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The Church’s dilemma

A recent Netflix documentary about the social media industry called "The Social Dilemma" has raised some important questions for the Church in the digital age. The movie looks at the psychological techniques used by companies like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to encourage the addictive use of social media.

A final spar outlines differences between Trump, Biden before election

The final debate in the 2020 presidential race ended with topics important to the Church in the U.S. and around the world: immigration and families, climate change, racism and health care.

North Minneapolis parish raises banner for peace

The weather was cold and damp Oct. 22, but that didn’t deter a group of about 30 people who gathered on Emerson Avenue in north Minneapolis to take a stand for peace.

Vatican extends time to obtain full indulgences for souls in purgatory

Plenary or full indulgences traditionally obtained during the first week of November for the souls of the faithful in purgatory can now be gained throughout the entire month of November, the Vatican said.

As election nears, ‘split’ Catholic voters try to find dialogue amid rancor

Both are Catholic, but their views couldn't have been more different.

Digital Edition – October 22, 2020

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‘Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’

Have you ever asked yourself why the greatest of the commandments is to “love the Lord, your God”?

Bishops: Pope’s civil union remarks won’t change teaching on marriage

Pope Francis' expression of openness to the idea of laws recognizing civil unions, including for gay couples, to protect their rights does not change Church teaching on marriage as being between one woman and one man, said several U.S. bishops and dioceses.

Judiciary Committee votes to send Barrett nomination to full Senate

The nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court will now go to the full Senate for a confirmation vote, which is expected to take place late Oct. 26. Only 51 one votes are needed for confirmation.

From readers – October 22, 2020

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