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Faith Your Take
Our readersSeptember 21, 2017
"We have a priest who makes everyone feel welcome, says Mass with great reverence and gives meaningful homilies"
Pope Francis, seen here at St. Peter's Square in the Vatican on June 28, has announced two significant reforms in recent weeks by releasing statements motu proprio. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Explainer
Michael J. O’LoughlinSeptember 21, 2017
When a pope issues a document “motu proprio,” it means he does so by his own motivation, and it can mean a significant change to church law.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherSeptember 21, 2017
Everybody feels like they’re no good at least some of the time. Everybody feels, at some point, like no one is listening. But in Christ, everything good, true and beautiful is worth expressing, even if no one seems to hear.
Faith News
"We often hear faithful Catholics who see mercy at work and ask, 'Why?'"
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Faith Faith in Focus
Tom SmithSeptember 21, 2017
I no longer say she committed suicide, because she did not commit a sin or a crime.
Pope Francis leaves his general audience
Faith News
Pope Francis promised "zero tolerance" in his remarks to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.