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His stories often exploit the logical but worst possible outcomes of his characters’ spiraling depravity or despair. But Schrader’s faith always informs even his most profane films.
Teilhard’s eucharistic vision have moved many readers, including Paul VI, John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
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A Reflection for the Ascension of the Lord, by Michael R. Simone, S.J.
When Christ entered heaven, he took something with him: a human nature forged by the story of our striving and suffering. When Christ became man, God entered human history. When Christ returned to his Father, human history entered God.
A screenshot of a TikTok video of Denise, who plays heaven's receptionist, dressed in a bathrobe
Some of Ms. Smith’s posts get upward of 500,000 likes, including many people sharing about friends or family whom they have lost.
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’The air was still. The silence felt like a cloak enfolding the room.‘
Members of the leadership team of Caritas Internationalis, elected during the organization's general assembly, meet reporters at the Vatican press office May 16, 2023. From left are: Patrick Debucquois, treasurer; Kirsty Robertson, vice president; Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi of Tokyo; and Alistair Dutton, secretary-general. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)
Caritas Internationalis held its general assembly in Rome last week and elected a new leadership team to coordinate its work in more than 200 countries.
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In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis uses St. Francis Xavier as an example of missionary zeal who spread the Gospel to people who had never heard it before.
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All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go and make disciples of all nations. (Mt 28:16-20)

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Reflection for the Sixth Wednesday of Easter, by Kaya Oakes