December 3, 2013

Catholic Review Column: The Joy of the Gospel

Just last week Pope Francis issued an extraordinary document called “Gaudium Evangelii” meaning “The Joy of the Gospel”. In this day of Facebook and Twitter, a long document such as this might not be noticed. But Pope Francis has a way of getting us to sit up and to take notice … to take notice...
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Lori: HHS mandate aims to drive wedge between church’s faith, worship

Defending the religious rights of the Catholic Church against the government’s contraceptive mandate is tied to the church’s ministry to those in need, Baltimore’s archbishop said.
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Nonpublic schools make push for business tax credit

Nonpublic school advocates are pushing lawmakers to pass a business tax credit they believe will help stabilize schools.
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Sister Eleanor Pierce, S.P., dies

A funeral Mass for Congregation of the Sisters of Providence Eleanor Pierce was offered Dec. 3.
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Retirement fund collection aids religious

Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Kathleen Haughey calls the Retirement Fund for Religious collection a blessing.
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Reflecting on our Advent journey four years ago

Four years ago today John and I boarded a plane for China.We had never flown together before—and never planned to. But our first child, our son, was waiting for us in China. And there was only one way to reach him. So to China we went.I felt a whole bundle
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