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Catholic college graduations, like the academic year, have made changes

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By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic college graduation ceremonies — like everything else this past year — look different. But they are primarily happening...

Seminaries begin committing to sexual misconduct policy benchmarks

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By Dennis Sadowski CLEVELAND (CNS) — Fifteen seminaries have committed to meeting five sexual misconduct policy benchmarks developed by a group of laypeople, seminary leaders and...

Washington cardinal leads worldwide rosary for end to COVID-19 pandemic

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By Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory led a recitation of rosary May 17, imploring Mary to “entrust to her Son”...

Cardinal Ladaria cautions U.S. bishops on politicians and Communion

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By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has urged the U.S. bishops to proceed with caution in...

National Shrine to host May 17 worldwide praying of the Rosary

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By Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will host a recitation of the rosary on Monday,...

Facing death, priest turns his farewell into teachable moment

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By Liz Chandler MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. (CNS) — As dusk fell April 29, nurses pushed Father Michael Kottar in his wheelchair just outside a North...

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,...

San Francisco archbishop examines abortion, Communion in pastoral letter

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SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — A pastoral letter issued May 1 by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone focuses on the unborn, Communion and Catholics...

Catholic doctor weighs in on COVID-19 vaccines for children

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By Katie Scott PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — After a year of painful pandemic milestones, the United States has reached a hopeful statistic. As of May...

Several Catholic colleges will require COVID-19 vaccinations in fall

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By Carol Zimmerman WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Catholic colleges grapple with how to reopen in the fall, many are already saying they will require their...
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