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by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Jul 12, 2022 / 05:08 am Pope Francis on Tuesday appointed former Air Force chaplain and Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski to lead the Diocese of New Ulm, Minnesota. The seat of the Diocese of New Ulm, which covers almost 10,000 square miles southwest of Minneapolis, …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 2, 2022 / 04:05 am The Vatican announced Thursday that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Robert Barron to lead the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota. Barron, who runs the popular Catholic media apostolate Word on Fire, has served as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of …

by Joe Bukuras Crookston, Minn., Apr 20, 2022 / 15:19 pm “Providential” is the word that Bishop Andrew Cozzens of Crookston used to describe the April 25 release of “ALIVE: Who is there?”, a movie highlighting the transformative power of the Eucharist. He said the movie is timed perfectly for …

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Oct 18, 2021 / 06:20 am Pope Francis on Monday named the chair of the US bishops’ evangelization committee as the new bishop of Crookston, Minnesota. The pope appointed Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens, the 53-year-old auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, …

By CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jul 1, 2021 / 03:00 am U.S. Olympic gymnast Grace McCallum is bringing both her skills and her Catholic faith to the Tokyo games in July. McCallum does not travel anywhere without her rosary and a special cross from her grandmother, the Central Minnesota Catholic …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 17, 2021 / 06:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Stephen Chow, S.J. as the next bishop of Hong Kong. Chow, 61, has served as the provincial of the Jesuits’ Chinese Province since 2018. In that role, he led the Jesuit order …

CNA Staff, Aug 6, 2020 / 04:09 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has accepted the early resignation of Bishop John LeVoir, who has led the Minnesota diocese of New Ulm since 2008, and took a leave from his position last month to be assessed for physical and psychological concerns. “I …

by Anna Wilgenbusch Minneapolis, Minn., Jul 6, 2020 / 03:01 pm MT (CNA).- Last week, 8 year old Rosie Sajevic was riding her bike a couple blocks from her house in Hibbing, Minnesota, when a FedEx truck hit her, severely damaging her legs. “I was riding my bike and I …

by Anna Wilgenbusch Minneapolis, Minn., Jun 2, 2020 / 04:17 pm MT (CNA).- When protests following the death of George Floyd turned violent Thursday night, a small Catholic parish in Minneapolis became a refuge for neighbors who didn’t feel safe in their homes. St. Albert the Great Parish, located in …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 3, 2020 / 02:45 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Wednesday that he is praying for the soul of George Floyd and all victims of racism, adding that nothing is gained by violence. “Dear brothers and sisters in the United States, I have witnessed …