Category Archives: U.S.

Commentary: 3,000-plus Hispanic Catholic leaders to meet, what to expect

The time is here. On Sept. 20-23, 2018, more than 3,000 Hispanic Catholic leaders and others from nearly every diocese in the country will meet in Dallas for the V National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry (V Encuentro) main meeting. Continue reading

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Packers fan with months to live sees game with aid from hospice, diocese

By Sam Lucero  Catholic News Service ALLOUEZ, Wis. (CNS) — When David Marosek, who had been battling stage 4 rectal cancer since July 2016, got the news in April his cancer had returned and spread into his lungs and spine, … Continue reading

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After meeting pope, cardinal says he’s hopeful about addressing crisis

By Greg Erlandson  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston struck a determinedly hopeful tone after his long-awaited meeting with Pope Francis to discuss the growing sexual abuse crisis in the United States. “I … Continue reading

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U.S. bishops tell pope abuse scandal ‘lacerated’ the church

By Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference said they shared with Pope Francis how the church in the United States has been “lacerated by the evil of sexual abuse.” “He listened very deeply … Continue reading

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Supreme Court petition next step in effort to stop natural gas pipeline

By Dennis Sadowski  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — A Pennsylvania religious congregation planned to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether their religious freedom rights are being violated by the construction and pending use of a natural gas … Continue reading

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Anniversary of 9/11 marked with moments of silence, prayer, Masses

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Churchgoers around the United States once again marked the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with moments of silence, special prayer services and Masses. In Brooklyn, New York, a Mass for fallen heroes was … Continue reading

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Archbishop Ganswein says abuse crisis is church’s 9/11

By Carol Glatz  Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — The concern of now-retired Pope Benedict XVI and the promises made by the majority of church leaders were not able to stop the evil of clerical sexual abuse, which has been … Continue reading

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