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Your article concerning the Holodomor ("Secret famine killed 10M Ukrainians," WCR, Dec. 5) contained factual inaccuracies that need to be corrected.
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I have seen some of the letters in regards to the new Mass. I'm not surprised that some are against change; most of us to some level are. We become comfortable and complacent in our Church lives.
Real devotion to Jesus Christ is a major commitment. So many people today say they are too busy, so busy that they don't have time for a life committed to Jesus.
Alternatively, some will say, "My work is my prayer." Well, work can be prayer, but only if it is rooted in special times of devotion. Your love for your wife or husband will not grow unless you make time to get off the treadmill and actually talk to her or him with complete attention. Why would our relationship with God be different?
Excessive focus on money is destroying the environment and dehumanizing people, said Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, president of Caritas Internationalis.
The head of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X said a "doctrinal preamble" presented by the Vatican needs changes before it can be accepted as the basis for the group's reconciliation.
Theology is not simply an academic discipline or a means of explaining the faith to believers, it also has a role in promoting peace and harmony, Pope Benedict said.
Audits of six Irish Catholic dioceses reveal "a marked improvement" in how the Church is handling clerical abuse allegations.
Pope Benedict said Catholics and Orthodox have a duty to show a united front of mature faith in facing challenges intensified by increased secularism.
Pope Benedict said Asia offers "vast scenarios of evangelization" for the Church, but currently faces difficulties and "true persecution" in some places.
The Diocese of Christchurch, New Zealand, will reduce the number of parishes by more than half, Bishop Barry Jones announced.