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Rabbi who co-founded Saint Leo Interfaith Center receives top Catholic honor

Rabbi A. James Rudin, co-founder of the Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at Saint Leo University, has spent much of his life helping to develop respect and understanding between different faiths. Amid a rise in anti-Semitism around the world, his work has not gone unnoticed. He will soon receive one of …

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Timothy Howard Strahler | News, Sports, Jobs

strahler On November 10, 2022, God won another carpenter and farmer into heaven. Timothy Howard Strahler, 74, of Churchtown, Ohio, was born June 4, 1948 in Marietta, Ohio. Tim’s proudest accomplishments in life were his four children with Karen Wittekind Strahler. Kari Caldwell (Rusty) of Churchtown, …

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Why Catholic-Protestant churches must work in tandem

As Christmas is not far away and All Saints Day has recently been observed in India and other parts of the world by Christians, efforts to bury the differences between Catholics and Protestants so that they can work vigorously for society and country, are happening. It should be celebrated. On …

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Hockey Canada, the Ottawa Police Service and the Catholic Church

Opinion What do Hockey Canada, the Ottawa Police Service and the Catholic Church have in common? These three entities have been in the news lately due to issues related to a problematic internal culture, leadership and governance structures, and a reluctance to change. In the last week of October, we …

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Bishop urges Catholics to put Christianity ahead of party in midterm elections

NEW YORK – Ahead of the national midterm elections next week, South Carolina’s only Catholic bishop reminds American Catholics that regardless of what political party they belong to, they must first vote as Christians, seeking the common good of all. “As Americans prepare to enter the voting booth later this …

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Anna Stoeckl Obituary – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Anna Stoeckl (née Roth), 90, of Lomira was called home to be with the Lord on October 21, 2022 at Lakewood Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Brookfield. Anna was born on August 31, 1932 in Drenovci, Yugoslavia, to Stefan and Katharina Roth (née Brandelik). She immigrated to the United States …

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Creston community honors deceased farmer as he completes harvest

Community means something different in Creston, according to John Baker, a 63-year-old farmer born and raised in the Union County town of about 7,500 people. When Baker’s older brother, Paul Baker, died last week aged 66 – five days after being diagnosed with cancer – the community of Creston didn’t …

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Mark your calendars! International Eucharistic Congress scheduled for September 2024

The theme, taken from Matthew 23:8, comes from the full phrase: “You have one master, and you are all brothers”. Its context is Jesus’ warning to disciples to avoid taking titles to show that one is superior. Instead, he commands them to humble themselves to serve others. In March 2021, …

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Catholic Church teams up to help more than 4,000 migrants

New Grevic Alvarado 4 hours ago More than 500 migrants and refugees participated in the Refugee Day held in La Romine in recent weeks. – Grevic Alvarado The Catholic Church, through the Catholic Commission for Social Justice (CCJS) and the Archdiocesan Ministry for Migrants and Refugees (AMMR), has served over …

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Richard John Piper Obituary – The Beaver County Times

Richard J. Piper, 78, of Cocoa Beach Florida, formerly of Rome, New York, died Thursday, October 13, 2022, at Cape Canaveral Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Richard was born in Ilion, NY on December 19, 1943, the son of Robert Piper and Frances Lacy Piper. He graduated from …

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Catholic Nuns Build Church With Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Andy Flattery, a Certified Financial Planner. A careful observer of modern culture might aptly compare the world today to the Roman Empire of the 6th and 7th centuries. It was a period of cultural decline, where barbarian invasions destroyed cities, libraries, laws and even …

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Barbara M. Petrosino, Ed.D., RN Obituary

Dr. Barbara M. Petrosino died on October 10, 2022 at her home in Longhorn Village in Austin, Texas. She was born to Mary and Alexander Petrosino in Brooklyn, New York on June 1, 1938. Both of her parents predeceased her. Dr. Petrosino graduated from Niagara University in New York with …

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Saint Leo the Great – Arlington Catholic Herald

What is special about your parish? What is the charism of your parish? Saint-Léon le Grand is commonly referred to as “the great” parish by parishioners and clergy due to many attributes, including the quality of its liturgical and social services. Saint Leo brings the presence of Christ to Fairfax. …

