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In latest round of meetings, papal advisors cover court, bishop selection

In latest round of meetings, papal advisors cover court, bishop selection

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals met for the 18th time this week to continue discussion on reforming the Roman Curia, focusing on how new bishops are chosen and the streamlining of several offices, including…


Nun in Mali kidnapped by alleged jihadists

Nun in Mali kidnapped by alleged jihadists

By CNA/EWTN News

The Colombian bishops are asking for prayers after a religious sister from Colombia was kidnapped for the home where she served in Mali.

Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate, was…


Vatican unveils updated healthcare charter as new ethical questions arise

Vatican unveils updated healthcare charter as new ethical questions arise

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

The Vatican has issued an updated version of their charter for healthcare workers, removing question marks from modern ethical concerns such as euthanasia and the creation of human-animal chimeras by offering a clear set of guidelines.


Meet the Creole nun who risked her life to teach slaves

Meet the Creole nun who risked her life to teach slaves

By CNA/EWTN News

Venerable Henriette DeLille, born a “free woman of color” before the Civil War, had all the makings of a life of relative ease before her.

Born in 1812 to a wealthy French father and a free Creole woman…


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John Carroll Catholic dance teams win top national, state titles

John Carroll Catholic  dance teams win top national, state titles

John Carroll Catholic’s Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School dance teams received top honors in the 2017 UDA (Universal Dance Association) National and State Dance Team Championships.

The John Carroll Middle School dance team won first place in the junior…


A student shares why fellow teenagers should attend CROSS Retreat

A student shares why fellow teenagers should attend CROSS Retreat

By Brianna Braden

There are few experiences in today’s modern world that encourage a shutdown. A shutdown from technology, a shutdown from cities and towns, and a shutdown from today’s constant moving. There are times in life when we must…


Faith leaders discuss their common heritage at Prince of Peace Church

Faith leaders discuss their common  heritage at Prince of Peace Church

Three local faith leaders -  Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim - discussed their common heritage as children of Abraham at a recent public forum held at Prince of Peace Church in Hoover. A standing-room-only crowd of over 550 from throughout the…


Deacon Mark Squires dies

Deacon Mark Squires dies

Deacon Mark N. Squires, 71, of Harvest, AL went to be with the Lord on Feb. 5. 

He was born on Oct. 9,1945 in Onslow County, North Carolina. Mark was ordained on Dec. 7, 2013 at the Cathedral of St…


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