Category Archives: U.S.

Ministry, mission, communion key points in nuncio’s talk to U.S. bishops

By Mark Pattison  Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) — The bishop’s ministry and mission, and how he forges communion, was the message in Archbishop Christophe Pierre’s address to the U.S. bishops Nov. 11 in Baltimore. The “ad limina” reports submitted … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroes: For Catholic vet, ‘doing right thing’ outweighed risks

By Andrew Fowler  Catholic News Service Sgt. Gary Rose looked out and saw a wounded soldier 50 meters outside his company’s perimeter, stranded in the middle of North Vietnamese Army machine gun fire during a Vietnam War Special Forces mission … Continue reading

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Gospel is God’s gift, not a means to wage war, bishop says

By Junno Arocho Esteves  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Bishops should not give in to calls to be more combative cultural warriors in the world, said Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. “The Gospel has an internal strength that … Continue reading

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Veteran says ‘Little Flower’ kept him alive during months of bombing runs

By Dave Hrbacek  Catholic News Service NEW HOPE, Minn. (CNS) — A German Messerschmitt fighter plane was bearing down on Don Stoulil’s B-17 bomber as he flew a mission during World War II. Stoulil, the pilot, looked out the windshield … Continue reading

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Author criticized for perpetuating ‘unfortunate myth’ USCCB resisting pope

By Greg Erlandson  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chief communications officer for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops criticized a new book on Pope Francis’ papacy for perpetuating “an unfortunate and inaccurate myth” that Pope Francis is facing … Continue reading

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Letters foster one young woman’s gratitude for veteran’s years of service

By John Shaughnessy  Catholic News Service INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — At 20, Sophia Egold is part of a generation that communicates almost exclusively by text, Instagram, Facebook and other forms of social media, yet she has learned that none of them … Continue reading

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Remote vote: New York bishops on ‘ad limina’ will cast USCCB ballots

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While other U.S. bishops are preparing for their general meeting in Baltimore Nov. 11-13, the bishops of New York state are packing their bags for Rome. The bishops of Albany, … Continue reading

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