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US Catholics Firmly Believe in Angels, but Eucharistic Devotion Lagged | National Catholic Register

A new survey shows that Catholics are more likely to profess belief in guardian angels than belief in the Catholic doctrine of the Eucharist. The results are both a challenge and an opportunity to grow in faith, commentators say. “The closer you get to the angels, the more they will …

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Hispanic Heritage Mass and Festival

Although cold, rainy weather moved the festivities indoors, it couldn’t dampen a celebration of Hispanic heritage and history Oct. 2 at St. Thomas More Cathedral in Arlington. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, who expressed his gratitude for all the gifts and blessings the Hispanic community brings …

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Jesus established a church, not a closed community

By: Unknown Centurion The modern Church has abandoned its missionary mission. It ignores or almost completely disobeys Christ’s final command and commission to go into all the world and make disciples (Matthew 28:19,20). The Church was to be and has long been an incredible and effective vehicle put in place …

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A new pastor moves into the Prince of Peace

About two years ago Reverend John Fallon, pastor of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, called Reverend Jon Chalmers, who was pastor of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Birmingham, and asked him what he was thinking of coming to Prince of Peace. Peace. Chalmers said he thought Fallon was “playing with …

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Cardinal Celebrates Mass Marking 60th Anniversary of St. Mary’s School in Piscataway – Catholic Standard

According to Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory, he wears his red vestments – following the recommendation of Pope Francis – when he dresses for certain special events. On September 16, he donned his red robe for the 60th anniversary mass at St. Mary’s School in Piscataway and spoke to students about …

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Obituary of Frank G. Taelman, Jr.

Frank G. Taelman Jr., 89, of Granger, IN died at Memorial Hospital Sept. 20 after a brief illness. Frank was born in South Bend on March 11, 1933 to Frank G. Sr. and Lillian (Wiatrolik) Taelman. After graduating from South Bend Central High School in 1951, Frank attended Purdue University. …

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New Aim Higher President Brings Passion to Catholic Scholarship Efforts

For Ricky Austin, president of the Aim Higher Foundation in St. Paul, a Catholic school education is vital to the longevity of the Church — and something all children should have access to, regardless of economic status. of the family. It is these beliefs that drive the 39-year-old to convert …

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Papal chaplain visits newly discovered mass grave in Ukraine

VATICAN CITY (CNS) ─ Standing near a mass grave in eastern Ukraine and seeing the delicate and solemn removal of bodies, Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, papal chaplain, said he could only pray. “I knew I would find so many dead, but I met men who showed the beauty that is …

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‘Violates Art 25’ – Kerala court on Knanaya Church expels members who marry outside the community

New Delhi: A district court in Kerala has ruled that endogamy is not “an essential religious practice” and that expelling members for marriage outside the community violates Article 25. The article guarantees Indian citizens the right to practice and profess their faith and religion. Kottayam Additional District Judge Sanu S …

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Construction project in northwest Las Vegas raises safety concerns for nearby worshipers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – People who attend St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, located on Fort Apache and Centennial Parkway, said people were crossing the parking lot and using it as an alternate route to avoid the building nearby. “I personally was hit about two or three times …

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Pope Francis: Gertrude Detzel “brought the love of Christ to the world”

In his address to the clergy of Kazakhstan on Thursday morning, Pope Francis cited the example of Gertrude Detzel – a Russian-German laywoman in the process of being beatified – who “brought the love of Christ to the world” despite having lived at a time of great Christian persecution. By …

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Donna Hiller | Obituaries | Mankato Free Press

Donna M. Hiller, 85, of Good Thunder, died Monday, September 12, 2022 at Mapleton Community Home after 13 years of battling Alzheimer’s disease. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Good Thunder. Visiting hours will be Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. …

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Recent creation of Nigerian bishop as cardinal hailed as ‘elevating local church’

In his message of goodwill during the Eucharistic celebration on September 8, the President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorjipraised the “newest and youngest Nigerian cardinal” and commended him for being a witness to the faith “in difficult times.” Recalling the circumstances that …

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Catholic Church works to fight ‘fake news’ in Brazil’s election campaign

SÃO PAULO – Although the electoral campaign officially began on August 16, the attacks against the two main candidates for the presidency of Brazil – current President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, commonly known as Lula – continue have multiplied on social networks since last …

