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New research: Shroud of Turin bears blood of a torture victim

New research: Shroud of Turin bears blood of a torture victim

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

New research indicates that the Shroud of Turin shows signs of blood from a torture victim, and undermines arguments that the reputed burial shroud of Jesus Christ was painted.

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Asian Youth Day kicks off in Indonesia with days in diocese

Asian Youth Day kicks off in Indonesia with days in diocese

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

More than 2,000 young people from 21 Asian countries arrived in Indonesia to celebrate Asian Youth Day, which kicked off with the preliminary three-day live-in program beginning July 30.

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Head of Knights of Malta relief efforts says sea rescue is a ‘mission’

Head of Knights of Malta relief efforts says sea rescue is a ‘mission’

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

While European leaders continue to debate how to handle the influx of migrants, the head of the Order of Malta’s Italian relief corps said that search and rescue operations are a human obligation.

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Pope names coadjutor to Hong Kong as Cardinal Tong retires as bishop

Pope names coadjutor to Hong Kong as Cardinal Tong retires as bishop

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal John Tong Hon as bishop of Hong Kong. Coadjutor Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, 70, succeeds the cardinal as head of the diocese, the Vatican announced Aug. 1.

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Upcoming eclipse a sign of end times? Hardly so, Wisconsin priest says

Upcoming eclipse a sign of end times? Hardly so, Wisconsin priest says

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The word from some quarters is that the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse is a harbinger of the end times, but one Wisconsin priest hardly thinks so.

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Canada’s Jesuits, indigenous hope canoe trip can foster reconciliation

Canada’s Jesuits, indigenous hope canoe trip can foster reconciliation

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The path to reconciliation between Canada and its First Nations’ people will ultimately be a long journey, but the road to healing a schism developed over 400 years needs to start somewhere.

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Why the drafting of ‘Humanae Vitae’ matters, 50 years later

Why the drafting of ‘Humanae Vitae’ matters, 50 years later

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

As its 50th anniversary approaches, the story of how Blessed Pope Paul VI arrived at the final text of “Humanae Vitae” will be a main focus of discussion.

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Carmelites, bishop celebrate feast day

Carmelites, bishop celebrate feast day

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bishop James P. Powers celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel with the cloistered Carmelites Sunday, July 16, at their monastery in Hudson.

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Diocesan native professes first vows

Diocesan native professes first vows

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Br. Nathan Linton, left, and Br. Faris Najor, right, smile after removing their Caperone, …

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Diocesan news briefs for July 27, 2017

Diocesan news briefs for July 27, 2017

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Diocesan news briefs that were in the July 27, 2017 issue of the Superior Catholic Herald.

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