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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

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 2, 2020 / 05:38 pm MT (CNA).- Minneapolis clergy, including Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul-Minneapolis, participated in a silent walking protest Tuesday afternoon to the spot where George Floyd died in police custody last week, stopping to pray at the memorial that had

May 31, 2020 WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued a statement on George Floyd and the protests in American cities that have taken place over the last several days. This follows the Friday statement from

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, May 30, 2020 / 04:46 pm MT (CNA).- The nation’s first basilica sustained fire damage amid the Minneapolis riots that have crippled the city after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer May 25. “The Basilica of