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St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in The Woodlands set to open $4.5 million chapel

Tiling work, some window additions, the uncovering of pews and a few finishing touches are all that is needed before the new chapel at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in The Woodlands is complete. As the church community and The Woodlands grew, it became more difficult for St. Anthony …

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JP’s Blessed Sacrament could see new life as affordable housing, performance space

Those close to the project say they are thrilled to give the church a new two-pronged mission: to ease Boston’s housing crisis and energize the neighborhood’s burgeoning Afro-Latin arts scene. “We’re the only one that hasn’t been turned into luxury condos,” said Cisnell Baez, Hyde Square Task Force alumnus and …

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Michael ‘Mike’ Small | News, Sports, Jobs

COLUMBIANA — Michael “Mike” Little, 80, of Columbiana died suddenly on Wednesday August 31, 2022. Mike was born August 1, 1942 in Dover, the son of the late Charles and Irene Monti Little. Michael was a teacher for 34 years, including four years on the Navajo …

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Colin Barr – Keough School

Skill modern Ireland; Catholicism; British political history; migration history At Keough School Colin Barr is Professor of Modern Irish History at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. He is director of the Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland, who is housed …

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What regular Mass attendance means for American Catholics

A Reflection for Wednesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time After leaving the synagogue, Jesus entered Simon’s house. (Luke 4:38) Over the past year, I have looked at a lot of data on American Catholics: how old they are, their race and ethnicity, what percentage of them live in …

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Man who was hired to fake mass shooting by Catholic charity accused of making terror threats

A Nebraska man hired by a charity to fake a mass shooting has been charged with making terrorist threats. The Omaha World Herald reported John Channels was advised to make the exercise realistic. The simulation caused chaos among employees who thought the exercise was real. Loading Something is loading. A …

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Obituary of Thomas E. Clifford Jr.

CLIFFORD, Thomas E., Jr. beloved brother, uncle, teacher, coach, mentor and friend passed away peacefully on August 25, 2022 in Framingham, MA. Born August 21, 1946 in Norwood, MA, Tom was the first of five children born to the late Thomas E. Clifford, Sr. and Doris L. (Burrell) Clifford. Tom …

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I’m so glad I had a wedding in the Catholic Church, and thank you, Father Joe

Much has been said about the future of the Catholic Church in recent weeks. This got me thinking about my own experience of getting married in the church last year. Such a choice could be considered unusual for someone my age (then 30). Most of the wedding ceremonies I attended …

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What future for the Catholic Church in Ireland? – The Irish Times

This month, a document was sent to the Vatican by the Catholic Church in Ireland which has been described as “explosive, life-altering, dogma-altering, church-altering”. The document demands changes in the attitude of the Church towards women, LGBTI+ people, divorced or remarried people and single parents and calls for the removal …

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A nightmare for the Catholic Church: the pope in a coma

(RNS) – Despite repeatedly saying he has no plans to retire, Pope Francis recently made it clear that if he was ever too ill to perform his duties, he would resign from his post. , while doing it differently from his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. But what if Francis, or …

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Pastor: Catholic Church to celebrate the 140th

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aspen is preparing for a landmark celebration of its 140th anniversary. A weekend of activities will include a teen night out on Friday August 26th and a family barbecue picnic on Saturday August 27th. Both days will feature a talk by internationally renowned Catholic speaker …

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Lalong apologizes to Catholic Church for comments about pope – The Eagle Online

Tinubu Shettima Presidential Campaign Council Chief Executive and Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has apologized to the Catholic Church for his recent comments about the pope. Lalong apologized in a letter Friday to the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria. Recall that the Governor had while defending his …

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Some Suspects of Pentecost Sunday Attack on Catholic Church in Nigeria Arrested (Governor)

In a June 23 press conferenceThe Ondo State Commander of the Security Network Agency, known as “Corps Amotekun”, told reporters that all suspects linked to the Pentecost Sunday attack on the Church Catholic would eventually be arrested. “Regarding the Owo incident, we have recovered the last vehicle they used for …

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St. Hilary’s Catholic Church in Raceland will hold a mass in Cajun French

The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux is honoring Cajun culture next week by hosting its annual mass in French. The diocese has been running a service where music and sermons have been held in Cajun French since the mid-2000s, according to the director of the diocesan worship office, the Reverend Glenn LeCompte. …

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If the Pope’s visit was the first step, what comes next for the Catholic Church?

