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Despite uptick in N. Mpls violence, Visitation sisters’ outreach undeterred

Neither increased violence in north Minneapolis nor a pandemic is about to stop a group of religious sisters who have lived in the area for 31 years. The Visitation Sisters continue to help their neighbors, finding creative ways to reach out.

‘It is an attack on everyone’: Bishops react to Nice basilica murders

Bishops in the United States and around the world expressed condolences after three people were murdered before Mass Oct. 29 in the basilica in Nice, France.

Pandemic’s toll: Catholic parishes, organizations in archdiocese help people find jobs

For nearly a year, Kimberly Burns was without a job.

Dutch cardinal: Euthanasia for children continues ‘slippery slope’

Proposals to amend Dutch law to allow the euthanasia of children represent the latest descent down the "slippery slope" of the killing of patients by doctors, a cardinal said.

Catholic cemetery in Salt Lake City works to uncover graves of ‘lost souls’

In the historical area of Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery is a wide swath of grass unmarked by headstones.

Polish bishops decry disruption of Masses over court’s abortion ruling

Poland's bishops' conference decried attacks on churches by demonstrators protesting a near-total ban on abortions by the country's Constitutional Court and urged restraint from violence and dialogue.

Pope to celebrate private Mass for All Souls at Vatican cemetery

Due to restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19, Pope Francis will celebrate the feast of All Souls with a "strictly private" Mass at a Vatican cemetery.

Priests support ‘spiritual Communion’ as COVID-19 cases spike again

When Father Brian S. Lewis celebrates Mass these days, it's being filmed and uploaded to YouTube so that those who are self-isolating because of the increased spread of the coronavirus can worship along with him and his masked congregation at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Lewes.

Vatican court continues trial on alleged abuse at minor seminary

At a criminal trial involving alleged sexual abuse at a minor seminary located in the Vatican, the Vatican City State criminal court approved a motion to charge the seminary and the religious institution that runs it with failing to protect the young students.

Bishops support bills to protect Title IX sports programs for women, girls

The chairmen of two U.S. bishops' committees said Oct. 27 that companion bills in the House and Senate are needed measures to protect athletic programs designated for women and girls at educational institutions that receive Title IX funds for these programs.