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In its early days, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati was home mission territory. The faith wasn’t widespread, and priests had to travel long distances to serve the people. Now, and for the past 82 years, the archdiocese has hosted the headquarters of Glenmary Home Missioners, a society of priests and brothers

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Jan 23, 2021 / 03:01 pm MT (CNA).- Earlier this month the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples sent a letter to the bishops of some 1,100 Catholic territories and announced the gradual reduction of the financial support they regularly receive from the Vatican. Since

CNA Staff, Nov 23, 2020 / 04:34 pm MT (CNA).- The historical preservation commission of Santa Cruz, California last week advised the city council to remove a replica mission bell from a city intersection, saying the bell represents painful history for the indigenous people of the city. In a Nov.

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 16, 2020 / 10:02 am MT (CNA).- Vatican officials invited Catholics to participate in the 2020 World Mission Sunday with increased prayers and financial support, as local Churches around the world continue to face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. World Mission Sunday will

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Their faith initially brought Brian and Kathleen DeRouen together as graduate students at the University of Dayton and ultimately let the couple to a hilltop house in West Virginia where all are welcomed with compassion and open arms. Brian originally hails from the San Francisco Bay area; Kathleen

ARIZONA Sr. Zoe Brenner, SBS Fr. Blane Grein, OSF Sr. Joe Schwab, OFM CALIFORNIA Sr. Carol McDonald, MM Fr. Ken Gerth, MCCJ GEORGIA Br. Jason Muhlenkamp, GHM INDIANA Fr. Nam Quoc Joseph Vu, SVD IOWA Br. Michael Decker, SVD KENTUCKY Sr. Marge Eilerman, OSF Sr. Rosemary Esterkamp, GHMS Sr. Susan

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Jun 28, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- A Catholic teacher who finished a pilgrimage to the Spanish Missions in California this week has emphasized his devotion to the first missions’ founder, St. Junipero Serra, and their influence on him as an educator. Over the