Friendship and from-scratch food served up at Fr. Solanus’ soup kitchen

Detroit, Mich., Nov 18, 2017 / 12:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s a Franciscan custom to give food - even if that’s just a simple sandwich - to anyone who comes to the door hungry. Beloved Capuchin f. […] » Full Post

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Those close to the cause of Fr. Solanus Casey recall a humble, holy friar

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Before a potential saint is beatified, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes. Those promoting the cause of sainthood for a candidate. […] » Full Post

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The quirky Father Solanus: Squeaky violinist, tamer of bees

Detroit, Mich., Nov 17, 2017 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- You’ve heard of Jesus’ multiplication of the loaves. But have you heard of Fr. Solanus Casey’s multiplication of the ice cream cones? To. […] » Full Post

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How US Catholics will mark the World Day of the Poor

Washington D.C., Nov 17, 2017 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the first World Day of the Poor approaches on Nov. 19, Catholics in the U.S. aim to amplify their outreach and their prayers for those in. […] » Full Post

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For Cardinal Parolin, Vatican II still benefits the Church

Washington D.C., Nov 17, 2017 / 11:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Second Vatican Council, rightly understood, continues to be a force for evangelization and renewal in the Church, according to Cardinal P. […] » Full Post

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Venerable Solanus Casey: the priest who answered the doorbell.

Vatican City, Nov 17, 2017 / 06:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Venerable Solanus Casey, a Capuchin priest from Wisconsin, was humble before all else, said the postulator of his cause for sainthood. The life. […] » Full Post

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House passes contentious tax plan despite bishops' warnings

Washington D.C., Nov 16, 2017 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a major tax reform bill, which had drawn caution from the U.S. bishops, who had warned that i. […] » Full Post

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Report: US bishops choose delegates for 2018 Synod

Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2017 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Meeting in Baltimore for their annual fall assembly, the U.S. bishops have selected their choices for delegates to next year’s Synod on Young People,. […] » Full Post

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Is the FBI preparing to investigate Planned Parenthood?

Washington D.C., Nov 15, 2017 / 03:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An FBI request for un-redacted Planned Parenthood documents from the U.S. Senate could signal an investigation into whether the abortion gian. […] » Full Post

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Black Elk sainthood cause advances with US bishops' vote

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2017 / 02:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The sainthood cause for Lakota medicine man and Catholic catechist Nicholas Black Elk took another step forward today, as the U.S. bishops una. […] » Full Post

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Sacramento bishop leads prayer after northern California shooting

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2017 / 02:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Notifying his fellow bishops of “a terrible shooting” in his diocese, Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento led them in prayer for the victims d. […] » Full Post

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Abortion info required at pro-life centers? Supreme Court takes up case

Washington D.C., Nov 14, 2017 / 02:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers to display information a. […] » Full Post

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Archbishop Naumann elected US bishops' pro-life committee chair

Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2017 / 08:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a move seen as an endorsement of St. John Paul II's “culture of life” approach, the U.S. bishops on Tuesday elected Archbishop Joseph N. […] » Full Post

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How Christians are continuing to help hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov 14, 2017 / 12:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Seven weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the majority of the island is still without power, and many residents are w. […] » Full Post

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US bishops: Fighting racism is a long-term battle – but a critical one

Baltimore, Md., Nov 13, 2017 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Dialogue to foster conversion of hearts is the goal of the U.S. bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, said the group’s chairman in his. […] » Full Post

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