Category Archives: U.S.

Clothing drive half a world away helps babies in Christ’s hometown

By Rhina Guidos  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The ask for baby items heading to the Holy Land couldn’t be more appropriate: “swaddling clothes needed.” The Gospel of Luke mentions, after all, that Mary wrapped the baby Jesus in … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Guadalupe is ‘mother of us all,’ says Los Angeles archbishop

By Catholic News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Mary, the Mother of God is “the mother of all of us,” Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez said in his homily for midnight Mass celebrated at Cathedral of Our Lady of the … Continue reading

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Germany tour led to making Holocaust research her life’s work

By Mark Pattison  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Suzanne Brown-Fleming was on a track to the kind of career she wanted. After having been educated in Catholic schools in the Virginia suburbs of Washington for 12 years, she flourished … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroes: How former Eagles GM founded Ronald McDonald houses

By Andrew Fowler  Catholic News Service Jim Murray became the youngest general manager in NFL history without a family connection when he was hired at age 36 by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1974. Five years before, Murray joined the Eagles’ … Continue reading

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‘Ad limina’ visit takes on Marian flavor for Region VII bishops

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — As the bishops of Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana began celebrating an early morning Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary Major, the church was abuzz with activity and repeated banging on … Continue reading

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Court won’t take challenge to Ky. law requiring ultrasound before abortion

Updated Dec. 10 By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 9 declined to take up a challenge to a Kentucky ultrasound law that requires a physician or qualified technician to perform an ultrasound on a woman … Continue reading

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Communion comes from faith in Christ, U.S. archbishop says

By Junno Arocho Esteves  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The traditional visit of bishops to Rome to report on their dioceses is about more than just keeping things in order; rather, it is a manifestation of their communion … Continue reading

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