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The Martyrs Remembered

Twenty-five years ago this October, five Adorers of the Blood of Christ serving as missionaries in Liberia were slain in that west African nation’s long civil war.

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The Horizon of Possibilities

“The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States: Old Wounds Reopened” and address by His Excellency The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton Ph.D., S.T.D., Bishop of Belleville, Illinois.

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Local Catholics, Lutherans consider common heritage

Catholic and Lutheran Christians from across the globe will commemorate together on Oct. 31, the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. 

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Bishop Braxton: Silence implies consent on HB 40

In late September, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a controversial measure to expand taxpayer-subsidized abortions. Rauner earlier promised to veto the bill, which passed both the Illinois House and Senate in April.

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A Beacon of Christ’s Light

Though times and locations have changed, the mission of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital remains the same: to carry on the work of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis and St. Elizabeth of Hungary.

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