensure the appropriate freedom of the Catholic Church, the Vatican secretary of state wrote.

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For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

| Michael Otto | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The St. Addai Chaldean Catholic community in suburban Auckland felt the impact of the Christchurch mosque killings with a special poignancy, because many members have experienced the sufferings inflicted by terrorism.

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DeLaSalle alumnus guides students in painting mural of school, city history

DeLaSalle alumnus guides students in painting mural of school, city history

| March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Don’t go into art.” That’s what Joe Duffy remembers people, including his parents, telling him back when he was trying to chart a career path. If he had listened, his alma mater, DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, would not have a 25-foot mural depicting its history and the history of the Mississippi River island on which it sits.

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Benilde-St. Margaret’s looks back on dramatic hockey season

Benilde-St. Margaret’s looks back on dramatic hockey season

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Where were you when Jack Jablonski got hurt?

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Hill-Murray continues strong state hockey legacy

Hill-Murray continues strong state hockey legacy

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bill Lechner led Hill-Murray hockey players in skating drills at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood on Valentine’s Day. Holiday festivities would have to wait, as the boys in green had some work to do.

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Hardships, encounters with Christ abound at World Youth Day

Hardships, encounters with Christ abound at World Youth Day

| February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Christine Lam went to Panama in January for World Youth Day to “light that fire” within her heart.

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Couple launch marriage program for newlyweds

Couple launch marriage program for newlyweds

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

A decade ago, David Busacker was a high school sophomore looking for a way to fit in, and he decided to give drama a try.

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Chancellor’s experience, canon law study on handling clergy sexual abuse gain national attention

Chancellor’s experience, canon law study on handling clergy sexual abuse gain national attention

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Susan Mulheron, chancellor for Canonical Affairs for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, is gaining national attention with her experience and study of the clergy sexual abuse crisis in light of canon law.

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