Unprecedented $150M donation aims to boost Northwest Indiana’s Catholic schools
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by Michie
7h ago
(OSV News) — In what is described as “the largest single investment” in prekindergarten-to-grade-12 Catholic education in history, the Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation is donating $150 million to the Chicago-based Big Shoulders Fund to support Catholic schools in the Diocese of Gary, Indiana. The gift, which will be made over the next 10 years, aims to improve the schools’ quality, accessibility and sustainability, making them the “highest performing network of Catholic... Read more ..read more
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Judge strikes down Florida ban on some transgender surgeries, hormonal treatments for minors
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by Michie
7h ago
OSV News) — A federal judge June 11 struck down key portions of a Florida law banning certain types of medical or surgical gender reassignment procedures for minors who identify as transgender. Calling the law unconstitutional, Judge Robert L. Hinkle of U.S. District Court in Tallahassee ruled in favor of advocacy groups and families who challenged the 2023 law enacted by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, arguing that the law stripped them of parental rights regarding medical decisions... Read more ..read more
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The nun in a tent: Meet the sister who’s following the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage
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by Michie
7h ago
In her day-to-day life, Sister Mary Rose Chinn of the Handmaids of the Triune God works with public school kids in Ventura, California, a coastal city northwest of Los Angeles. But this summer, she hit the road to camp out and follow Jesus in the Eucharist. When Chinn learned that a group of “Perpetual Pilgrims” would be making its way from California to Indiana on the Junipero Serra Route of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage, she wanted to be a part of it. Equipped with her car, a tent... Read more ..read more
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Vatican: Pope Francis speaks again about the admission of homosexuals to seminaries
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by Michie
13h ago
During a meeting Tuesday with some 160 priests at the Salesian Pontifical University, Pope Francis again discussed the issue of the admission of homosexuals to seminaries. The Vatican Press Office reported that during the closed-door meeting, the pope returned to the topic of the admission of men “with homosexual tendencies to seminaries, reiterating the need to welcome them and accompany them in the Church and the prudential indication of the Dicastery for the Clergy regarding their... Read more ..read more
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Former punk band guitarist, policeman ordained to Catholic priesthood
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by Michie
16h ago
Bearded former punk band guitarist Father Giulio Vannucci and former policeman Father Michele Di Stefano flank Bishop Giovanni Nerbini following their June 8, 2024, ordination to the Catholic priesthood. | Credit: Diocese of Prato, Italy The Cathedral of Prato, Italy, was the setting last Saturday for the ordination of a former punk band guitarist and policeman. Father Giulio Vanucci, who has long... Read more ..read more
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AI’s great danger to the human soul
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by Michie
16h ago
Recently, a well-respected Catholic publication ran the first in what it billed as a series of three articles. Having recently returned from the Association of Catholic Publishers membership meeting, which featured three breakout sessions on artificial intelligence, one of my coworkers read the article and thought that something seemed a bit off. He thought he detected elements of AI writing, and taking a quick look, I agreed. I copied the article and pasted it into an AI tool... Read more ..read more
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Prayers for my wife's brother
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by Gnarwhal
22h ago
My poor wife and her family have been taking their hits lately. She texted me a couple hours ago and said she just found out her brother is in kidney failure and needs to start dialysis immediately. He's in his early-mid 50s, diabetic but not obese or anything. He's been hospitalized quite a few times for insulin-related issues and now it's mutated into this. My wife says my MIL is inconsolable and my wife is pretty scared cause she doesn't know anyone who's gone through dialysis before, so... Read more ..read more
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Good article on a Catholic view of contraception.
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by Chrystal-J
1d ago
I found this article helpful concerning birth control and the Catholic faith: Another Look at Contraception ..read more
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For Florah
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by RileyG
1d ago
Please pray for Florah who recently died ..read more
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Two years since ‘Dobbs’: ‘We have a challenge on our hands’
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by Michie
1d ago
WASHINGTON (OSV News) — Prior to the second anniversary of a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its prior abortion precedent, pro-life activists said much of their work remains to be done. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, told OSV News in a June 10 interview “we realized quickly we have a challenge on our hands,” pointing to losses at the ballot box after the... Read more ..read more
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