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In a lengthy interview with an Italian Jesuit publication, Pope Francis has said the Church must avoid locking itself up in "small-minded rules" and must focus on the essentials of faith so it does not lose "the freshness and fragrance of the Gospel."
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Hospitality is the core of music ministry, says Dan Schutte, the renowned American composer of Catholic liturgical music. "It's all about paying attention to the people and what they need."
VATICAN CITY – In a letter to an atheist Italian mathematician, retired Pope Benedict XVI defended his own handling of allegations of the sexual abuse of minors by clergy and politely criticized the logician's total reliance on scientific facts for meaning.
A century ago, in 1913, Holy Rosary Parish was built to serve the spiritual needs of Polish families coming to Edmonton.
The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) urges character formation both at home and in the schools to combat bullying.
SAINTE-ADÈLE, QUE. – Canada's Catholic bishops have responded to Pope Francis' call to minister to those on the periphery of society, while making efforts to ensure the Church herself is not marginalized.
The race to elect a new board of trustees for the Edmonton Catholic School Division is on with 18 candidates vying for seven seats in the Oct. 21 municipal election.
For people with an appetite for God who lack time in their day-to-day lives, Father John Bartunek's digital retreats might be the fast food of formation they need.
While diplomats shuffle between Geneva, Moscow and Washington, their plans to place Syria's chemical weapons under international control are having no impact on the war of attrition Syrians are fighting with rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, tanks and bombing raids.
Don't be on the road all the time, aloof or deaf to people's needs; be simple, loving and always close by, just like a spouse would be for his wife, Pope Francis told new bishops.