The Cathedral of St. Paul was filled July 14 for the funeral of Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man shot by a police officer during a traffic stop July 6.
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Archbishop Bernard Hebda focused on the need for healing during a July 8 Mass offered in response to the police killing of Philando Castile during a traffic stop.
Officials have announced a possible record-breaking investment in building a new Dorothy Day homeless shelter in St. Paul.
The Black Lives Matter movement in St. Paul, Minn., has threatened to shut down the national Red Bull Crashed Ice tour event, which starts at the Cathedral of St. Paul.
A small c catholic: If we Americans can manage religious harmony, we can be a model for countries that struggle with the challenges of religious pluralism and diversity.
Finnegans beer company has centered its business model on the common good, contributing 100 percent of its profits to alleviate hunger.
With public money drying up, agricultural schools have had to turn to the private sector for research grants. Those for-profit firms are more likely to support research to benefit their bottom line.
One billion people remain chronically hungry. "It's a problem of poverty, it's a problem of entitlement, it's a problem of inequality. It's also a problem of waste."
Less than a day after a stinging defeat that saw her party lose control of the Senate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., could still find policy priorities she thinks she can work jointly with Republicans when they take control of the Senate in 2015.
Among them are subjects that have eluded a search for common ground in past years, including trade, hunger and climate change.
Catholics, and not just farmers, should consider "what could be the meaning of a vocation to agriculture," said the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
In remarks prepared for delivery Wednesday as part of a conference in St. Paul called "Faith, Food & the Environment: The Vocation of the Agricultural Leader," Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson said Jesus expected those who listened to him to know about agriculture or at least be exposed to it.