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Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

| Doug Hovelson | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The award honors Sister Zachmann for her life commitment in support of peace and human rights — issues that she began publicly advocating for in the 1960s and ‘70s while working as a teacher at various parish schools within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

| Cody Weddle | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

On a recent Sunday morning, Anderson Cedeno, 32, lifted his hands to the sky like the thousands around him, singing along to the lyrics projected on three massive screens overhead.

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In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

| Kate Blain | September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

To Father Thomas Connery, his old seminary classmate was “a big guy from a farming family” who loved music and worked hard.

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Magnitude 8.1 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Mexico, Guatemala

Magnitude 8.1 earthquake strikes off Pacific coast of Mexico, Guatemala

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck the Pacific coast of southern Mexico and Guatemala, causing buildings to collapse and tremors that rocked as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City.

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Trailer released for Father Rother documentary

Trailer released for Father Rother documentary

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has released a three-minute trailer to a forthcoming documentary on Father Stanley Rother, a U.S. priest who worked in Guatemala for 14 years until he was brutally murdered in 1981 and who will beatified in September.

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Archdiocese announces beatification date for Oklahoma priest

Archdiocese announces beatification date for Oklahoma priest

| Rhina Guidos | March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Father Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified Sept. 23 in Oklahoma.

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Pope recognizes martyrdom of Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala

Pope recognizes martyrdom of Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States.

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