July 30, 2019

4 favorite lessons from St. Ignatius of Loyola

As we celebrate the feast day of St. Ignatius, here are some of my favorite lessons from the founder of the Society of Jesus.
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Hearts ‘heavy with sadness’ over shooting at festival, San Jose bishop says

GILROY, Calif. (CNS) — Hundreds gathered late July 29 at St. Mary’s Church for a bilingual prayer service, invited by Gilroy’s Catholic community “to come together and pray for all those affected by the senseless tragedy.” A day earlier, a gunman, later identified as 19-year-old Santino William Legan, fired on the crowd attending the final...
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Franciscan Center, FCA team on soccer camp to benefit those experiencing homelessness

The Franciscan Center partnered with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Calvert Hall College High School on a soccer clinic that benefited those experiencing homelessness July 27.
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Pope: Prostitution is ‘disgusting vice’ that tortures defenseless women

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Prostitution is a horrendous crime that reduces vulnerable women to tortured slaves who are at the mercy of their clients, Pope Francis said. All people of goodwill have a duty to help vulnerable women and other victims of human trafficking escape from forced sexual slavery, the pope wrote in a prologue...
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Archbishop among faith leaders asking president for help in building up Baltimore

Archbishop Lori and Bishop Madden were among 11 faith leaders who described President Trump's Tweets about Baltimore as "demeaning and beneath the dignity of a political leader."
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