In the gold-crested white room of the Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral, Pope Francis sits before church leaders. He leafs through his papers, reciting a homily that is both gentle and authoritative. The leader of the Catholic Church tells Canadian bishops, priests and seminarians that indigenous peoples who practice their cultures, …

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Chico Area Church Services – Chico Enterprise-Record

SATURDAY Congregation Beth Israel: Saturday evening Tisha B’Av 8:30 p.m. In person only. For Zoom links and in-person details, email [email protected] 1336 Hemlock St. 342-6146. SUNDAY Chicco Aldersgate United Methodist Church: “Two Masters” by Pastor Scott Allred. Mast. 6:19-24. Worship 10 a.m. at the sanctuary. www.chicoaumc.org sermons tab. Also on …

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The Catholic Church has a lot to answer – New York Daily News

When I was 11, my dad traveled from Philadelphia to Florida for a job he never got. My family was already large: five people living on one floor of a terraced house with a breadwinner who was, alas, struggling to keep a job. So when Pop got home, with the …

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Kentucky churches and communities work together to meet the needs of flood victims

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (CNS) — Lori Helfrich, director of parish life at Mother of Good Counsel Church in Hazard County, Kentucky, had just volunteered at the food pantry her parish helps support. They were cutting melons to distribute to people hard hit by the torrential rains and subsequent flooding in the …

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Paulists say goodbye to Ohio State Department after six decades

On Sunday, hundreds of parishioners packed Ohio State University’s St. Thomas More Newman Center for the final Mass observed by Paulist priests as the diocese seeks to change the vision of ministry on campus. Some parishioners said after mass they felt empty and confused about the direction of the center, …

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St. Andrew’s Catholic Church to Receive Statewide Preservation Award

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – Renovations to St. Andrew’s Catholic Church took several years and a major commitment from the Roanoke Catholic Church and congregation. Now the church is receiving a statewide award for historic preservation. Work began in 2014 with the replacement of the steeples ravaged by time, termites and …

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Man who settled sexual abuse case with Diocese of Albany to meet with bishop ahead of Sunday Mass

The first alleged survivor of church sex abuse to settle with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany is taking another step in his healing journey. Stephen Mittler will meet the Bishop publicly this Sunday before Mass on the same church steps where he says he met his alleged abuser, Father …

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Reaction to Pope’s Apology for Catholic Church’s Role in Residential Schools

Pope Francis on Monday issued an apology for the role of the Roman Catholic Church in residential schools, saying many Christians support the colonization of indigenous peoples. He made the remarks at the former site of the Ermineskin Indian Residential School in the community of Maskwacis, south of Edmonton. Here …

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Vandals attack pro-life sign at St. Boniface Catholic Church

SPRINGFIELD — St. Boniface Catholic Church’s pro-life message was suspended on July 20 — but only briefly. Shortly after worshipers learned that a familiar billboard outside the church on 1952 Ga. Hwy 21 had been defaced with spray paint and a dastardly message overnight, it was replaced with a new. …

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Catholic Archdiocese of Washington bans Latin Mass in parishes

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington will ban the celebration of the Old Latin Mass in parishes starting this fall — a move meant to align the region with the wishes of the pope on an issue dividing the church along ideological lines. In a decree published on Friday, Cardinal …

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Youth minister offers suggestions to get teens excited about Mass

Claire Lander, Valerie Manczack, Mikaela Engstrom and Hannah Reale kneel together in prayer Nov. 23, 2019, during the National Catholic Youth Conference’s closing mass in Indianapolis. (SNC Photo by Karen Bonar/The Register) My birthplace Catholic parents instilled in me the importance of going to Mass religiously (no pun intended) but …

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Philippines: Abortion is illegal in this predominantly Catholic country, so more than a million women turn to other options every year

“We take huge risks if we agree to perform an abortion,” said Miriam, who uses a pseudonym to protect herself from prosecution in the Philippines. She performed four abortions on women between the ages of 23 and 48, all in secret. Doctors and nurses caught performing abortions or providing assistance …

