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Shady business deals that threaten employment a ‘grave sin,’ pope says

Shady business deals that threaten employment a ‘grave sin,’ pope says

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Employers who make business deals that threaten people’s livelihood commit a sin that robs men, women and their families of their dignity, Pope Francis said.

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Apostleship of the Sea announces new bishop promoter

Apostleship of the Sea announces new bishop promoter

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic ministry whose work includes caring for the spiritual life of those who work in the seas announced Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of Victoria, Texas, as its new bishop promoter in the United States.

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Head of Knights says those targeted for genocide still need aid, prayers

Head of Knights says those targeted for genocide still need aid, prayers

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

A year after then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a declaration of genocide about atrocities carried out by the Islamic State militant group, the head of the Knights of Columbus urged prayers for “those who are being persecuted and killed for their faith.”

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Archdiocese announces beatification date for Oklahoma priest

Archdiocese announces beatification date for Oklahoma priest

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Fr. Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified Sept. 23 in Oklahoma.

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Minnesota diocese files to reorganize under U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Minnesota diocese files to reorganize under U.S. Bankruptcy Code

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A third Minnesota diocese has filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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Indian Catholics still pray for release of Salesian kidnapped in Yemen

Indian Catholics still pray for release of Salesian kidnapped in Yemen

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A year after an Indian priest was abducted by suspected Islamic militants in Yemen, Catholics in his home state of Kerala are still praying for his release, reported ucanews.com.

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Pope names St. Louis vicar general as auxiliary bishop of archdiocese

Pope names St. Louis vicar general as auxiliary bishop of archdiocese

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Mark S. Rivituso, vicar general of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, to be an auxiliary bishop for St. Louis.

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Pope’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter

Pope’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here is Pope Francis’ schedule for Holy Week and Easter

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Pope Francis, Day would have been ‘good friends,’ says granddaughter

Pope Francis, Day would have been ‘good friends,’ says granddaughter

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kate Hennessy was at Maryhouse, the Catholic Worker house in New York City founded by her grandmother, Dorothy Day, when Pope Francis gave his address to Congress Sept. 24, 2015.

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Pope to priests: Defend marriage ministering to those in irregular unions

Pope to priests: Defend marriage ministering to those in irregular unions

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reaching out to and guiding couples in cohabitation with tenderness and compassion is essential to promoting and defending the sanctity of marriage, Pope Francis said.

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