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August 17, 2015

Mary’s assumption shows life’s aim is to be with God, pope says

Mary’s assumption into heaven and, in fact, her entire life show believers the great things that God has in store for them, Pope Francis said.
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Movie Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’

The proper limits of free speech and the appropriate use of violence are topics raised in the striking dramatization “Straight Outta Compton”.
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Catholics among initial responders to those injured in Tianjin blast

The morning after the industrial blast in Tianjin, China, the Tianjin Diocesan Social Service Center helped line up 60 volunteers.
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Benefits of toddler adoption: Why I’m so happy we adopted our children as toddlers

 On Aug. 22, 2011, my husband and I stood in an office in Guangzhou, China, as our younger son was placed in our arms. He was hot, tired, absolutely precious, and 20 months old.When we adopted his big brother two years earlier, he had just turned 2.I often hear couples
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