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Sabinal priest helps Uvalde community in light of tragedy

SABINAL – On the day of the shooting at Robb Elementary School, Father Matthew DeLeon responded immediately by meeting children and their families at the hospital. “Devastating and traumatic, but also very overwhelming, breathtaking to see the depth of their faith,” said Fr. DeLeon, who is a priest and dean …

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A friend out of this world | Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

One of the biggest misconceptions we can have about prayer is that we have to control it. We think it all depends on what we say and how we communicate. While it is true that our words are important in prayer and that we are called to be ready to …

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APC supports Governor Akeredolu’s CCTV command

Ondo’s All Progressive Congress (APC) said all operators and owners of public facilities in the state should install CCTV cameras on their premises. The call followed a precedent set by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to help tackle crime across the state. Ade Adetimehin, chairman of the APC in Ondo, said so …

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Report says Vatican representative warned Catholic missionaries of Hong Kong crackdown

HONG KONG – A Vatican representative in Hong Kong has warned Catholic missionaries to prepare for a tougher future as China tightens its control over the former British colony, a Reuters report based on interviews said. Reporting to the Reuters article, ucanews.com said Archbishop Javier Herrera-Corona, the Vatican’s unofficial representative …

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The organist of Sainte-Anne keeps the melody of the church alive

GREAT FALLS – Only a special set of hands can adorn the Rodgers Pipe Organ at St. Anne’s Cathedral in Great Falls. Jeanne Tonkovich has been the principal parish organist since 2005 and there is no end in sight. Yet, in case she retires, there are few organists playing backup. …

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EXCLUSIVE Pope Francis denies plans to resign soon

Unsubstantiated rumors fueled reports of impending resignation Pope mocks cancer rumours: ‘Doctors didn’t tell me’ Trips to Moscow, Kyiv seem more likely; possibly in September Following US court ruling, Pope says abortion ‘hires a hitman’ VATICAN CITY, July 4 (Reuters) – Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to …

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Maine Voices: Supreme Court Ends Maine’s Anti-Catholic School Policy

Our illusory idea that we are a city on a hill, as the settlers dreamed of, has for centuries erased the Native American genocide, the dehumanization of African slaves, the abuses against Asians, the establishment’s anti-Semitism, the exploitation Hispanicism and complicity in Palestinian racist dispossession and repression. Our delusions translate …

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Library Presentations and Outdoor Mass to Mark 75th Anniversary of Huntsville Monastery

Friday 01 Jul 2022 By Linda Peterson Intermountain Catholic HUNTSVILLE — For more than seven decades, the Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Trinity was an important part of the Huntsville community. The Trappist monks who lived at the abbey tended the property alongside nearby community farms, raising cattle, …

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James A. Clabaugh Obituary – Evening Sun

James Anthony Clabaugh, 88, of Hanover, PA came into God’s eternal care on Saturday June 25, 2022. Born August 21, 1933 in Bonneauville, PA, he was the son of the late John M. and Anna A. (Sanders ) Clabaugh. James was the loving husband of Frances (Sneeringer) Clabaugh with whom …

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The Catholic Church is a Welcome Community – Richard Reynolds | Letters

Thursday Phil Hands cartoon portraying Bishop Donald Hying as dismissing “progressives” misses the mark entirely. Through the continued work of Bishop Hying and our priests, Madison Catholic Church is working hard to be an inclusive church. He and the church are not perfect – no church is – but …

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Michigan Catholic Bishops Applaud Roe v. Wade Overthrow

Michigan’s Catholic leaders are applauding Friday’s Supreme Court decision on abortion, calling it a “cause for joy.” In a statement released shortly after the nation’s top court overturned the landmark Roe v Wade and Planned Parenthood v Caseys decisions, the Michigan Catholic Conference released a statement signed by Archbishop of …

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Understanding the Pope’s Reforms: Making the Church Christocentric

Last week, Pope Francis issued a rescript requiring local bishops to get approval from Rome before giving their blessing to a diocesan religious order. Some of the pope’s critics viewed the new rule as draconian. “Before the diocesan bishop erects – by decree – a public association of the faithful …

