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The Archdiocese of Baltimore Honors the Life of Mother Mary Lange with the First New Catholic School in 60 Years

BALTIMORE – In the spirit of Mother Mary Lange, the Archdiocese of Baltimore broke ground on the first new Catholic school built in the city in over six decades. “We’re saying we believe in our community, we believe in Baltimore, we believe in Baltimore’s residents, we believe in Baltimore’s young people,” Archbishop Lori told WJZ …

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“Holy Davidson” Raises $46,800 for Ugandan Missions

STAFFORD – Created for the Jesus Bikers group in Austria, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle signed by Pope Francis recently raised $46,800 for Ugandan missions. The 1570cc Twin Cam custom Harley was built by Würzburg Village, a Harley-Davidson dealer in Bavaria. The dealer worked with the Jesus Bikers to design the custom bike. The bike is nicknamed …

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Bishop Barron Returns to Reddit for Another Round of ‘Ask Me Anything’

Bishop Robert Barron is returning to Reddit for another round of Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11:00am ET. Last September, he made history as the first Catholic bishop to host a Reddit AMA in the history of the site. Reddit users asked Bishop Barron about everything from atheism to deep …

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Prince Charles Will Attend Newman’s Canonization Next Month

VATICAN CITY – The Catholic Church is canonizing Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman next month, and a British royal will be in the audience. Read more: Exploring the Comprehensive Catholicity of Cardinal Newman Prince Charles will travel to Rome to witness the canonization on October 13, 2019. He will also attend the reception at the …

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Father Flanagan, the Founder of Boys Town, Is One Step Closer to Sainthood

OMAHA—Father Edward J. Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, is one step closer to becoming a canonized saint. The Postito, a summary of the volume of records on Father Flanagan’s life, was presented to the Congregation for the Cause of Saints this week. Archbishop George Lucas of Omaha sent a letter of support for Father …

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The Crystal Cathedral is Now a Catholic Church

GARDEN GROVE – For almost fifty years, the Crystal Cathedral famously housed Reverend Robert H. Schuller’s weekly “Hour of Power” sermons. But this week, the Crystal Cathedral in California re-opened its doors as Christ Cathedral—a Roman Catholic church. For over thirty years, the building housed Crystal Cathedral Ministries, a congregation of the Reformed Church in …

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