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March 27, 2011

Confession testimonials OSV recently asked readers to describe a positive experience of confession. Here are ...

Conscience threatened on health, sexuality issues Advocates are fighting back against recent hits on protections against abortion, ...

Culture Briefs for March 27, 2011

Editorial: Is the Sacrament of Penance obsolete? Hardly "'How long since your last confession?' I'll ask, only to see the cheeks turn red."

Opening the Word: Gift of purification

Opening the Word: Gift of purification Just like the Samaritan woman at the well, we can be transformed through our ...

A spirited controversy

A spirited controversy Tussling over the words used in Mass is nothing new; how one saint 1,000 years ago ...

Japan and reflections on spiritual disaster preparedness

Japan and reflections on spiritual disaster preparedness Geologists say that Japan’s massive earthquake shifted the Asian nation 13 feet closer ...

Letters to the Editor for March 27, 2011 Live Action, Planned Parenthood, evangelization, Andrew Cuomo, and lenten traditions

Philadelphia clergy sex abuse scandal raises national questions Is the U.S. bishops’ Dallas Charter on clerical sex abuse working like it is supposed ...

Rediscovering the riches of reconciliation

Rediscovering the riches of reconciliation Too many people are overlooking the manifold benefits of Sacrament of Penance — ...

A journey's soundtrack

A journey's soundtrack Plugging along on an endless interstate, thinking about an older brother who is missed ...

The freedom to obey

The freedom to obey True obedience isn’t just about following a set of rules, rather, it is a choice that ...

Blessing sick child

Blessing sick child Useful little tome titled ‘Pastoral Care of the Sick’ offers guidelines for prayers ...

Catholic identity of Church relief groups debated As some critique Church charities as becoming too secular, new group twins ...

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