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Ricardo da Silva, S.J., is an associate editor at America Media.
Sister Helen Prejean, a Sister of the congregation of St. Joseph.
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‘Hope is an active verb. You don’t have hope if you just stand on the sidelines.’
FaithAdvent Reflections
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A Reflection for the Fourth Monday of Advent
FaithExplainer
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Pope Francis has held up the Congolese liturgy as a model for similarly inculturated rites in other parts of the Catholic world.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, is pictured in a Feb. 24, 2014, photo. An inquiry into the Catholic Church in England and Wales released Nov. 10, 2020, criticized Cardinal Nichols and the Vatican for failing to show compassion or leadership in the fight against child abuse. (CNS photo/Max Rossi, Reuters)
FaithDispatches
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After the latest report on the abuse of children by clergy and other in the Catholic Church in England and Wales, survivors are tired of promises and expressions of sorrow. They want structural reform.
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The Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick is an indictment of institutional knowledge and decision-making in the Catholic Church.
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For Black, brown and poor students in-person schooling is an essential service.
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A week out from the U.S. Election, Joe Biden turned to Pope Francis’ latest encyclical for inspiration in a brief address given in Warm Springs, Ga.
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“It definitely will save lives, especially in countries where there is active persecution of L.G.B.T.Q. people.”
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Evo Morales said Pope Francis called him to congratulate him on his party’s win after exit polls showed that the former Bolivian president’s top pick, Luis Arce, would win the general election.
Pilgrims hold candles and pray while maintaining social distancing at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal Oct. 12, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Pedro Nunes, Reuters)
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Catholic women theologians said that they were tired of hearing words promoting women in the church without accompanying actions that place women in the clear leadership roles.