November 30, 2016

Pope meets Martin Scorsese after director screens ‘Silence’ for Jesuits

The morning after screening his film, "Silence," for about 300 Jesuits, the U.S. director Martin Scorsese had a private audience with Pope Francis.
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Advancing the freedom to serve

In the wake of the national elections, Catholic News Service is posting a series of columns from leading archbishops on key issues facing the church and the new Trump administration.
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Making the Grade

Making the GradeIf you ask any teacher what they dislike the most about their job, I can practically guarantee you that the majority would say, “grading.” We’d rather be planning, or teaching, of course, rather than being strapped down to a gradebook, print, electronic, or otherwise.In math and science or
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Father Joseph Hughes reached out to the marginalized

Deacon Paul Shelton of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Baltimore died Nov. 25; he was 83.
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Four Candles: An Afternoon with Sam Kauffman

“Could you please be our candle lighter?” the lady with pale blonde hair before the altar asked.At first, I thought she was talking about the sixth grade boy before me, but then it was clear that she was looking right at me.The lady, who had just introduced herself to the
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