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‘Heart-breaking’: Irish priest says Pakistan flooding still critical

By |2022-09-26T08:25:08-05:00September 26, 2022|World News|

An Irish missionary priest in Pakistan said the "sheer scale" of the flooding disaster is "hard to comprehend" and "the misery of people, camped on the side of the road with their meager belongings, is heart-breaking to see."

What is the Doctrine of Discovery and will Vatican statement affect it?

By |2022-09-21T09:15:15-05:00September 21, 2022|World News|

A date for a new papal statement on the Doctrine of Discovery, promised by Pope Francis on his way home from Canada to Rome, has not been announced. But whenever it happens, it is likely to address core concerns of Indigenous people in Canada and in many other parts of the world.

Diocese kicks off 2022-23 school year

By |2022-09-13T12:28:01-05:00September 16, 2022|Local News|

As Catholic schools across the diocese launch into a new school year, Diocese of Superior Superintendent of Schools Peggy Schoenfuss said new staff, the incorporation of a new Theology of the Body curriculum and progress in schools’ ongoing accreditation process are among this year’s highlights.

Pope: Religions must be purified of extremism, self-righteousness

By |2022-09-14T05:58:32-05:00September 14, 2022|World News|

As war, violence and extremism in countries around the world threaten the lives of countless men, women and children, religions must rise above differences and be examples of peace and harmony, Pope Francis said.

Jesuit Father John O’Malley, church historian, teacher, author, dies at 95

By |2022-09-13T05:55:54-05:00September 13, 2022|World News|

Jesuit Father John W. O'Malley, whose perspectives and expertise on church history and the Second Vatican Council attracted audiences that included undergraduate students and well-educated theologians, died at the Jesuit community in Baltimore Sept. 11. He was 95.

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