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Benedict's message called for respectful online dialogue

May 20, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Social media need to promote more logic, kindness and Christian witness than bluster, star-status and division, says the pope's 2013 message for World Communications Day.

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National March for Life focuses on slaughter of innocent girls

May 20, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – This year's National March for Life May 9 framed abortion as a human rights issue, damaging especially to women and girls, and it drew the largest crowd ever.

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Machete slashes were no match for Jesus' help

Eloise Bergen

May 20, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In 2008, Christian missionaries John and Eloise Bergen were working with orphans near Kitale, Kenya. Late one evening, nine men broke into their rural farm and brutally assaulted them.

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Satan tricks people into being selfish, loveless, says pope

May 20, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Payback with Satan is rotten as he pushes people to be loveless and selfish, finally leaving them with nothing and alone, Pope Francis said.

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Want those kids to be Catholic? Give it a sustained effort

Richard Rymarz

May 20, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Passing on the Catholic faith to your children takes time.

Richard Rymarz said that basic insight is not rocket science. However, in hectic lives where time is limited, its implementation can be difficult.

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L'Arche led Hunt to see service as a 2-way street

Carmel Hunt

May 20, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Carmel Hunt was born into a ready-made community. As the youngest of nine children, she grew up learning that although everyone in her busy home was of the same family, everyone was different.

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Tranquility, calm staff enhance palliative care

May 20, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

For everyone born into this world, death is inevitable. But one's outlook on death changes drastically when the date of death is penciled in on a calendar.

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Fair exchange

May 20, 2013

Pope Francis exchanges skull caps with a young girl.

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Ordinary Time calls us to ponder mysteries found in daily life

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May 20, 2013

Our human desire is to project an aura of confidence, of success, of being in control. We want to know it all and to have others believe we know it all.

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Celibacy's dance can be dangerous or wonderfully fruitful

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

May 20, 2013

Recently an op-ed piece appeared in the New York Times by Frank Bruni, entitled, "The Wages of Celibacy." The column, while provocative, is fair. Mostly he asks a lot of hard, necessary questions.

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