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Tennessee bishop asks for prayers, relief help for victims of wildfires+

Officials have determined that at least 300 structures in Gatlinburg have been damaged or destroyed.

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The trouble with the ‘You-Go-Girl’ Culture+

It is not enough, in a word, to show women as intelligent, savvy, and good; you have to portray men as stupid, witless, and irresponsible.

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Civil Discourse and the Common Good+

This Advent season is a particularly appropriate time for all of us to give new thought and reflection on ... our own tendencies to use language that is argumentative, polarizing and demeaning of others.

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In final interview, Florence Henderson said Catholic faith was her foundation+

'I don't ever remember not praying. ... It was a natural part of our lives.'

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Advent is a time to go meet the Lord, pope says+

With the start of Advent people can reflect on how Christ's birth was about small things: a tiny stable, a small manger, a child born to a simple mother and father.

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For Cuban exiles, painful memories mix with relief at Castro’s death+

"May our holy Lady of Charity listen to her people and hasten for Cuba the hour of its reconciliation in truth, accompanied by freedom and justice."

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St. Agnes Medal honors service in parishes+

Click here for photos from the presentation and a list of recipients.

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Cardinal Dolan urges stronger effort to stop physician-assisted suicide+

Our inherent human dignity does not wane with the onset of illness or incapacity.

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‘Doctor Strange,’ scientism and the gnostic way station+

While Doctor Strange is far from a satisfying presentation of the spiritual order, it represents a significant step in the right direction.

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Vatican Letter: Holy doors close, but mission of mercy continues+

Preaching God's mercy has been a central focus of Pope Francis' ministry since his election in March 2013, and the closing of the Holy Door in St. Peter's Basilica Nov. 20 will not end that focus.

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