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Catholic leadership conference in Chicago aims to ‘inspire and equip’

Chicago, Ill., Dec 5, 2017 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands of Catholic leaders from all walks of life will ring in the new year at the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) SLS Leadership Conference, which will offer five days of fellowship and evangelical instruction in […]

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Guam bishop aims to resolve ‘distress’ regarding Neocatechumenal Way

Hagatna, Guam, Mar 18, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The practices of the Neocatechumenal Way in Guam have drawn attention from the island's coadjutor archbishop, who has said its members are to stop forming new communities for a year, in the interest of healing divisions in […]

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Franciscan Holy Land pilgrimage aims to revitalize priests’ ministry

Jerusalem, Israel, Feb 11, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An upcoming twenty-day Holy Land pilgrimage for priests and religious aims at being a renewal program to help them become more effective in ministry, according to one of the pilgrimage's coordinators. “The main highlights of the program […]

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The dark side of the Super Bowl and how Congress aims to fight it

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2015 / 04:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just days before Super Bowl XLIX, the U.S. House of Representatives is pushing for a bipartisan crack-down on the hidden menace of sex trafficking, which some human rights advocates refer to as “modern-day slavery.” “Everyone needs to […]

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LA billboard aims for bold statement on persecuted Christians

Los Angeles, Calif., Dec 8, 2014 / 10:04 pm (CNA).- A new billboard campaign in Los Angeles leading up to Christmas is hoping to raise awareness of persecuted Christians both locally and around the world. The Catholic League, a Catholic civil rights organization, has sponsored a Christmas […]

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March of Saints aims to catechize Filipino children about heaven

Manila, Philippines, Oct 30, 2014 / 08:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Families in Manila are gearing up to march in a colorful Oct. 31 parade dressed as their favorite saints, to evangelize and to catechize on heaven and the communion of the saints. According to Chita Monfort, executive […]

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Crowdfunding campaign aims to raise $1 million for Iraqi Christians

Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 08:35 pm (CNA).- A Catholic lay organization has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise awareness and money to help persecuted Christians and other minorities in Iraq. “How can common lay people of faith throughout the world help martyr communities in Iraq […]

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Next Chicago archbishop aims to nourish faith

Next Chicago archbishop aims to nourish faith

Chicago, Ill., Sep 20, 2014 / 10:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Chicago’s Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich introduced himself to his new city on Saturday, downplaying political interpretations of his appointment and stressing the need to be attentive to God’s voice. “My priority as a priest and now as a […]

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LGBT foundation aims to counter Vatican family synod

LGBT foundation aims to counter Vatican family synod

Denver, Colo., Jul 30, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA).- An LGBT activist foundation headed by a former Obama White House staffer gave a $ 200,000 grant to a dissenting Catholic coalition to target the upcoming Synod on the Family and World Youth Day. The Michigan-based Arcus Foundation […]

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