December 19, 2019

Set aside indifference, fear in order to build peace, pope tells diplomats

Peace requires setting aside indifference and fear so that a feeling of mutual respect may grow and flourish, Pope Francis told diplomats.
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NDP joins School Sisters of Notre Dame in nudging shoppers to help environment

Amid the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping outside a Giant food store in North Baltimore Dec. 7, a small group of School Sisters of Notre Dame joined teachers and students from Notre Dame Preparatory School in gently nudging shoppers to protect the environment.
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Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Although it feels less substantive than the previous chapter, "The Rise of Skywalker" certainly has spectacle to spare as well as some touching moments.
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Movie Review: ‘A Hidden Life’

In the luminous, though deliberately paced, drama "A Hidden Life" paints a striking and memorable portrait of Franz Jagerstatter, one that will be especially prized by believing viewers.
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Church changes course to maintain moral guide on film in shifting culture

The movies in the middle of the 20th century began to mirror a society in the United States that was grappling with the sexual revolution and racial tensions, presenting challenges to the U.S. bishops' Catholic film office.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Thursday, 3rd Week of Advent; “Zechariah’s Advent”

If we step back for a moment, we might wonder if it were fair that Zechariah would lose his powers of speech and hearing simply because he entered a very reasonable doubt, a healthy skepticism.
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