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Fargo, Crookston bishops say okay for Catholics to eat corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day, but not in Bismarck

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Catholics aren’t typically supposed to eat meat on Fridays during Lent. But Friday March 17, they’ll be getting a break, depending on where they live. The bishops of the Fargo Diocese and the Crookston Diocese are dispensing with the order this year so Catholics can celebrate a traditional St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef and cabbage….

Fargo Bishop says new Vatican statement reaffirms same-sex union decree

Bishop John FoldaFARGO (KVRR) – Diocese of Fargo Bishop John Folda says a recent statement from Pope Francis about same-sex unions reaffirms the Church’s teaching that “marriage is a union of one man and one woman.” The Vatican issued a formal response Monday to a question about whether Catholic clergy can bless gay unions. The answer, contained in a two-page…

Diocese of Fargo announces the death of Monsignor Jeffrey Wald from COVID 19 complications

FARGO, ND — The Diocese of Fargo announced Monsignor Jeffrey Wald has passed away due to COVID 19 complications. The 56 year old was Pastor of St. James Basilica in Jamestown, St. Mathias Church in Windsor and St. Margaret Mary Church in Buchanan. Monsignor Wald passed away Tuesday, October 27th in a Jamestown hospital due to COVID 19 complications. Monsignor…