Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity+

"Not only is the judgment on a person's holiness at stake here, but the credibility of the church itself."

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Look to Mary when feeling helpless, advise Poor Clares in New Orleans+

Giving the Poor Clares their built-in rhythm is the Liturgy of the Hours, which provides readings and prayers at various times of the day.

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Longing for Communion can be exercise in spiritual growth, Jesuit says+

"Fasting is a sacrifice, but it can be a moment for growth,"

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Sisters’ work during 1918 Spanish flu seen as model for crisis today+

"The sisters' quiet, determined selflessness is what is needed now, and what we will need more of in the weeks and months to come."

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Catholic nurses often only spiritual connection to hospitalized patients+

We are the hands and feet of Christ, ministering God's love and healing to our patients."

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Leap year’s extra day has a Catholic origin+

Without adjustment, the date of Easter would eventually drift into the summer.

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The dark side of memes: spreading untruths about religion+

Americans' knowledge of religion, of late, largely comes from social media, where the detrimental memes communicate erroneous ideas.

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Canonization is chance for campus groups to ‘reclaim’ name+

Newman centers, located on the campuses of many public universities, get their name and their role from the cardinal who died in 1890.

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Vatican Museums loan da Vinci work to NY museum for anniversary+

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci with a painting by the artist

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