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Myanmar refugees suffer with their homeland

Karen, Karenni and Chin Catholic communities in Twin Cities ask for prayers, other support for those back home

‘Best day ever:’ Family of five receives sacraments together

Baptisms, first Communions, confirmation and convalidation of a marriage.

Choir director describes the value of chant to young Catholics

Singing is a required subject at Chesterton Academy — as is three years of Latin. Latin comes in handy when Chesterton students chant.

Legislature shifts focus following break

After taking their annual “spring break,” legislators were back at work April 6. A fixture in the legislative calendar, the break always coincides with the Easter and Passover holidays, traditionally a time to rest in God. For many legislators and staff, the break also means a respite from the tumult created by thousands of bills and the proponents or opponents of bills vying for legislators’ attention.

Nations not working together seen as biggest failure of pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed how unprepared the world is -- even wealthy, technologically advanced nations -- to work together to stop an urgent crisis, Sister Carol Keehan said.

London cardinal leads Catholics in mourning death of Prince Philip

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster led Catholics of England and Wales in mourning the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Easter Season

Length. The Easter Season is fifty days, not forty days, like Lent, or four weeks or slightly less, like Advent. The Easter Season extends from Easter Sunday to Pentecost. It is sometimes known as the “Festival of Weeks,” seven weeks of seven days (49 days), plus one, the fiftieth day, Pentecost.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time

The whole fabric of space and chronology having been ripped open by villains, the stakes are high in "Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time" (Activision).

Solidarity needed to reduce debt of poor nations, pope tells World Bank

Poor countries cannot be expected to recover from the current financial crisis if the world returns to an economic model in which a small minority of people owns half of the world's wealth, Pope Francis said.

Catholic educators share unexpected lessons of teaching in pandemic

No one has to tell Catholic school teachers how different this past year has been.