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12/10/2019

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12/6/2019

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12/3/2019

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11/26/2019

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Pope Francis visits Thailand and Japan; Masses in Bangkok, Nagasaki and Tokyo; visits memorials in Nagasaki and Hiroshima where he spoke out against nuclear weapons. Pope also shared his concern about the high rates of suicide in Japan and about the enormous pressure culture places on young people to succeed. Over 20,000 Catholic youth from around the country attend National Catholic Youth Conference featuring adoration, confession, breakout sessions with noted Catholic speakers; prayer, Mass, music and a whole lot of fun. Vatican announces Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life is setting up specialized team of young Catholic leaders as new international advisory body 

11/22/2019

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  • Pope Francis visits Thailand and Japan
  • Vatican Christmas tree
  • Blessed Fulton Sheen

 

11/19/2019

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  • Pope Francis addresses participants of the 20th International Congress of Penal Law at the Vatican
  • Archdiocese of Dubuque sending large contingent to the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis 
  • Pope visists medical facilities set up in Saint Peter’s Square for World Day of the Poor
  • #GivingTuesday which is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving is December 3
11/15/2019

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11/8/2019

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Bishops from New England converse Pope Francis in the papal library

USCCB fall assembly November 11-14 in Baltimore,

Pope Francis meera with about Jesuits in Rome celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Jesuits' Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat. The Ohio Senate passed the Born-Alive Infant Protection Act, or S.B. 208, with a 24-9 vote on November 6th…….The bill would require a child born alive following an abortion receives the same medical care accorded any newborn at the same gestational age.

11/5/2019

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11/1/2019

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Pope Francis met with military chaplains who were in Rome for a conference focused on the theme, "The loss of personal freedom in the context of armed conflicts: The mission of the military chaplain." In a letter regarding retired Bishop Michael Bransfield, new Bishop Mark Brennan of Wheeling-Charleston told Catholics in the statewide diocese that he was working to have his predecessor "make amends for harm he caused during his tenure" as was mandated by Pope Francis. In a conciliatory gesture, military bishops from Great Britain and Argentina exchanged statues of the Virgin Mary in St. Peter’s Square 37 years after the Falklands War. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is introducing the “Civilize It” campaign at parishes around the country. It stresses that respectful dialogue   can occur among people with differing political views. The Vatican has announced a decree from Pope Francis to add the Dec. 10 feast of Our Lady of Loreto to all calendars and liturgical books for the celebration of the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours.

10/29/2019

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10/26/2019

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Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for March 9, 2018

  • Pope Francis signed decrees for the causes of 13 men and women, among them, Blessed Pope Paul VI and Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero
  • Pope's weekly general audience in the Vatican's Paul VI hall
  • Vatican has announced Pope Francis has asked that the Way of the Cross meditations at the Coliseum in Rome be written by a group of students
  • Vatican is hosting a conference for students, developers and entrepreneurs from around the world that aims to find high-tech solutions for complex global issues
  • Theme for the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon region is "The Amazon: New paths for the church and for an integral ecology"

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