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October 21, 2012

Bishops emeriti keep busy in their retirement Meet six prelates who are still in love with and active in serving the Church.

Opening the Word: Blessing of humility

Opening the Word: Blessing of humility Just as the disciples had to learn to fix their eyes on Christ and not on glory, we ...

Candidates downplay faith on campaign trail Even with historic run of first Mormon presidential contender, religion has not been a ...

Catholic voices on the election

Catholic voices on the election With explosion of new media, Catholics can cover battle for America’s leadership in ...

Church-State relationship tenses in France French Socialists press ahead with plans to legalize same-sex marriage and strengthen ...

Editorial: Vocations — a lifetime of service There is something powerfully affirming in the fact that the vast majority of priests ...

Eucharist by intinction

Eucharist by intinction Though not a common practice in most American parishes, intinction is permitted for ...

Even in retirement, priests retain roles as shepherds Many are happy to be serving in ministry without the added burden of administrative ...

Faithful citizenship

Faithful citizenship Remembering to ground politics in faith, rather than faith in politics, can be a struggle

New EWTN series promotes traditional family ‘Authentically Free at Last’ shares why God’s original plan for marriage is the best

Old, heavy baggage

Old, heavy baggage Sixteenth-century battle is just one episode that has shaped Christian-Muslim relations

Interviewing older priests, bishops and religious enriching

Letters to the Editor for October 21, 2012 OSV centennial, economy, same-sex marriage, and religious liberty

Portraits of dedication Bishop, priests and religious who have lived out their devotion to Christ through ...

Presidential contenders urged to remember 'the least of these' Videos and party platforms aside, Obama and Romney have said little how they’d reduce ...

Reflecting on 10 years of the luminous mysteries How the five mysteries of light have made an impact on Catholic piety

Religious population aging, but many stay productive By 2019, retired religious to outnumber wage-earning religious by four to one.

Seeking truth in the struggle with sin

Seeking truth in the struggle with sin It can be easy to ignore sins we consider small, but the effects are damaging and ...

Strong leadership creates lasting ministries A bishop, a brother, a priest and a sister reflect on their long years of service to ...

Two women are America's newest saints

Two women are America's newest saints Kateri Tekakwitha and Mother Marianne Cope are among seven holy people being canonized ...

Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si'

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