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Anti-Christian slogans alarm Catholic Church: Pope Francis still plans to visit Holy Land

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

JERUSALEM — The Roman Catholic Church in Jerusalem, preparing for a visit by Pope Francis later this month, has expressed alarm over threats to Christians scrawled by suspected Jewish extremists on church property in the Holy Land.
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Hundreds of thousands watch two popes become saints

April 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Philip Pullella and James Mackenzie

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in front of more than half a million pilgrims on Sunday, hailing both as courageous men who withstood the t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Hundreds of thousands watch two popes become saints

April 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in front of more than half a million pilgrims Sunday, hailing both as courageous men who withstood the tragedies of the 20th century.
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Odermann hopes to revive Trinity Hall of Fame: Committee to look at list of ‘success stories’

April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Trinity High School was a dream.
In one man’s mind.
“It was always his dream to have a Catholic high school in Dickinson,” Bud Faller, 85, of South Heart, related recently about that goal that just wouldn’t die in the mind of George P. Aber…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Odermann hopes to revive Trinity Hall of Fame: Committee to look at list of ‘success stories’

April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Trinity High School was a dream.
In one man’s mind.
“It was always his dream to have a Catholic high school in Dickinson,” Bud Faller, 85, of South Heart, related recently about that goal that just wouldn’t die in the mind of George P. Aber…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo bishop apologizes to those he may have exposed to hepatitis A

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Bishop John Folda of the Fargo Catholic Diocese would rather have lost a limb than unwittingly exposed five congregations to the hepatitis A virus.

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Fargo Catholics exposed to Hepatitis A virus during communion

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Fargo Catholic Diocese’s new bishop may have exposed hundreds of church members here and in Jamestown to the hepatitis A virus in late September and early October. Continue Reading

Health department warns of hepatitis A risk

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Department of Health says people who attended four Catholic churches and took communion on specific dates may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. Continue Reading

Catholic officials: Pope’s message not new

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Officials of two Catholic dioceses based in Crookston, Minn., and Fargo said Thursday that news accounts of Pope Francis’ unusually blunt criticism of the church have missed the point. Continue Reading

Folda ordained as bishop of Fargo Catholic diocese

June 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO At two minutes past 3 p.m., Monsignor John Thomas Folda became the newest bishop of the Roman Catholic Church as St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt laid his hands on Folda’s bowed head in St. Mary’s Cathedral. Continue Reading