November 11, 2019

Rural-urban convenings suggested to address plague of gun violence

Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, said Catholic clergy and lay leaders can play a role in bringing together people along the rural-urban divide to build understanding of the need for sensible policies that can end the scourge of gun violence.
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In final presidential address, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been "an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times."
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How to survive Thanksgiving dinner with a side of impeachment

Nell Bolton suggests using the three Bs – binding, bonding and bridging – when engaging people with whom you disagree.
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Ministry, mission, communion key points in nuncio’s talk to U.S. bishops

The bishop's ministry and mission, and how he forges communion, was the message in Archbishop Christophe Pierre's address to the U.S. bishops Nov. 11 in Baltimore.
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Black Catholic History Month – 2019

Black Catholic History Month was established in 1990 through the advocacy of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus.
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Don Stoulil of Sacred Heart Parish in Robbinsdale, Minn., holds a picture of himself Oct. 30, 2019, which was taken near the end of his tour of duty in World War II as a B-17 bomber pilot.

Veteran says ‘Little Flower’ kept him alive during months of bombing runs

After surviving 31 bombing missions into Germany during World War II, Don Stoulil came to believe that St. Therese was watching over him.
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Send your greetings to Pope Francis for his 50th priestly jubilee

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the priestly ordination of Pope Francis, Archbishop William E. Lori encourages Catholics from throughout the archdiocese to contribute to a special “spiritual bouquet” that the archbishop will present to the pope in December.
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