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The need for a Catholic ministry to transgendered persons

Washington D.C., Jun 5, 2017 / 03:12 am (CNA).- Walt Heyer remembers the moment when he started desiring to be a girl. When he was just 4 years old, Heyer’s grandmother would crossdress him while she was babysitting. She loved seeing Heyer in dresses, and even made […]

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Go forth! Ministry leaders instructed to encounter God in the poor

Washington D.C., Feb 11, 2015 / 02:23 am (CNA).- The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference exhorted a group of Catholic leaders to go forth in ministry to serve at the peripheries of society, where they will encounter God in the poor. “Here is today’s paradox: Go […]

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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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Kentucky priest returns to ministry after unsubstantiated abuse claim

Louisville, Ky., Dec 18, 2014 / 07:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Ronald Domhoff, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville, has returned to ministry after being cleared of sexual abuse allegations. The priest was pastor of St. Peter the Apostle Church. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville placed […]

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Little Sisters in court: Don’t stop our ministry of serving the dying poor

Denver, Colo., Dec 8, 2014 / 05:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Little Sisters of the Poor asked an appeals court Monday to shield them from the federal contraception mandate, saying that it threatens their 175 years of service to the poor and dying. “As Little Sisters of […]

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Is a ‘vocation of friendship’ key to gay ministry in the Church?

Washington D.C., Oct 24, 2014 / 04:51 am (CNA).- Recovering an understanding of friendship as a vocation could be a way for the Church to help ease spiritual problems of isolation, especially for those who are gay, said one Catholic author who is both lesbian and celibate. […]

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Nun builds website to enliven children’s ministry in Pacific

Nun builds website to enliven children's ministry in Pacific

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Sep 5, 2014 / 09:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A religious sister from Texas who has been serving the people of Papua New Guinea since 1986 will soon complete a website to raise awareness about the Church's apostolates to children in the Melanesian […]

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La. bishop applauds marriage ruling, commits to LGBT ministry

La. bishop applauds marriage ruling, commits to LGBT ministry

New Orleans, La., Sep 4, 2014 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a judge's Wednesday ruling upholding a Louisiana amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman, New Orleans' archbishop has affirmed the importance of ministering to persons who identify as part of the LGBT […]

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