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Friday, April 20, 2018
Great Caesar's ghost! Superman turns 80
NEW YORK (CNS) -- Look! Up in the sky! It's Superman! And he's 80! NEW YORK (CNS) -- Look! Up in the sky! It's Superman! And he's 80! The year 2018 marks eight decades since the first appearance of...

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South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results
The Peace House, the venue for the summit between the Koreas, is pictured April 18 at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea. Leaders of both Kor...

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Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing
German bishops proceed into Trier Cathedral in this 2013 file photo. (CNS photo/Thomas Frey, EPA)VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has asked the president of the German bishops' conference to come to...

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Don't be 'couch potatoes,' get up and evangelize, pope says
In this 2006 file photo, a man is baptized during a Mass on the outskirts of Xining in northwestern China's Qinghai province. Christians must be willing to move where the Spirit leads them and not be ...

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Answer call to discipleship by addressing church's needs, delegates told
Deacon Martin Garcia participates in a breakout session April 14 at the Region X encuentro in San Antonio. (CNS photo/Thao Nguyen, for North Texas Catholic magazine) SAN ANTONIO (CNS) -- Answer the c...

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Archdiocese of Hartford joins Knights of Columbus in support of persecuted Christians in Middle East
Written by Mary Chalupsky
Archbishop Leonard P. Blair of Hartford celebrates a Mass for persecuted Christians in the Middle East on April 15 at St. Mary Church in New Haven. At left is Bishop Bawai Soro, Chaldean Catholic bish...

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Great Caesar's ghost! Superman turns 80
Great Caesar's ghost! Superman turns 80
South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results
South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results
Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing
Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing
Don't be 'couch potatoes,' get up and evangelize, pope says
Don't be 'couch potatoes,' get up and evangelize, pope says
Answer call to discipleship by addressing church's needs, delegates told
Answer call to discipleship by addressing church's needs, delegates told
Archdiocese of Hartford joins Knights of Columbus in support of persecuted Christians in Middle East
Archdiocese of Hartford joins Knights of Columbus in support of persecuted Christians in Middle East

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May the crucified and risen Christ fill your life with light and joy! As St. Paul says: “If Christ has...

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Archbishop Leonard P.Blair greets guests at an appeal dinner in Glastonbury.(Photo by Shelley Wolf)The 2018 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal is under...

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The Peace House, the venue for the summit between the Koreas, is pictured April 18 at the truce village of...

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