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Thousands pray, march for right to life

Thousands pray, march for right to life

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

People came by school bus, city and coach buses, in cars and on foot.

More than 3,000 people, filling to standing-room-only the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul Jan. 22 for the annual Prayer Service for Life. 

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USCCB president urges nation to overcome racism that still clouds hearts

USCCB president urges nation to overcome racism that still clouds hearts

| January 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

While the United States has “come a long way” in addressing racism and injustice, much more remains to be accomplished to achieve the dream of “the beloved community” envisioned by the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said.

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The story of our lives

The story of our lives

| Christina Capecchi | January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

I’m beginning the new year with a clean office. It seems a good place to start, a practical way to set me up for any other resolutions I make.

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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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Retired pope wants his name removed as co-author of book on celibacy

Retired pope wants his name removed as co-author of book on celibacy

| Cindy Wooden | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

At the request of retired Pope Benedict XVI, his name will be removed as co-author of a book defending priestly celibacy, said Cardinal Robert Sarah, the Vatican official who coordinated work on the book.

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Pope sets special day to honor, study, share the Bible

Pope sets special day to honor, study, share the Bible

| Carol Glatz | January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The newly established “Sunday of the Word of God” is an invitation to Catholics across the world to deepen their appreciation, love and faithful witness to God and his word, Pope Francis said.

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The wisdom of ‘I don’t know’

The wisdom of ‘I don’t know’

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

I once read an interview with a pastor who said that the most important thing a parent can say to a child is often, “I don’t know.”

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‘No end in sight to the horror’: Australian bishops respond to fires

‘No end in sight to the horror’: Australian bishops respond to fires

| January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Saying that “there is no end in sight to the horror which confronts us,” Archbishop Mark Coleridge, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, said the bishops have implemented a national response to months of wildfires.

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Put the phone away and talk to each other, pope urges families

Put the phone away and talk to each other, pope urges families

| Cindy Wooden | December 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis prayed that people all over the world would end 2019 “in peace, peace in their hearts,” and that families would mark New Year’s by “communicating with one another.”

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Embracing God’s promise

Embracing God’s promise

| Father Dan Haugan | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Thanksgiving week snowstorm caused me to do something I had planned to do for months: set up all the bells and whistles on my TV.

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Vatican releases pope’s Christmas season schedule

Vatican releases pope’s Christmas season schedule

| December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ 2019-20 Christmas season celebrations will include the usual liturgies and traditions.

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2019 Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

2019 Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Published this year in the middle of Advent, the 2019 Annual Archdiocesan Financial Report is infused with the hope of the season. It serves as a reminder of the many ways in which Jesus continues to provide for this local Church through the extraordinary generosity of her faithful.” – Archbishop Bernard Hebda

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