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May 5, 2013

A look at Pope Francis' first six weeks as pontiff

A look at Pope Francis' first six weeks as pontiff We focus on the new pontiff, and his vision for the Church

Challenges abound for Catholics hoping to boost traditional marriage

Challenges abound for Catholics hoping to boost traditional marriage Economic incentives, linking unions to the creation of children key to turning around ...

Church ministries counter stigma of suicide

Church ministries counter stigma of suicide With a growing understanding of the mental illness often behind suicide, the Church ...

Editorial: Lessons from Boston

Editorial: Lessons from Boston This was the year the mob went digital, illustrating the threats to reputations and ...

Fresco depicts key event in story of Pope Francis' beloved namesake

Fresco depicts key event in story of Pope Francis' beloved namesake Famous Assisi image of Francis holding up basilica reminds us of link between the ...

Interesting times

Interesting times Pope Francis’ life experience informs his approach to New Evangelization; what that ...

Learn more about the Marian image loved by Pope Francis

Learn more about the Marian image loved by Pope Francis Our Lady Undoer of Knots depicts the New Eve untying the disobedience of the Old Eve

New Evangelization

New Evangelization The phrase means understanding how to act and communicate in new ways to share the Faith

Opening the Word: On the Holy Spirit

Opening the Word: On the Holy Spirit Apostles’ authority to teach, govern, forgive sins came from the third person of the ...

Letters to the Editor for May 5, 2013 Hydraulic fracturing, poverty, economy, and marriage

Pontiff envisions Church that reaches out to peripheries

Pontiff envisions Church that reaches out to peripheries Key themes likely to include personal encounter with Christ, option for poor, ...

Pope affirms commitment to ecumenical, interfaith outreach

Pope affirms commitment to ecumenical, interfaith outreach Pontiff’s early actions signal his desire to continue the efforts that his ...

Pope Francis and the future of the Church Take an in-depth look at the new pontiff and see where he will lead Catholics during ...

Pope Francis identifies three key elements of papacy

Pope Francis identifies three key elements of papacy Caring for poor, working for peace and protecting creation have been highlighted from ...

Pope Francis' take on 'the religious sense'

Pope Francis' take on 'the religious sense' Pontiff recognizes threat secularism poses to asking fundamental questions about our ...

Pope Francis: Agent of change or continuity?

Pope Francis: Agent of change or continuity? ‘Progressive’ and traditionalist Catholics alike have been unsettled by our ...

Release of files is latest chapter in clergy abuse crisis Soon-to-be-published audit report shows just six credible abuse allegations in 2012, ...

Tale of Two Koreas

Tale of Two Koreas Faith has flourished in the South, while the North’s repressive regime remains hostile ...

The butterfly effect of Pope Francis

The butterfly effect of Pope Francis With his simple approach to faith, the pontiff may succeed in capturing young people’s ...

The remarkable life of Dorothy Day

The remarkable life of Dorothy Day She has been called ‘a saint for our time’ — here is the story behind the writer, ...

Three pontiffs in continuity

Three pontiffs in continuity Popes John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis modeled three different ways of following ...

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