Catholic leaders call for action on decade-old massacre of migrants
Relatives of Miguel Carcamo, one of the 21 Hondurans who were among the 72 migrants murdered in Mexico, cry on his coffin during an official ceremony in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sept. 1, 2010. Mexican marines found 72 corpses at a remote ranch near the U.S. border, the Mexican navy said. (CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters)

Catholic leaders call for action on decade-old massacre of migrants

Relatives of Miguel Carcamo, one of the 21 Hondurans who were among the 72 migrants murdered in Mexico, cry on his coffin during an official ceremony in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sept.…

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Makers of sacramental wine, altar bread suffer economic hit due to pandemic
Sister Anne Bartol, a Poor Clare, holds a bag of altar bread she and other nuns prepared to sell to parishes throughout Pennsylvania at the Monastery of St. Clare in Langhorne, Pa., Aug. 13, 2020. The room is filled with boxes of backlogged altar breads and the monastery halted production this summer as the coronavirus pandemic reduced demand for the Eucharist at U.S. parishes. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth)

Makers of sacramental wine, altar bread suffer economic hit due to pandemic

Sister Anne Bartol, a Poor Clare, holds a bag of altar bread she and other nuns prepared to sell to parishes throughout Pennsylvania at the Monastery of St. Clare in…

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Faith Alive No. 32, Part 1: Women’s right to vote: 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment
This meme accompanies Part 1 of Faith Alive! No 32. (CNS illustration; photo by Nancy Wiechec)

Faith Alive No. 32, Part 1: Women’s right to vote: 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

CNS illustration; photo by Nancy Wiechec If you’ve ever read about someone suffering the ravages of a hunger strike and the violence of forced feeding, you have an insight into…

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Faith Alive No. 32, Part 2: Centenary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment: Women’s leadership
Members of the National Council of Catholic Women are seen with President Herbert Hoover in 1929. Even after the 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920, Catholic women faced an uphill battle. (CNS photo/Library of Congress)

Faith Alive No. 32, Part 2: Centenary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment: Women’s leadership

Members of the National Council of Catholic Women are seen with President Herbert Hoover in 1929. Even after the 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920, Catholic women faced an uphill…

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EDITORIAL: Don’t let the cries of the suffering fall on deaf ears
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in this file photo. On July 5, 2020, the pope backed a U.N. resolution calling for a global cease-fire. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) See POPE-ANGELUS-CEASE-FIRE July 6, 2020.

EDITORIAL: Don’t let the cries of the suffering fall on deaf ears

We are living in times that try our souls and test our hearing.  All around us, rise up the cries of those suffering, people who have been infected by the…

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Ordination is a blessing and a joy for diocese’s newest priests
Father Juan Carlos Garcia-Mendoza, left, and Father Javier Suarez Montanez lie before the altar as the other priests and the congregation sing the Litany of Supplication during their ordination as the newest priests of the Diocese of Nashville on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Cathedral of the Incarnation.

Ordination is a blessing and a joy for diocese’s newest priests

Bishop J. Mark Spalding lays hands on Father Javier Suarez during his priestly ordination Mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation on Aug. 15. Masks and social-distancing measures, including limited…

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Students ‘happy to be back together’ with start of school
Holy Rosary Academy, like all schools in the Diocese of Nashville, opened for in-person learning in early August with a number of precautions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including mask wearing, face shields, desk shields, and expanded outdoor classroom space.

Students ‘happy to be back together’ with start of school

Holy Rosary Academy third grade teacher Debbie Pillon, works with a student at the whiteboard of the school’s new outdoor classroom. Photos by Theresa Laurence Earlier this month, the Catholic…

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ACE fundraiser scheduled for Oct. 27, moves online
The Advancement of Catholic Education annual fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept. 17, had a record turnout for the 3-year-old event. The fundraiser raises money for the ACE endowment., which provides funds for tuition assistance for Catholic school students in the Diocese of Nashville. Marty Blair served as emcee.

ACE fundraiser scheduled for Oct. 27, moves online

The Advancement of Catholic Education annual fundraiser has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, and will be moved online. The event will be hosted by ACE board member Marty Blair,…

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Parishes adapting to the pandemic’s new normal
Father Anh Tuan Phan celebrates Mass under a tent set up on the ball field on the school grounds at Christ the King Parish in Nashville, TN on Sunday, 16 August 2020. The parish has moved Masses outdoors, requires social distancing and masks because of concern of the spread of the corona virus.

Parishes adapting to the pandemic’s new normal

Father Anh Tuan Phan celebrates Mass outside on the ball field on the school grounds at Christ the King Parish on Sunday, August 16. The parish has moved Masses outdoors…

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