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  • Upcoming synod needs young people's voices, pope says

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis asked young people to tell him, their bishops and pastors about their hopes and struggles and even their criticisms.    In preparation for a meeting of the Synod of Bishops focused on youth, the po...

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  • Reitz Memorial High School names alumnus John K. Browning as the school's second President

    Evansville –Reitz Memorial High School has appointed John K. Browning as the Evansville school’s second President.  He succeeds Brother Lawrence Murphy, a member of the Congregation of Christian Brothers, who retired in July 2016....

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  • Indiana Catholic Conference prepares for state legislative session

    Editor’s note – This is the first in a series of weekly reports on the Indiana Legislature that will appear in The Message through the conclusion of the 2017 legislative session.       INDIANAPOLIS—The Indian...

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  • LoveRocks: a kindness campaign

     If you happen to be walking throughout Boonville, keep an eye out for the "loverocks" hidden by children from St. Clement’s Parish.  These brightly colored stones, painted with a picture, inspirational word, quote or Bible verse,...

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  • Local students named 2017 Lilly Scholars

    Anastasia Reisinger, Elinor Schnautz and Arjun Dhawan have been named the Vanderburgh Community Foundation's 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Each of these exceptional students will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of their choi...

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  • This is a wonderful day for us

    Bishop Charles C. Thompson opened the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Jan. 1 at St. Benedict Cathedral in Evansville with the thought that serves as the headline for this story. “This is a wonderful day for us as we conclude the octave of Christmas with...

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  • New Year calls for courage, hope; no more hatred, selfishness, pope says

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Whether the new year will be good or not depends on us choosing to do good each day, Pope Francis said.    "That is how one builds peace, saying 'no'  to hatred and violence -- with action -- and 'yes' to...

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