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Basic Catholic teaching brings often-divided ministries together

Basic Catholic teaching brings often-divided ministries together

Parish life, justice and peace advocates met in Seattle Sept. 24 for briefings on the issues to protect the unborn, the poor, the marginalized and those at the end of life.  

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A long-suffering servant gets his due

A long-suffering servant gets his due

When Pope Francis on Oct. 19 formally declared Pope Paul VI “Blessed,” the event recalled a painful period in church history together with the long-suffering servant-pope who stood at the helm when the storm was at its worst.

Russell Shaw

Lifestyle

Book will thrill readers with unique plot, spiritual message 

Book will thrill readers with unique plot, spiritual message 

"The Rising" by Robert Ovies. Ignatius Press (San Francisco, 2014). 307 pp., $19.95. "The Rising" has all the makings of a fast-paced novel that will thrill readers with its relatable characters, unique plot, spiritual message and nicely crafted ending.