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Pope calls for dialogue with non-believers

Pope Francis

September 23, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Writing in one of Italy's major secular newspapers, Pope Francis called for a "sincere and rigorous dialogue" between the Church and nonbelievers as an "intimate and indispensable expression" of Christian love.

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Priests' trip to Grand Canyon opened hearts

Fr. Ignacio Llorente and Fr. Lucas Laborde

September 23, 2013
ED LANGLOIS
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Four young priests serving in Oregon set out this summer for an adventure. It turned out to be an exploit, for sure, but not the one they expected.

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Car for a pope

September 23, 2013

Pope Francis walks outside to accept a gift of a 1984 Renault at the Vatican Sept. 7.

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Angels a testament to porous line between material, spiritual

WCR Logo

September 23, 2013

Our relationship with angels is one of the clearest signs of the mentality with which we live. At one time, everyone saw the world as shot through with mystery. The line between the material and the spiritual was porous and few questioned that God, the saints and angels frequently affected our lives and our world.

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Painful loss of roots helps us appreciate unchanging truths

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

September 23, 2013

Home is where we start from." T.S. Eliot wrote that and it describes an experience that can be felt both as a freedom and as a heartache. I cite my own case:

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Put the cross front and centre in your life

John Connelly

September 23, 2013
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 6, 2013

There is a longing in us all to know the reason for our existence. This longing drives us human beings to search far and wide. We search for answers, for meaning, for purpose. Yet we often get the answer wrong.

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Why did Jesus descend into hell?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

September 23, 2013

In the Apostles Creed, why do we say that Jesus descended into hell? Why would he go to hell?

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Our Church needs to be re-evangelized

September 23, 2013

There is no shortage of priests in the Catholic Church today. Throughout the 2,000-year history of the Catholic Church, there have never been as many priests as today.

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Where are the youth, adults, future priests?

September 23, 2013

Sometimes when I read the WCR and the messages of Pope Francis, I sense a tremendous disconnect. Pope Francis sees it. Very few in the Church do.

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Listen to the pope before you vote

September 23, 2013

With municipal elections on Oct. 21, it is not premature to consider our choices.

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