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Lewandowski, Father Theodore Vincent – Waupaca County Post Office

August 20, 1930 – June 15, 2022 On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 91-year-old Father Theodore Vincent Lewandowski passed away peacefully at his home in Waupaca, Wisconsin. After the death of his wife Patricia in 1996, Father “Ted” answered God’s call to resume his priesthood studies at Sacred Heart Seminary in …

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a difficult but vital account of abuse – The Irish Times

So Young: The Catholic Church’s Taking of My Life Author: Gerard Gorman with Declan Gorman ISBN-13: 978-1780733418 Editor: Blackstaff Press Guide price: £9.99 It’s rare to finish a book where you want to shake hands with the author, and give him a hug. Gerard Gorman recounts his abuse by pedophile …

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Layla Salazar’s funeral ends Uvalde’s funeral for gunshot victims

UVALDE — From the Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart, the Road to Eternal Rest is a one mile drive on Fort Clark Road to Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery. On Thursday, Layla Salazar became the latest victim of the Robb Elementary School massacre to make the trip. She was 11 years …

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Sharon Shrine Jeep Patrol, Texas Oncology, Saint Matthews Catholic Church to Host Carter BloodCare Community Campaigns – The Gilmer Mirror

Help your neighbors in need: save local lives by donating blood LONGVIEW, Texas (June 13, 2022) – Donating blood is a simple and healthy way to help other Texans and support the well-being of the local community. People need blood at all times of the day. They include elderly people …

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Nigerian Catholic Priests Denying Church Members Without Permanent Voter Cards Access to Sunday Masses

Some Catholic priests in Nigeria have enforced a policy of “no Permanent Voter Card (PVC), no Sunday Mass”. In videos viewed by SaharaReporters on Sunday, some church members were denied access to Sunday Masses due to their inability to display their permanent voter cards issued by the Independent National Electoral …

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PHOTOS – St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church celebrates its centennial this weekend; see details – Port Arthur News

PORT NECHES — Brotherhood, friendliness and “so much spirit” is how Dinker Wallace describes St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Port Neches. And that probably kept the church alive for 100 years. Altar Society members Wallace and Kitty Trahan were busy Friday preparing the church for the celebration and Mass on …

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The Catholic Church’s goal of “full unity” with Orthodoxy

” YouUnity is harmony in the diversity of charisms conferred by the Spirit,” Pope Francis told the pan-Orthodox delegation of priests and monks from the Autocephalous Eastern Churches Friday, June 3. Churches, mainly in the Middle East and Africa, have often faced heavy persecution and have been separated for centuries …

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Gag order in Catholic Church sex abuse case to protect victims, not defendants: AGC

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): The gag order in a case involving a member of a Catholic order who sexually abused two boys was not meant to protect the abuser or the Catholic order in question. The Attorney General’s office said in a statement Monday, June 6, that it …

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Closure of two Catholic churches in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Two Catholic churches in a Luzerne County community are permanently closing. The Diocese of Scranton blamed the decision on low attendance, a shortage of priests and financial difficulties. Many parishioners belonging to the parishes of Saint André Bessette and Saint Dominic de Wilkes-Barre told Eyewitness News …

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Create a Catholic Church she can belong to

(RNS) – Jamie Manson is a Catholic whose work is entirely church-focused while existing almost completely beyond the confines of Catholic teaching. Longtime author of the National Catholic Reporter’s award-winning column “Grace on the Margins,” Manson is president of Catholics for Choice, a nearly half-century-old group that advocates for abortion …

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Cardinal Zen and the rise of religious persecution in China

Catholic Cardinal Joseph Zen appeared in a Hong Kong court on Tuesday for “conspiracy to collide with foreign forces”. The charges against the cardinal are emblematic of a continuing deterioration in the city-state, which should prompt the Vatican to reconsider earlier attempts to pursue closer relations with China. While the …

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Catholic Church urges electorate to avoid vote buying – The Sun Nigeria

The The Catholic Diocese of Ekiti has advised residents of the state to avoid vote buying and other forms of incitement in the June 18 gubernatorial election. The Director of Justice Development and Peace Initiative (JDPI) for the Diocese, Reverend Emmanuel Akingbade told Ado Ekiti during a road trip yesterday. …

