Category Archives: U.S.

Sister shares heartbreaking story to lead youths closer to God

By John Shaughnessy Catholic News Service INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — It wasn’t the story that the 20,000 Catholic youths were expecting to hear from a religious sister. And the audience of young people inside Lucas Oil Stadium on the morning of … Continue reading

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To experience one of the holiest Christian sites, head to Washington

Employing state-of-the-art technology, the National Geographic Museum in Washington Nov. 15 opened an exhibit that virtually transports visitors to the streets of Jerusalem and through the doors of a small church that protects what is believed to be the site of Christ’s burial and, to Christians, the site of his resurrection. Continue reading

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Protection urged for nation’s ‘vulnerable,’ especially migrants, refugees

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — As the nation made preparations to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops expressed gratitude for “the gift of immigrants and refugees to the country,” but also appealed … Continue reading

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Friar lived out faith, hope, charity every day, says cardinal at beatification

By Mike Stechschulte Catholic News Service DETROIT (CNS) — A humble priest and porter, Blessed Solanus Casey thanked God daily for the gift of those who came to his door in his small corner of the world. On Nov. 18, … Continue reading

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Youth urged to remember they’re ‘beloved children of God, called by name’

By Natalie Hoefer Catholic News Service INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — The sound of more than 20,000 teens screaming and singing along with racuous music of Christian hip-hop band TobyMac was loud. The sound of the same number of youths in silent … Continue reading

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New museum tells the story of the Bible — chapter and verse

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Hey, Smithsonian, there’s a new kid on the block. It’s the Museum of the Bible, just a few blocks from the National Mall in Washington. Opening to the public Nov. 18, … Continue reading

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Beatification will see ‘Jesus planting his cross’ in heart of Detroit

By Mike Stechschulte Catholic News Service DETROIT (CNS) — On Nov. 18, more than a few Hail Marys will be thrown around inside Ford Field. And unlike a football game, every single prayer will be answered. That day jerseys and … Continue reading

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