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April 27, 2014

From Pope to Saint

From Pope to Saint Dynamic slideshow featuring the stories in our papal canonizations special section

Ways to keep the Faith: A checklist for the Easter season

Ways to keep the Faith: A checklist for the Easter season It should be eight weeks of continuous celebration and joy

Millions of Catholics ‘uncounted’ in the U.S.

Millions of Catholics ‘uncounted’ in the U.S. Report: Church population is 51 percent larger than estimates show due to unregistered ...

Aiding imprisoned immigrants a joy, challenge

Aiding imprisoned immigrants a joy, challenge Volunteers, catechesis materials needed to help strengthen faith of illegals detained ...

Stay strong: Don’t abandon progress made during Lent

Stay strong: Don’t abandon progress made during Lent After receiving a spiritual boost from Lent, Easter season is an opportunity to keep ...

The Legacy of St. John XXIII

The Legacy of St. John XXIII Believed by many to be a “caretaker pope,” John XXIII surprised many when he announced ...

Cut from the same cloth

Cut from the same cloth From their upbringing to teachings on peace and human rights, John XXIII and John Paul ...

Saints’ teachings shaped the modern Church

Saints’ teachings shaped the modern Church Each authored volumes of important encyclicals, exhortations and letters during their ...

Beloved popes inspired generations

Beloved popes inspired generations Pastoral approaches by John XXIII and John Paul II touched hearts of many future priests

Brother attributes healing to St. John Paul II

Brother attributes healing to St. John Paul II The disappearance of cancer in New Jersey teacher was considered for Holy Father’s ...

St. John Paul II helped bring back traditions after Vatican II

St. John Paul II helped bring back traditions after Vatican II Holy Father pushed for restoration of Latin Mass, praying the Rosary and many other ...

Opening the Word: Imitate Christ’s mercy

Opening the Word: Imitate Christ’s mercy On this Second Sunday of Easter, we are called to love with the heart of God ...

In canonizations, focus on lives of the saints

In canonizations, focus on lives of the saints The public ceremonies are great and deserved, but we need to see that living holy ...

Bible’s take on slavery

Bible’s take on slavery Saying Scripture approved the practice is wrong, as is using the issue to diminish its ...

New saint, new friend

New saint, new friend The popularity of John Paul II shouldn’t take away from the inspirational life and ...

A house divided

A house divided While the Church is firm on same-sex marriage, many who fill its pews are rejecting ...

Letters to the Editor for April 27, 2014 Climate change, prison ministry, abortions, and Catholic shrines

Editorial: The mercy popes

Editorial: The mercy popes As the Church welcomes two new saints, we have the opportunity to reflect on what it ...

The Legacy of St. John Paul II

The Legacy of St. John Paul II In his 26-year papacy, John Paul II touched many hearts with his writings, his ...

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