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August 11, 2015

Pope Francis to speak from lectern Lincoln used for Gettysburg Address

A lectern with a distinguished past is about to have a distinguished future.
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Sloth will be the downfall of abortion

Irony or ironies, it will be sloth – that crippling disease of the will – that will overturn abortion in our lifetime.
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Baseball, the Mass and Catholic culture

A coach congratulates a player during a Catholic baseball camp in 2014 at Russell Sports Complex in Kent, Wash.  (CNS photo/Stephen Brashear)A few years ago, a family friend from France visited us for a few days, and in an effort to expose him to American culture, we took him to
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Forgiveness at heart of healing after Ferguson violence, says archbishop

St. Louis archbishop preaches forgiveness on anniversary of Michael Brown death.
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Author explores how art, architecture lead us to prayer

Art is a gift that springs from life, and thus, according to the author, is a form of giving one’s life for others.
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Archbishop Lori says Knights’ founder drew principles from ‘heart of Gospel’

Archbishop Lori celebrated the closing Mass for the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention in Philadelphia.
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To Target: Forget sorting by gender. Here’s how you should label toys.

Dear Target,I hear you’re taking down signs that indicate which toys and bedding are for boys and girls. I never even noticed they were labeled—and I’m sure my children haven’t either.Our sons would walk through fire or save pocket change for months to get the Toy of Their Dreams. No pink sign
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