Unprecedented flooding around the world drew the attention of Pope Francis during his last general audience of 2015 in Rome on Dec. 30. Noting several rain-driven crises, he said, “I invite everyone to pray for the victims of the calamities which in these days have befallen the United States,
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The bishops of the United States were “gravely disappointed” that the 2016 omnibus funding bill, passed on Dec. 18, did not include the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act. Without the measure, according to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic institutions that provide health ca
The broad context for Ezra rsquo s reading of the Law of Moses to the people ldquo before the Water Gate rdquo is the return from the exile in Babylon and the reconstruction of the religious life of the people of Israel This reconstruction included rebuilding the Temple but also rebuilding the kn