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Puerto Rico: ‘An unprecedented level of need’

Catholic News Service was the first major Catholic news organization to send a photographer and a reporter to tour the island and document the efforts of the church and other organizations to help many of the people far from the capital of San Juan. Continue reading ?

Historic Tomb of Michelangelo and altarpiece in dire need of repairs

By Matthew Fowler ROME (CNS) — The historic tomb of Michelangelo and the Buonarroti family altarpiece in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence are in dire need of cleaning and restoration due to sustained damage over the past 50 … Continue reading ?

A look back at the Legion of Decency

By Mark Pattison and Julie Asher WASHINGTON (CNS) — It’s summertime and the movies are plentiful. As everyone knows the summer movie season is a big one for Hollywood, and when it comes to a close, it is followed closely … Continue reading ?

Jamboree called ‘life-changing event’ for youths, adults

Here’s a dispatch from Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia sent earlier this week by Msgr. John B. Brady from the national Scout jamboree, which closed today. A retired priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, he became … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 23, 2017

July 23, Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time       Cycle A. Readings:      1) Wisdom 12:13, 16-19      Psalm 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16      2) Romans 8:26-27      Gospel: Matthew 13:24-33   By Sharon K. Perkins Catholic News … Continue reading ?

John C. Quinn tended to the ‘least of these’ in U.S. newsrooms

WASHINGTON (CNS) – I’m convinced that around the country, and perhaps the world, there are many letters similar to the one I received in the mail some 18 years ago. It was written by hand and it ended with a … Continue reading ?

Some cheese with your ‘whine’: Pope ‘establishes’ complaint-free zone

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis left a not-so-subtle message outside his office in the Domus Sanctae Marthae residence: anyone who is thinking of making a fuss, leave your whining at the door. … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 16, 2017

  July 16, Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Isaiah 55:10-11       Psalm 65:10-14       2) Romans 8:18-23       Gospel: Matthew 13:1-23   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service It seems as though every time … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 9, 2017

The Scriptures this weekend contain a familiar, but difficult text. “Take my yoke upon you,” Jesus says. “For my yoke is easy and my burden light.” Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 2, 2017

July 2, Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time       Cycle A. Readings:       1) 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a       Psalm 89:2-3, 16-19       2) Romans 6:3-4, 8-11       Gospel: Matthew 10:37-42   By Beverly Corzine Catholic News Service One winter morning I awoke … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 25, 2017

June 25, Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time        Cycle A. Readings       1) Jeremiah 20:10-13       Psalm 69:8-10, 14, 17, 33-35       2) Romans 5:12-15       Gospel: Matthew 10:26-33   By Beverly Corzine Catholic News Service By mid-June, school vacation … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 18, 2017

  June 18, Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a       Psalm 147:12-15, 19-20       2) 1 Corinthians 10:16-17       Gospel: John 6:51-58   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 11, 2017

June 11, Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9       Psalm: Daniel 3:52-56       2) 2 Corinthians 13:11-13       Gospel: John 3:16-18   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service Years ago I … Continue reading ?

Guest column: How are your technological ‘practices’ affecting your memory and imagination?

By Brett Robinson Catholic News Service As a father of four, I am familiar with practice. There’s hockey practice, piano practice and lots of practicing patience. My kids are learning what a C-sharp sounds like and how to track the … Continue reading ?

Guest column: I didn’t sign up for this. Or did I?

By Laura Kelly Fanucci Catholic News Service Stripping soaked sheets off a child’s bed for the third night in a row. Scrubbing vomit out of a car seat. Listening to a bedroom door slam with an angry “I hate you!” … Continue reading ...

REWIND: Pope Francis on God as our Father

Here’s what you missed from Pope Francis’ weekly general audience this morning: #PopeFrancis greeting pilgrims and kissing babies at the #generalaudience — Catholic News Svc (@CatholicNewsSvc) June 7, 2017 The heat doesn't sit well with everybody… #generalaudience — … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 4, 2017

June 4, Pentecost Sunday       Cycle A. Readings:      1) Acts 2:1-11       Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34       2) 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13       Gospel: John 20:19-23 By Dan Luby Catholic News Service Tornado season is part of the … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 28, 2017

I've had the privilege of being present when two of my nephews were commissioned as Marine officers. They had been through months of rigorous academic, physical and leadership training, and it was a proud moment for their parents when the new officers, resplendent in their "dress blues," received their second-lieutenant pins. Continue reading ?

Protecting children: Don’t let dedication deplete reserves of compassion

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Fourteenth in a series) ROME — To have compassion means to suffer with another. It is a trait we as Christians seek to live out every day. Many of us labor, personally and professionally, … Continue reading ?

REWIND: Busy morning at the Vatican

While much of America was still sleeping, Pope Francis welcomed Donald Trump to the Vatican, then led his usual Wednesday general audience in St. Peter’s Square. Here’s some of what you missed. Sun rising here at the Vatican. Security high … Continue reading ?

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