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Heavy security in D.C., ongoing pandemic mean March for Life will be virtual

For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.

Archbishop Hebda: Faith and Culture Series draws on talented, expert speakers

One theme heard during the Archdiocesan Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Events in 2019 and 2020, attended by thousands of local Catholics, was a desire to better understand Church teaching. Boosting knowledge of Church teaching would also benefit preparations for the archdiocesan Synod in 2022.

Expert on Catholic teaching to speak at Faith and Culture Series

Questions about authority and truth run through today’s culture, and the Catholic Church has some real answers, said Bill Stevenson, who Jan. 20 will lead the first part of a four-part Faith and Culture Series presented by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

With no trip to Washington, archdiocese organizes local youth, family pro-life conference

Busing students to Washington, D.C., for the annual National March for Life couldn’t happen this year because of the pandemic. So, Katie Walker and Maddie Schulte are helping to plan a one-day event in the Twin Cities Jan. 22, for young people and families.

CRS official opposes Trump’s action to seek foreign spending cuts

President Donald Trump's decision to ask Congress to rescind billions of dollars in foreign aid spending is "extremely ill-advised," said a senior Catholic Relief Services official.

The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world

When John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him, he announced, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.” How is Jesus a lamb? How does Jesus take away sins?

Vaccines and other entanglements with abortion

As the new COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out, several people have told me, “I don’t want a vaccine with any connection to abortion.”

Digital Edition – January 14, 2021

Life after death, Faith and Culture series, Legislative preview, Capitol breach, Child protection leadership changes, Why do Catholics do that? Why I am Catholic

St. Paul’s Outreach conference to focus on ‘created for worship’

People lost many things in 2020, a year marked by a global pandemic and other challenges. But the most important things became clearer, said Ryan O’Hara, content creator with St. Paul’s Outreach, a Catholic college and university ministry based in St Paul.

Come and see

In the Gospel of John there are certain questions that jump off the page, significant beyond their immediate context. In the Gospel for the second Sunday of Ordinary Time (Jn 1:35-42) we have one such question. It is, in fact, Jesus’ first words in that Gospel account: “What are you looking for?”