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First Communion recipient overcomes obstacle, gives hope to others

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By Janet Jones COLUMBUS, Texas (CNS) — Carson Crosby, a student at St. Anthony Catholic School in Columbus who received his first Communion this spring,...

McCarrick Report Called Needed Step Toward Accountability, Transparency

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By Dennis Sadowski CLEVELAND (CNS) — Prelates in the archdioceses and the diocese where Theodore McCarrick worked during his rise through the church’s hierarchical structure...

Are increased vaccinations a genuine sign of hope this Easter?

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By Mark Pattison WASHINGTON (CNS) — It’s been said before, in different ways, in different contexts: “the beginning of the end,” “light at the end of...

Called to Religious Life: A Sister’s Vocation Story

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By Sister Mara Grace Gore “God wants to fulfill the desires of your heart.” This was the message that stayed with me after attending a...

Pope: King’s ‘Vision of Harmony, Equality For All’ Remains Timely

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ATLANTA (CNS) — With “social injustice, division and conflict” threatening the common good, people need to rediscover and recommit to the vision of the...

Rev. King Relied on Faith, Prayer to Fight Racism, Virginia Bishop...

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ARLINGTON, Va. (CNS) — The Rev. Martin Luther King, the slain civil rights leader who is honored with a federal holiday the third Monday...

Blessed McGivney: Model Parish Priest with ‘Zeal’ for Gospel, for Serving...

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By Julie Asher (CNS) Blessed Michael J. McGivney was “an outstanding witness of Christian solidarity and fraternal assistance” because of his “zeal” for proclaiming the...

Santa Fe Archdiocese Closes Churches for Indoor Worship amid New Mexico’s...

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (CNS) — Archbishop John C. Wester said a decision to close Catholic churches in the Santa Fe Archdiocese for indoor worship amid...

Children’s Book Chronicling Saints’ Lives Shows They Were ‘Relentlessly Human’

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By  George P. Matysek Jr. BALTIMORE (CNS) — Serenely peering out from stained-glass or standing atop pedestals while piously presenting the instruments of their martyrdom,...

U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chair Calls Plan to Codify Roe in Federal...

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WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee called it “deeply disturbing and tragic” that any U.S. president would mark the...
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