Iraqi abbot calls for action to ensure local Christians’ future+

The homes of Christians who have fled have been marked with the Arabic letter 'nun', standing for 'nusrani' – meaning Nazerene, or Christian. The homes have been confiscated for use by ISIS.

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Evangelii Gaudium 13+

'Both (the faithful) and their ordained ministers suffer because of homilies: the laity from having to listen to them and the clergy from having to preach them!'

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John Paul and Francis at Yad Vashem+

"Grant us the grace to be ashamed of what we men have done,"

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Bishop Murphy on Mid-East violence: We Must Unite in Prayer+

Designates October 4, the Feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, as a day of prayer and penance for peace in the Middle East.

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Gospel Reflection: The Weeds and the Wheat+

It just may be that our faults have some benefit. First, they keep us humble.

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Priests receive new diocesan appointments+

The following official appointments and announcements regarding priests' assignments have been made by Bishop William F. Murphy.

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Evangelii Gaudium 12+

12th in a series highlighting some of the points of Pope Francis Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.

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Religious Freedom and the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision+

A look at what the decision is all about and why it matters.

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Pope’s Page: Evangelii Gaudium 11+

Evangelization is the task of the Church and the people are both pilgrims and evangelizers.

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Working Document for marriage and family synod released+

While it presents the Church’s teaching on marriage and family faithfully and clearly, it does not hide the challenges that marriage and family face in today’s world.

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