October 5, 2015

The dignity of every person

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress as Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Speaker of the House John Boehner look on in the House of Representatives Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/James Lawler Duggan, Reuters)Pope Francis in his address to Congress
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Pope says synod is not parliament, but place to listen to Holy Spirit

The world Synod of Bishops on the family is not a parliament, Pope Francis said, but it must be a place of prayer.
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‘Unite suffering’ with those grieving, archbishop tells Oregon Catholics

St. Joseph Parish in Roseburg hosted an emotional Mass the evening of Oct. 1 for 10 people who died in a shooting that morning.
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Sylvia ‘Cookie’ Harris honored with Culture of Life medal

Archbishop William E. Lori posthumously honored Sylvia "Cookie" Harris with the archdiocesan Culture of Life medal Oct. 4.
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Reflections from the road: Feet for Francis Day 2

The Knights of Columbus from St. Ignatius Hickory provide a fine roadside lunch. (CR Staff/Paul McMullen)“Thank the chicken.”“Thank the farmer who grew the grain that fed the chicken.”“Thank the truck driver who… “Paula Tiller used those words and more to slow me Sept. 21 at the Route 1 parking
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