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Spiritual guides keep us connected to God’s grace

An appreciation for "the givenness of life" helps people thrive in their daily existence. The world around them needs this appreciation too. But what is...

Vatican I anniversary points to Vatican II connection

Doesn't every ecumenical council of the church, drawing bishops together from around the world, begin and conclude on definite dates? Yes, but no. When,...

Blessed Pius IX, “Pio Nono,” pope of the First Vatican Council

An eminent passenger departed at night from Rome's Quirinal Palace Nov. 24, 1848, unrecognizable as his carriage proceeded. He resembled any mid-19th-century Italian country...

Find angels in Scripture — and everyday life

"In my old age 'angels,' as I call them, have come to me," a 95-year-old woman named Erminia told Pope Francis during his March...

Pope Francis: Viewing leadership in action

"Look at this one!" During an in-flight press conference while returning to Rome after a one-day, April 2016 visit to the Moria refugee camp on...

The curious ways of divine providence

What does God do the whole day long? Sure, it's a mystery. But God hardly is sleeping, resting far from the complex, often painful...

The roles love and justice play in the economy

A sense of calamity loomed around the world just 10 years ago as people witnessed the fallout of the 21st-century's Great Recession, whether in...

Spiritual ways to accompany hurting people

It ranks among life's biggest temptations. Confronted by a highly difficult, ongoing life situation that feels overwhelming, a call to surrender hope begins to...

Amazed by human dignity

The world makes its way, for better or worse, into our still-young, new millennium. But time flies! Nearly 20 years of this millennium's first...

Series on the Mass: Ancient creed’s contemporary impact

Do I know what I truly believe? I hope so. For what people believe shapes their thinking and decisions, especially in key, consequential moments. Were...

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