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Subtle forms of pride poison relationships with others and God

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

October 22, 2012

One of the wonderful features of young children is their emotional honesty. They don’t hide their feeling or wants. They have no subtlety.

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Uncertain world stays blind to Christ

John Connelly

October 22, 2012
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 28, 2012

We live in uncertain times. We are uncertain about the economy, our security and our future. The First World confidence we once felt is evaporating slowly but surely.

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Council fathers turn their attention to liturgical reform

October 22, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

All of the preliminaries were now over and the Second Vatican Council got down to business. But what business would that be? Of the 70 schema (proposed documents), the council fathers had seen only seven. Of those seven, by far the most important were those on divine revelation and on the liturgy.

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Spreading germs ignites moral outrage

Gordon Self

October 22, 2012

Is it time to get mad?" The question was posed during a recent multispecialty rounds at Covenant Health.

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What is the Church's attitude towards art?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

October 22, 2012

You mentioned the creative arts in a previous response, what does Scripture say and what has been the Church's history in relation to the creative arts?

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S. Sudan seminary moves, limits students

October 22, 2012

Already facing a shortage of priests, the Catholic Church in the world’s newest nation has closed a portion of its seminary, leaving dozens of young men stranded on the road to the priesthood.

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Jesus’ birth no fairytale, pope says in new book

October 22, 2012

Jesus was not born “once upon a time” as in a fable, but in a historically verifiable place and moment that were detailed accurately in the Gospel of Luke, Pope Benedict writes in the third volume of his work, Jesus of Nazareth.

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Comic actor wants to ‘glorify God in every way’

October 22, 2012

He doesn’t exactly advertise it, but the “king of Queens” is a Catholic family man.

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Franciscans tell of beatings, kidnappings in Syria

October 22, 2012

Franciscans ministering in a village along the Syrian border with Turkey said four people, including three Christian youths, were kidnapped and beaten before being released as the civil war surged in their community.

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Aussie bishop challenges same-sex marriage

October 22, 2012

Same-sex “marriage” is not an extension of marriage rights but a dismantling of an institution on which the well-being of societies depend, wrote an Australian archbishop.

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