TACOMA – Dedicating a house built in honor of Pope Francis seemed a fitting finale to his Jubilee Year of Mercy.
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I was startled a few weeks ago when familiar feelings of grief surfaced. It was evening, mid-October, and there was a sadness I hadn't felt for a while.
In 2011, a book by a young writer, Bieke Vandekerckhove, won the Spiritual Book of the Year award in her native Belgium. Entitled “The Taste of Silence,” the book chronicles her struggles after being diagnosed at age 19 with ALS, commonly called Lou Gehrig’s disease, a degenerative neurological condition that always results in a massive debilitation of one’s body and…
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"October 31, 1517: Martin Luther and the Day That Changed the World" by Martin Marty. Paraclete Press (Orleans, Massachusetts, 2016). 114 pp., $19.99.