Church saves us from a degrading slavery

January 28, 2013

Re: “Article was loaded with political spin” (WCR Jan. 14).

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Child’s love for life led to pro-life activism

Lila Rose

January 28, 2013

Pro-life activist Lila Rose was just a child when she first became aware of the tragedy of abortion.

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Nigerian bishops wary of religious prophesies

January 28, 2013

Five Catholic bishops cautioned Nigerian government leaders about a series of statements from Pentecostal and indigenous religious leaders portending tragedy.

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Even atheists seek to know God – pope

January 28, 2013

The desire to see and know God is innate in everyone, even nonbelievers, Pope Benedict said.

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Ravasi to lead pope’s Lenten retreat

Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi

January 28, 2013

Pope Benedict has asked Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, to lead his Lenten retreat Feb. 17-23.

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Business wins reprieve from contraceptive law

January 28, 2013

The Catholic owners of an Illinois health services consulting company have won a temporary restraining order against the state’s contraceptive mandate.

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Ecumenism calls for kindness, justice – pope

January 28, 2013

Like the individual path to holiness, the ecumenical path to Christian unity requires justice, kindness and humility, Pope Benedict told members of a pilgrimage from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

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Evangelization begins with beauty – Barron

January 28, 2013

To evangelize in today’s world, Catholics “need to recover their sense of ardor for Jesus risen from the dead,” Father Robert Barron told a conference in Salt Lake City.

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Mali people hiding in their homes – bishop

January 28, 2013

A Catholic bishop in war-torn Mali said “people are hiding in their homes, unable to venture out.”

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Armstrong’s doping reflects rotten world – official

Lance Armstrong

January 28, 2013

U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong’s admission to doping is just the tip of the iceberg, since high-stakes commercial interests pressure almost every professional cyclist into the illegal practice, said a Vatican official.

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