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Tekakwitha Conference brings participants a ‘renewal of faith’

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Priests were dancing Thursday at the Ramada Plaza Suites conference center as musicians banged loudly on a drum behind them and a large crowd cheered them on.
The priests were taking part in the Nations Grand Entry, a traditional part of t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Court asked not to extend Catholics’ contraception exemption

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court on Friday not to allow Roman Catholic-affiliated groups a temporary exemption from a part of the Obamacare healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance policies covering contra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Court asked not to extend Catholics’ contraception exemption

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court on Friday not to allow Roman Catholic-affiliated groups a temporary exemption from a part of the Obamacare healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance policies covering contra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dickinson’s Kiedrowski to head new Catholic foundation

June 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

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New bishop of Catholic Diocese of Fargo ordained

June 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Monsignor John Folda is officially taking the helm of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo. Continue Reading

Regional Catholic leaders rejoice in news of new pope

March 19, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Thursday’s election of a new pope has drawn praise from the regional Catholic community.
Jorge Bergoglio, 76, took the papal name Francis and became the 266th to hold the title of spiritual leader of the Catholic Church. He had most recently served as the cardinal of Buenos Aires. Continue Reading

Pope Benedict XVI to resign Feb. 28, says he’s too infirm

February 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

VATICAN CITY Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will resign Feb. 28 becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years. His decision sets the stage for a mid-March conclave to elect a new leader for a Roman Catholic Church in deep turmoil. Continue Reading

Dozens gather for public rosary event

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Local Catholics participate in national commemoration of 1917 report of miracle. Continue Reading

Religion measure attracts big money

June 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Planned Parenthood is the biggest backer of a campaign against Measure 3, contributing to a financial advantage of more than half a million dollars over the religious measure’s supporters. Continue Reading

Arizona State, N.D.’s University of Mary partner up on classes

March 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Classes from the University of Mary, based in Bismarck, will be considered for college credit at ASU and ASU classes will be considered toward a University of Mary degree if a student wants to pursue a major in its two sets of courses. Continue Reading