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    CHICAGO (CNS) -- Three members of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary ministering in Texas were named the winners of the Lumen Christi (Light of Christ) Award given each year by Catholic Extension. The three winners -- Sisters Carolyn ...

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  • Sisters serving in South Texas 'colonia' win Lumen Christi Award

    CHICAGO (CNS) -- Three members of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary ministering in Texas were named the winners of the Lumen Christi (Light of Christ) Award given each year by Catholic Extension. The three winners -- Sisters Carolyn ...

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  • Cardinal Wuerl says family synod came to 'real consensus'

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington said the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family came to a "real consensus" after two weeks of animated debate, and that its final report will serve as a solid basis for the world synod on ...

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  • Family synod's dynamics recalled the Second Vatican Council

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Even before the start of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, observers were likening it to the Second Vatican Council of 1962-65. In both cases, an innovative and charismatic pope called an assembly in the first months ...

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Cardinal Wuerl says family synod came to 'real consensus'


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington said the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family came to a "real consensus" after two weeks of animated debate, and that its final report will serve as a solid basis for the world synod on the family in 2015.

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Catholics concerned about bloodshed in Middle East, see need for action


NOTRE DAME, Ind. (CNS) -- San Diego resident Stephanie Celustka has prayed at Mass for an end to the Islamic State threat in the Middle East. The parishioner from San Diego's St. Anne Catholic Church is among the 53 percent of Americans who said in a September Pew poll that they support a U.S. military campaign against ISIS, as the Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria are known.

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Mass. bishops back earned sick time ballot measure


BRAINTREE -- Bishops of the four Catholic Dioceses in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts urged a "Yes" vote on Question 4 in a statement, Oct. 16, bearing the signatures of Boston Cardinal Se?P. O'Malley, Bishop of Worcester Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Springfield Mitchell T. Rozanski, and Bishop of Fall River Edgar M. da Cunha.

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