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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

Minnesota diocese, facing abuse lawsuits, files for bankruptcy

Facing over one hundred lawsuits concerning sex abuse claims dating back to the 1950s, the Diocese of New Ulm has filed for bankruptcy and plans a reorganization.

Vatican event to highlight key role of women in peace-building

By Elise Harris
To mark International Women's Day, the Vatican invited women from across the globe to discuss not only their work as peacemakers in a conflict-filled world, but their contributions to the Church as well.

Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

By Matt Hadro
With people fleeing humanitarian crises around the world, President Donald Trump’s new executive order halting refugee admissions is wrong, Catholic bishop and aid groups maintain.

Thousands pray for 13-year-old struck by falling tree in California

Lori Hadacek Chaplin / National Catholic Register
On Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, a rainstorm was raging in Orange County, California. During a lull in the storm, at around 5:00 p.m., Teresa Johnston left to walk an elderly neighbor’s dog.

He used to spit on those going to Mass – now he's a priest

By Blanca Ruiz
After an anti-clerical childhood and adolescence, filled with hatred for the Church, Fr. Juan José Martínez says he discovered “that God exists and wants me as his priest.”

Supreme Court sends transgender student case back to lower court

By Matt Hadro
The Supreme Court will not hear the case of a transgender student’s demand to access public school single-sex bathrooms, instead sending it back to the lower courts for reconsideration.

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