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A Faith Shaken

I wasn’t abused by a priest, but I was betrayed. Now is the time
for voices to rise into a chorus of solidarity and rebuilding.

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Venerable Matt Talbot

 

Saint of the Day: Venerable Matt Talbot

Perhaps no one has done more to address the issue of alcoholism than Venerable Matt Talbot. An active alcoholic himself, he designed a program of support that has helped millions. Many are thankful.

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Catholic News Service

 

Christians Are Called to Serve, Not Use Others, Pope Francis Says

Christians who use others, rather than serve others, greatly harm the church, Pope Francis said.

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Minute Meditations

 

Minute Meditations:
Appreciate Where You Are

It seems almost against our nature to be happy where we are, and probably to a certain extent it is.

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Friars of the Future

 

What Does the Future Hold for the Franciscans?

Franciscan priests, sisters, and brothers have been an influential force in our Church and in our society for centuries, but their numbers are decreasing. What’s the future of the Franciscans?

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Border Bishops Address Different Kind of Crisis Involving Children

While the sex abuse crisis consumed the June meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore, prelates who work on the border, such as Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, have been facing a different crisis also involving children.

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Retired Pope Benedict XVI greets cardinals before a consistory for the creation of new cardinals in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo. Pope Benedict has released an article addressing the roots of the clerical sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church and how the church should respond now. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

 

No More Excuses, Please

The former pope’s letter on the sex-abuse crisis detracts from any progress the Church has made.

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