Category Archives: U.S.

Smell, taste of sauerkraut marks successful Wisconsin parish festival

By Sam Lucero Catholic News Service BEAR CREEK, Wis. (CNS) — Food, music and games are all essentials for a successful parish festival but at St. Mary Parish, another key ingredient is the smell and taste of sauerkraut. Since 1965, … Continue reading

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Catholic Extension announces aid for families of deported breadwinners

By Catholic News Service CHICAGO (CNS) — Catholic Extension will be helping families left without their main financial supporter in Mississippi, where families lost their breadwinner after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out massive raids Aug. 7. Federal authorities … Continue reading

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Bishop: Shootings show ‘all communities are affected by racism’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Three mass shooting incidents in the United States in the span of a week are now showing that “their emotional impact is resonating, understandably, across the nation,” said Bishop Shelton J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, chairman of … Continue reading

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Priest at parish near El Paso shooting: ‘Let’s take care of each other’

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — When Father Michael Lewis, parochial vicar at St. Pius X Parish in El Paso, Texas, first heard about the shooting that took place a mile and a half from his parish, … Continue reading

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Dayton Catholics see need to spur action from mass shooting

By Don Clemmer Catholic News Service Nick Cardilino thought he understood solidarity and the human family. Then he woke up to the news Aug. 4 of the mass shooting at a bar in Dayton’s Oregon District and remembered that his … Continue reading

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Teen who died saving classmates in school shooting made a Knight

By┬áCatholic News Service MINNEAPOLIS (CNS) — As residents of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mourned the loss of 31 people in mass shootings Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, the Knights of Columbus honored a teen who died in May … Continue reading

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Spirituality ‘just tip of iceberg’ for airport chaplain always on the go

By Beth Griffin Catholic News Service JAMAICA, N.Y. (CNS) — As the Catholic chaplain at John F. Kennedy International Airport ambled through Terminal 4 on a hot summer afternoon, security personnel, airport employees and flight crews shouted a cheery hello … Continue reading

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