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Published: October 28, 2020   
CNS / Rick Musacchio, Tennessee Register

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Portland bishop leads exorcism for torn city

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dakota Hulsey was diligently setting up tables in a downtown Portland restaurant Oct. 17.

Father McGivney beatification will be Oct. 31 in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (CNS) — Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, will be beatified during a special Mass Oct. 31 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford.

During crisis, new meaning given to restored Holy Stairs

VATICAN CITY — After 20 years of restoration work and millions in funding from benefactors worldwide, the unveiling of the Pontifical Sanctuary of the Holy Stairs in Rome was supposed to be a grand, celebratory moment slated for this spring, in time for Holy Week and Easter.


John Harrison Williams, 90, a member of St. Jude Church in Jacksonville, died Sept. 18. He is survived by …

Eighth-grade runner sets records on the wings of angels  

When Isaac Pohlmeier takes the line for any race, he doesn’t go through any personal rituals, ponder any Scripture or have a pre-start prayer other than what he and his teammates at St. Joseph School in Fayetteville share with their coach. (Sports)

Bulldogs set pace

St. Joseph School in Conway competed in the Oct. 13 Rattler Run in Magazine where both the junior and senior boys took first place in the small school team scoring. (Sports briefs)

What is decision on ordaining women deacons?

Q. Pope Francis set up a commission to study the feasibility of permitting women to become permanent deacons. Has that commission made a recommendation to the pope, and where does the matter lie now? (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

You can take an old man’s word for it: This too shall pass

Let’s get one thing straight, youngsters: 2020 is not the end of the world. (Columns)

Know the rules and pray for all fire victims

Oct. 8 was the anniversary of a fire. (Guest commentary)

Election novena what we need before voting

Presidential election seasons are always divisive. Adding a pandemic and racial injustice, this election is making people even more bitter and angry. (Editorial)

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