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Local Catholics urged to support tax credit act
May 22, 2015

The diocese's Catholic schools superintendent and the state Catholic conference are encouraging local Catholics to take immediate action in support of the Parental Choice in Education Act.

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Pope says parents must not exclude themselves from children's lives
May 20, 2015

Parents must not exclude themselves from their children's lives and, despite what some "experts" may say, they must take an active role in their children's education, said Pope Francis during his general audience in St. Peter's Square May 20.

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Cardinal: Christians, Muslims 'still don't know each other well enough'
May 20, 2015

"Despite 50 years of 'Nostra Aetate,'" the Second Vatican Council's document on interreligious relations, "we still don't know each other well enough," said French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

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Greenbacks and the green economy: Ecology is good business
Greenbacks and the green economy: Ecology is good business
May 20, 2015

Consumers want products that are environmentally friendly, and businesses that are not on board are already starting to feel the pinch, said the CEO of the multinational Unilever.

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U.S. Trappist monks say beer brewing enhances American monastic life
U.S. Trappist monks say beer brewing enhances American monastic life
May 19, 2015

The whoosh of the beer tap opening, the gentle glug of the golden brew pouring into the goblet and the sizzle of the foaming mousse are joyous sounds to Trappist Brother Jonah Pociadlo's ears as he prepares to savor the signature ale created in his monastery's brewery.

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Mother Teresa's canonization in 2016 only hypothetical, says Vatican
May 19, 2015

Despite reports in the Italian press that Blessed Teresa of Kolkata's canonization has been set for Sept. 4, 2016, a Vatican spokesman says the date is only hypothetical and cannot be confirmed.

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Pope Francis urges reflection on 'final farewell' from earthly life
Pope Francis urges reflection on 'final farewell' from earthly life
May 19, 2015

Everyone would do well to reflect on their "final farewell" from earthly life and on whether they are prepared to entrust themselves and all they will leave behind to God, said Pope Francis.

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