February 11, 2019

When you throw a pig party for Chinese New Year

When we first started celebrating the Chinese New Year, we put a plastic toy tiger on a cake, sliced the cake with a few cousins, and called it a party.
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Internet, online porn seen as enabling sexual exploitation of children

The internet facilitates sexual exploitation, a category of child abuse, according to experts in this field interviewed by Catholic News Service.
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Weeklong observance in U.S. celebrates ‘beauty and gift of marriage’

National Marriage Week USA and World Marriage Day are opportunities for "building a culture of life and love that begins with promoting and defending marriage and the family," said Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia.
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French order, acknowledging abuse by founder, clarifies pope’s remarks

The leaders of three branches of the French religious Community of St. John insist their order has enacted strong protections against clerical sexual abuse, including the abuse of its nuns by its priests and brothers.
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Cardinal warns against being silent, in error about Catholic faith

To keep silent about the truths of the Catholic faith or to teach the contrary is a form of religious deception that comes from the anti-Christ, said Cardinal Gerhard Muller.
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