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Students share their joys and concerns about the church at synod sessions – Catholic Philly

By Catholic News Service • Posted May 25, 2022 PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Jennifer McMahon, a second-year biology student at Villanova University, said recent on-campus listening sessions in preparation for the 2023 Catholic Church synod made her feel like her concerns “were recognized not only by the church, but my peers.” …

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Reviews | Archbishop’s pastoral letter to Pelosi shows ‘pro-abortion Catholic’ is an oxymoron

Placeholder while loading article actions Mary Eberstadt holds the Panula Professorship in Christian Culture at the Catholic Information Center in DC and is a Senior Fellow at the Faith & Reason Institute. Pastoral Letter or Notification from Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi that she is …

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Buffalo, Racism and the Church – Catholic World Report

A man at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, NY, lights a candle May 16, 2022, for the victims of a May 14 mass shooting that authorities say was racially motivated. (SNC Photo/Brendan McDermid, Reuters) In this Sixth Sunday of Easter, the readings begin to wait two weeks before the climax …

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Heat on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22, 2022

Weather “YES, it’s time to put the air conditioners in place.” Christiana Botic for the Boston Globe Massachusetts is experiencing scorching temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service predicts that most of the region will experience “excessive heat” on Saturday and Sunday. “Significant summer heat and humidity this weekend with …

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The historic church in Hunter River, Prince Edward Island is being converted into apartments

HUNTER RIVER, PEI — When the Great Church on Hunter River Hill was put up for sale, a lifelong resident was moved in to save the iconic structure. Brimming with ideas, entrepreneur Kris Taylor bought the old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in 2019, and he took SaltWire Network to tour …

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Community holds vigil and protests following racially motivated mass shooting | Local News

Hundreds of people gathered in the streets on Sunday morning near the Jefferson Avenue Tops Markets which were the target of Saturday’s mass shooting for a prayer vigil that evolved into a Black Lives Matter protest and rally against the armed violence. Pastors from many area churches were joined by …

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Pope appoints Lebanese priests to oversee dioceses of Eastern Churches

Pope Francis has chosen three Lebanese Catholic priests to lead some of the most important dioceses of the Eastern Catholic Churches, a move seen as “further proof of the care given to the clergy and faithful in this country” by Vatican watchers. The Pope has given his approval to the …

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James E. Kraeger, Ph.D. Obituary

Connors Memorial Funeral Home James Emerson Kraeger, Ph.D., of Newport, Rhode Island, died May 10, 2022 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Rosemarie (Capitano) Kraeger. James, “Doc”, was born in Saint Louis, Missouri and attended Saint Louis University High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from …

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Text: Bishop Mark Davies at Mass for Venerable Elizabeth Prout

Venerable Elizabeth Prout Source: Diocese of Shrewsbury The Right Reverend Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury, delivered the following homily at a Mass celebrated for the Venerable Elizabeth Prout in the Church of St Anne and Blessed Dominic, Sutton, St Helens on Saturday 7th May. Mass homily for Venerable Elizabeth Prout …

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No role in choosing CPI-M candidate for Thrikkakara: Syro Malabar Catholic Church

Kochi, May 6 (IANS): Stung by criticism from several quarters, the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church said on Friday that it had no role in choosing the CPI-M candidate for the May 31 by-election in the Thrikkakara Assembly in Kerala. What had raised eyebrows was the manner in which the “surprise” …

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BOULDER CHURCH VANDALIZED: A Catholic church vandalized for the 2nd time

BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) – A Catholic church was vandalized Tuesday night with anti-religious and other messages spray-painted on buildings and other property, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. Sacred Heart of Mary is located at 6739 S. Boulder Road and BCSO said the graffiti is similar to another incident in …

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The promotion of the junior mass 2023

Dr. Rob Mullen ’77 All Juniors and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend the Junior Class Mass on Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. at the Steinhauser Gym. This annual event has been canceled by covid for the past two years. It’s so good to …

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Memorial mass held to remember family members who were murdered in Miramar 25 years ago – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A memorial mass was held Saturday afternoon at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in Miramar for members of a South Florida family who were murdered 25 years ago. The mass will be followed by a march and a candlelight vigil. READ MORE: Hundreds of Brave Potential Showers to …

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