January 9, 2019

Finding Jesus in the hospital

There’s no sign that says, “Jesus,” with an arrow.
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Catholic groups and others rail against Trump border ‘crisis’ speech

No sooner had President Donald Trump finished his Jan. 8 nine-minute speech, his first such event televised in prime time from the Oval Office, about what he called a "crisis" at the border, than Catholic groups and others began tearing apart his arguments.
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Movie Review: ‘On the Basis of Sex’

Moral courage does, of course, prevail, and the film is an unapologetically heroic narrative correct in its historical details even when the dialogue lurches into wooden cliches, lacking only a college fight song to pump up emotion at its conclusion.
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Major relic of St. John Vianney returning to Archdiocese of Baltimore for veneration

At a time of unrest in the Catholic Church and the nation, several priests in the Archdiocese of Baltimore said they hope the upcoming visit of a major relic of a 19th-century priest known for his holiness will inspire genuine change.
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Opus Dei settles sexual misconduct claim against prominent U.S. priest

Opus Dei, a well-known international Catholic organization, paid $977,000 to settle a sexual misconduct claim in 2005 against a one-time high-profile priest in the nation's capital.
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