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Nov 19, 2017 - 12:31 pm .- Usually, when Detroit’s Ford Field is filled with people, it’s because football fans are watching the Lions play another NFL team.
Nov 19, 2017 - 07:00 am .- While many will gather for Thanksgiving this year around tables filled with food and family, the National Council of the U.S. Society of St. Vincent de Paul have set out to make sure that the poor and homeless will also experience a holiday filled with community.
Nov 18, 2017 - 04:35 pm .- Detroit’s beloved Father Solanus Casey has been beatified, with Pope Francis calling him “a humble and faithful disciple of Christ, tireless in serving the poor.”
Nov 18, 2017 - 12:17 pm .- It’s a Franciscan custom to give food - even if that’s just a simple sandwich - to anyone who comes to the door hungry.
Nov 17, 2017 - 05:15 pm .- Before a potential saint is beatified, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes.
Nov 17, 2017 - 03:53 pm .- You’ve heard of Jesus’ multiplication of the loaves. But have you heard of Fr. Solanus Casey’s multiplication of the ice cream cones?
Nov 17, 2017 - 12:00 pm .- 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 poverty.
Nov 17, 2017 - 11:16 am .- The Second Vatican Council, rightly understood, continues to be a force for evangelization and renewal in the Church, according to Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Secretary of State of the Holy See.
Nov 17, 2017 - 06:00 am .- Venerable Solanus Casey, a Capuchin priest from Wisconsin, was humble before all else, said the postulator of his cause for sainthood.
Nov 16, 2017 - 04:37 pm .- 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 it could place additional burdens on the working poor.
Nov 15, 2017 - 03:30 pm .- Meeting in Baltimore for their annual fall meeting, the U.S. bishops have selected their choices for delegates to next year’s Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, according to multiple reports obtained by CNA.
Nov 15, 2017 - 03:34 am .- An FBI request for un-redacted Planned Parenthood documents from the U.S. Senate could signal an investigation into whether the abortion giant illegally sold fetal tissue from aborted babies.
Nov 14, 2017 - 02:59 pm .- The sainthood cause for Lakota medicine man and Catholic catechist Nicholas Black Elk took another step forward today, as the U.S. bishops unanimously approved his canonical consultation.
Nov 14, 2017 - 02:54 pm .- Notifying his fellow bishops of “a terrible shooting” in his diocese, Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento led them in prayer for the victims during the U.S. bishops' general assembly in Baltimore on Tuesday.
Nov 14, 2017 - 02:35 pm .- The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers to display information about how to obtain an abortion.
Nov 14, 2017 - 08:27 am .- 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 Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas as chairman of the conference's committee on pro-life activities.
Nov 14, 2017 - 12:23 am .- Seven weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the majority of the island is still without power, and many residents are without clean water as well.
Nov 13, 2017 - 03:39 pm .- 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 first address to the bishops’ conference Monday.
Nov 13, 2017 - 02:30 pm .- As the conclusion of a lengthy discussion on migration, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops decided Monday to draft a statement from their president expressing the need for humane and just immigration reform.
Nov 13, 2017 - 12:45 pm .- Witnessing to the Gospel is the simple but fundamental call for people of faith who live in trying times, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo said in his keynote address to the U.S. bishops on Monday.

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