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  • Pope, President Trump speak of hopes for peace

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis and President Donald Trump spent 30 minutes speaking privately in the library of the Apostolic Palace on May 24, and as the president left, he told the pope, "I won't forget what you said."    ...

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  • Four Diocesan Catholic schools earn Indiana Four-Star honors

    Four Diocese of Evansville Catholic schools have earned Four-Star status from the Indiana Department of Education – Holy Trinity in Dubois County, Resurrection in Evansville, St. Philip in Posey County, and St. Wendel in St. Wendel. “R...

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  • Faithful celebrate Fatima's 100th anniversary

    The Evansville praesidium of the Legion of Mary held a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s first apparition to the three Portuguese peasant children on May 13 at St. Mary Church in Evansville. Deacon Charlie Koressel...

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  • Sister Christine lights up lives

    It’s no wonder people break into a smile when they see Benedictine Sister Christine Marie Fendel.   Her visits to the homebound, senior citizen centers and area nursing homes are all about being upbeat, positive, and bringing joy.  ...

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  • God dreams big, wants to transform world, defeat evil, pope says

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- God is right by the side of each person on earth, seeing each individual's pain and wanting to bring hope and joy, Pope Francis said.    "He calls us by name and tells us, 'Rise up, stop weeping, because I have...

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  • Mary teaches people to hope in life's darkest moments, pope says

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Mary, like many mothers throughout the world, is an example of strength and courage in accepting new life and in sharing the suffering of their children, Pope Francis said.     Although she had no idea of what...

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  • Prayers of different faiths 'strengthen our community'

    Although much was different (from past years) during Evansville’s May 4 Interfaith observance of the National Day of Prayer, one critical element remained unchanged. Mayor Lloyd Winnecke talked about it as he addressed attendees and particip...

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