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Pope Francis phones family of slain U.S. journalist James Foley

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Mass for peace in Iraq and the Middle East held at St. Mark Church

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Father Joseph Kelleher passes away

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Our Lady of Grace Parish opens larger school building

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Deacon James H. Toner: Don't follow your conscience

Deacon James H. Toner: Don't follow your conscience

"The worst thing in the world is not sin; it is the denial of sin by a false conscience." — Servant of God Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen"
Don't follow your conscience"? Isn't that about as "unCatholic" as anyone can get? After all, it...

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Fred Gallagher: A letter to our last one off to college

Fred Gallagher: A letter to our last one off to college

Dear Son, Your mother and I have done this before but you're the last one to leave, and that means the nest will be empty. We are not the kind to jump for joy when we finally have the house to ourselves. We are the kind to mourn the empty rooms....

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Joseph McCullough: Harboring the children

Joseph McCullough: Harboring the children

In Washington, D.C., and all along the U.S.-Mexico border a passionate debate rages concerning the plight of unaccompanied child migrants who are flooding into our country. What in past years was a small but steady stream of refugees escaping...

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SJN parishioner uses personal experiences, photography to publish book of prayers

SJN parishioner uses personal experiences, photography to publish book of prayers

CHARLOTTE — A new series of visually appealing e-books written by a St. John Neumann parishioner aims at guiding and enhancing your prayer life. Louis Smith Jr. just published a series of e-books in June called, "Walking Toward God: Prayers...

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Film 'Mary of Nazareth' now available for parish, school screenings

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Viewing the movie "Mary of Nazareth" at a parish or school screening will enable Catholics to have a greater and a more profound understanding of the mother of God, said Anthony Ryan, director of sales and marketing for...

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Story line of new film revolves around priest-hero, challenges he faces

Story line of new film revolves around priest-hero, challenges he faces

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Director John Michael McDonagh and actor Brendan Gleeson challenged each other. Gleeson had just completed acting a lead role in McDonagh's first feature film, "The Guard." McDonagh challenged Gleeson, "If I write a script...

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