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Mali: an abducted Catholic priest is released

The Christian faithful of the diocese of Mopti in Mali express their joy at the release of the kidnapped Catholic priest, Father Léon Dougnon after more than three weeks in custody of his captors. By the editor of Vatican News Father Léon Dougnon, parish priest of Ségué in the diocese …

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Mary L. Codr | Seward Independent

Mary Louise (Hladky) Codr, 85, 8 months, 21 days old, of David City, formerly of Bee and Seward, died on Wednesday June 30, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer at St. Joseph’s Court surrounded by her family. Mary Lou was born on October 9, 1935, on a farm near …

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Funeral services | Dubuque obituaries

Scott M. Berget, Wiota, Wis. – Visits: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Darlington, Wis. Christian funeral mass: 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13, at the church. Roger J. Bergfeld, Dubuque – Visits: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Leonard Funeral and Crematorium, 2595 Rockdale Road. …

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‘God is present’ even in the midst of great suffering

The partial collapse of a high-rise condominium in Surfside, Florida recently “brought so much sadness,” but it’s also an opportunity to respond with prayer and spread the Catholic faith, said Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on his “Walk Humblely Podcast” July 7th. It is human to wonder why such tragedies happen, …

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Ireland sees ancient Mass Rocks tradition reborn

Irish priests celebrated Mass at “Mass Rocks” in all 26 Dioceses of Ireland in honor of Irish Catholics who practiced their faith in secret when it was illegal to do so under British rule. All expressions of the Catholic faith were banned in Ireland between the 16th and 18th centuries …

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