August 8, 2019

On anniversary, Japan’s bishops renew hope for nuclear-free world

With the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, the bishops of Japan are renewing calls and prayers to build peace by abolishing nuclear weapons worldwide and promoting integral human development.
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Movie Review: ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

This otherwise benign drama about a man and his dog, adapted from the novel by Garth Stein, is marred by a treatment of reincarnation that prevents endorsement of it for impressionable viewers.
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Where’s our darn food!!??

We are Americans living in the top nation – a country to which immigrants have been flocking for several centuries, a country with too much, a country which wastes an unfathomable 50% of its food, cluelessly ruins much of its resources, and packages products using excessive amounts of plastic, styrofoam and cardboard.
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Supreme Knight Carl Anderson highlights Knights’ efforts worldwide

Five years after the Islamic State invaded northern Iraq and began systematically persecuting the country's Christians, the Knights of Columbus are continuing their work of supporting Iraqi parishes that are rebuilding, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson said in his annual report Aug. 6 at the Knights' 137th Supreme Convention in Minneapolis.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Memorial Mass; Knights of Columbus 137th Supreme Convention

As we invoke the saints and remember our beloved dead, today’s Scripture readings shed light on what we are about. At the heart of our unity with one another and with our beloved dead is Jesus Christ, the Risen Lord who broke down the barriers of sin that impede our union with God and one...
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