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Use media to reach the young, says Barron

Fr. Robert Barron

November 25, 2013

Chicago priest Father Robert Barron has a dream – for another grand, sweeping documentary on Catholicism.

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Secular Christmas is encroaching on Advent

November 25, 2013

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

Even before Halloween jack-o-lanterns were carved, retailers were advertising the joys of Christmas gift-giving on TV.

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Marian apparitions can lead people from faith, says pope

Pope Francis

November 25, 2013

Purported visions of Mary, if taken in the wrong spirit, can sow confusion and distance people from the Gospel, Pope Francis said.

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Belgium ponders letting kids opt for euthanasia

November 25, 2013

The president of the Belgian bishops’ conference joined other faith leaders who criticized proposed legislation to extend euthanasia to children and dementia sufferers, warning the measure risks “destroying the functioning of society.

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Vatican urged to defend religious freedom in China

November 25, 2013

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, the retired bishop of Hong Kong and an outspoken advocate of religious freedom in China, called on the Vatican to speak more clearly in defence of Catholics there.

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Catholic Church partners with World Council

November 25, 2013

When the World Council of Churches Assembly said in its final statement, “We intend to move together,” it referred not only to its members but to the Catholic Church.

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Dolan urges U.S. bishops to fight for religious liberty

November 25, 2013

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan called upon his brother bishops to champion the cause of people around the world being persecuted because of their faith.

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Leadership Academy costs a pretty penny

November 25, 2013

Re: Cindy Olsen’s letter to the editor (WCR, Nov. 11).

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Catholicity means more than doing justice

November 25, 2013

In response to trustee Cindy Olsen’s letter on the Catholic authenticity of the separate school system (WCR, Nov. 11), I am concerned with what Olsen describes as “Catholic authenticity.”

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Many voices speak on ‘educational emergency’

November 25, 2013

In his Nov.4 editorial (“Educational emergency is a call for Christian discipleship”), Glen Argan reflected on the important role Catholic schools can play in the “educational emergency” facing our children.

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