Ministry News

March for Life vies to become the other ‘Women’s March’

The women at the March for Life said it was important to stress that women’s rights don’t have to be synonymous with abortion rights.
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Pope Francis ‘has our backs’ on pro-life cause, says archbishop

Pope Francis "has our backs" in the pro-life cause, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, said to applause in his Jan. 23 homily at the opening Mass of the National Vigil for Life.
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5 easy ways to celebrate the Chinese New Year, chocolate rats, bacon, and a button story (7 Quick Takes)

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate the Year of the Rat, here are a few simple things you can do.
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He must increase

As the Lamb of God, he gives himself to us in the Eucharist to empower us to conquer our own sins - and allow him to increase more and more within us and in our lives.
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So quick to judge

I already know what my 2021 new year’s resolution should be – I shalt not judge others for however long they decide to keep up their Christmas decorations.
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Miami priest brings social media muscle to Mid-Atlantic Congress

Catholic priests get asked a lot of questions, but for Father Rafael Capó one question comes up more often than not. “Hey Father, what do you bench?”
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‘Ed’ Wall, former Catholic Review editor and veteran journalist, dies at 94

Arthur E. P. “Ed” Wall, a former editor of the Catholic Review from 1965 to 1971 who would later become director and editor-in-chief of what is now Catholic News Service, died Jan. 18 in Orland Park, Ill. He was 94.
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An open letter to the former royals during #Megxit

I don’t really know what’s going on with this whole #Megxit situation—though I have to admit I am a fan of the hashtag. I just wanted to let you know, you’re not alone.
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Pope urges bishops to teach discernment, including on political issues

Sometimes the political choices people face can seem like a choice between supporting a "snake" or supporting a "dragon," but Pope Francis told a group of U.S. bishops their job is to step back from partisan politics and help their faithful discern based on values, said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.
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St. Bernardine mourns parishioner caught in crossfire of shootout

A longtime parishioner of St. Bernardine Church in West Baltimore died Jan. 18 after being shot earlier this month outside her apartment complex, apparently caught in the crossfire as she smoked a cigarette.
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Mass prepares way for March for Life, honors Camp GLOW director

The faithful included members with Down syndrome who have benefited from their time at Camp GLOW; people in wheelchairs; and those interpreting in American Sign Language for the hearing impaired.
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St. Ignatius in Baltimore acknowledges history of segregation

The renaming of the chapel is a step toward deepening the parish’s commitment to interracial justice in Baltimore, Father Casciotti said.
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