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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...

Series on the Mass: Not a spectator event

Part 1a of a continuing series by Catholic News Service The action on the field during a particularly exciting football game often locks spectators in...

Emmanuel: The name sums up the Christmas message

We know what kind of person the infant Jesus born on the first Christmas would be in adult life: someone known for drawing near...

A canonization’s focus on legacy and holiness

The gunman who fired the shot in El Salvador March 24, 1980, that killed San Salvador's revered Archbishop Oscar Romero while he celebrated Mass...

Keeping the poor in clear view

Lazarus, a destitute man, is a central character in one of Jesus' best-known parables (Lk 16:19-31). The poor man's name reveals a great deal...

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