April 17, 2020  |  By MICHAEL HORNE

ARLINGTON, Va. With the rapid changes brought on by COVID- 19, there is an incredible level of stress for everyone in the country. We have worries about our families, our work, finances and loved ones living in areas that may be experiencing an even greater impact than we are.


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August 16, 2019  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. As residents of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mourned the loss of 31 people in mass shootings Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, the Knights of Columbus honored a teen who died in May trying to save the lives of his classmates during a shooting at his suburban Denver high school.


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Survey shows majority of Catholics don’t believe in Real Presence

Pew survey reveals lack of knowledge of Church’s teaching on transubstantiation
August 16, 2019  |  By MARK PATTISON, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON. A new study about the level of Catholic belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist showed that a majority of Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine used at Mass become the body and blood of Christ.


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October 19, 2018  |  By CINDY WOODEN
CIUDAD DEL VATICANO. Llevando el cayado pastoral del papa Pablo VI y vistiendo la correa manchada en sangre del arzobispo Óscar Romero de San Salvador, el papa Francisco los reconoció formalmente a ellos, y a otros cinco más,  como santos de la Iglesia Católica.
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Great Encounter - Attendees return from Encuentro hopeful, eager to share gifts

V Encuentro celebrates, challenges Hispanic Catholics
October 5, 2018  |  By NORMA MONTENEGRO FLYNN, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON. Fifth National Encuentro participants returned to their dioceses and parishes with many challenges and hopes. Among them, they were called to share their gifts and reach out across race and language barriers in their own parish and diocesan communities; at the same time, they also urged the rest of non-Hispanic Catholics to recognize their presence and open doors to their gifts and contributions.


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September 7, 2018  |  By ANNA MARIA BASQUEZ
DUBLIN, Ireland. The Irish and families from around the world welcomed the visit of Pope Francis to celebrate the closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin on Aug. 26, saying that the pope brought a fresh wave of hope.
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Speaking to Knights of Columbus, Ukrainian archbishop says country still needs aid

‘Frozen conflict’ has caused humanitarian crisis in Ukraine
August 17, 2018  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
BALTIMORE. Since 2014, Ukraine “has been a victim of relentless military aggression” and suffered countless human tragedies, but now the media’s attention has shifted away from the country to other conflict zones, the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church said in an address in Baltimore.
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August 3, 2018  |  By ANNA MARIA BASQUEZ
DENVER. Although many people attribute Catholics’ widespread rejection of “Humanae Vitae” to the sexual revolution of the 1960s, one moral theologian said the Catholic Church needs to look elsewhere to discover the roots of the problem.
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Public comment period now open for proposed Protect Life Rule for Title X

Protect Life Rule aims to stop abortion funding
June 15, 2018  |  By STEVE LARKIN, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON. The public comment period on the Protect Life Rule, a proposed revision to Title X regulations, opened June 1 and will close July 31.

The Office of Population Affairs, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, oversees the Title X Family Planning Program.


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February 16, 2018  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE, KATIE SCOTT

PORTLAND, Ore. The marriage appeared severed. It was a mess of miscommunication, heartbreak and a broken vow. They’d contacted divorce lawyers and he’d moved out. Her friends encouraged her to dump him.

“Our marriage was in a crisis that we couldn’t overcome ourselves,” said Carol McMenamin, 63.


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December 1, 2017  |  By FATHER CLIFF JACOBSON
CHEYENNE, Wyo. As people of faith, we all have a voice to the Lord. In keeping with the great commission of the eleven to “make disciples of all nations,” (Matthew 28: 19 - 20), those involved in church ministries of all kinds have unique opportunities to use their voices in very profound and impactful ways. How are we using our voices in our ministries? Do we find it difficult to find opportunities to strengthen our voice?
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September 1, 2017  |  By RHINA GUIDOS, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
WASHINGTON. Catholic dioceses and charities are quickly organizing to help in the aftermath of a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall with heavy rains and winds of 130 miles per hour late Aug. 25 into the Rockport, Texas area, northeast of Corpus Christi. The National Weather Service said in a tweet Aug. 27 that the rainfall expected after the hurricane and storm are over “are beyond anything experienced before.” The hurricane, named Harvey, is said to be the strongest one to hit the United States in more than a decade and perhaps the strongest one to make landfall in Texas.
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