August 14, 2014

Catholic Review Column: Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq Demands Our Attention

Sectarian violence in Iraq has worsened dramatically in recent days, especially for Christians in the war-torn nation, prompting Pope Francis to announce this past Sunday that he is sending an envoy to meet with religious and government leaders as well as with those Christians who have been forced from their homes in fear. “The news...
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 One of my best childhood vacations was when I was 9 and it rained the entire time we went to the Outer Banks with 10 of my cousins. I devoured Roald Dahl’s Matilda while my brother conquered Ninja Turtles on his Gameboy. But our main pastime was gathering with our
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Remembering Pope Saint John Paul II’s visit to Denver for World Youth Day 1993

“I came that they might have life, and have it to the full.” –John 10: 10Theme for World Youth Day, Denver 1993 Photo: Helen H. Richardson/ Denver Post“Imagine Woodstock with all of the good and none of the bad… It was an event of more than 100,000 young people that changed
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Father Klein, 80, longtime hospital chaplain, dies

Father Charles R. Klein served for 25 years as chaplain of what is now MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore.
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‘Wake-up call’ : Sellinger takes up new role as chancellor of schools

James B. Sellinger says a heart attack while working as an IBM executive was his “wake-up call.”
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A few laughs for National Tell a Joke Day Aug. 16

Here a few Catholic jokes you can share on National Tell a Joke Day.
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