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August 25, 2020
August 25, 2020
When someone we love dies, it gives us an instantaneous and stark reminder of what mortality actually means – for us and for our loved ones. Reading Norman Lebrecht’s book, Why Mahler? when on holiday last week, it was hard to reconstruct the composer’s grief at the harrowing death of his young daughter from diphtheria
August 25, 2020
The first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte featured prayers from a cardinal, appeals to religious freedom and school choice, and condemnations of abortion and assisted suicide
August 25, 2020
A retired colonel in the US Army, Sr Deirdre “Dede” Byrne has served overseas as a soldier and a missionary
August 25, 2020
The uncle of Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old shot seven times in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has urged protestors to “let your faith lead the way” as they took to the streets for the second night.
August 25, 2020
Last week, the news broke that Father Matthew Hood of the Archdiocese of Detroit had this summer learned that he was not validly baptized— despite believing that he had been ordained a priest in 2017.
August 25, 2020
Have you visited your Mother lately?
August 25, 2020
The German Bishops' Conference has said it will accept the Vatican's invitation to discuss the new instruction on parishes at a meeting in Rome
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