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By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service – The way Christians behave can either help and inspire others, or turn them away from ever following Jesus, Pope Francis said. “How many times we’ve heard in our neighbourhoods, ‘Oh that person over there always goes to church, but he badmouths everyone, skins them alive.’ What a bad [...]
From Mike Pothier, research coordinator: Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office Colleen Bentley (“Make law against trafficking real”, October 1) asks whether the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office (CPLO) has done any further work on human trafficking since it was addressed in a research paper in 2010.
Church leaders, especially in the higher levels of the hierarchy, have a particular responsibility to represent the Christian virtues of charity and honesty, especially in public.
Benedict Daswa was a son and friend to his mother. STUART GRAHAM travelled to Tzaneen diocese and spoke to his mother about the man who might become South Africa’s first saint, and to his friend about the details of the 1990 mob killing.
Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekdays Cycle Year 2 Sunday, October 26, 30th Sunday Exodus 22:20-26, Psalm 18:2-4, 47, 51, 1 Thessalonians 1:5-10, Matthew 22:34-40 Monday, October 27 Ephesians 4:32-5:8, Psalm 1:1-4, 6, Luke 13:10-17 Tuesday, October 28, Ss Simon and Jude Ephesians 2:19-22, Psalm 19:2-5, Luke 6:12-16 Wednesday, October 29 Ephesians 6:1-9 Psalm 145:10-14, [...]
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- Pope: Don’t be bad Christians, people may think atheism is better October 30, 2014
- Church Active in Anti-Trafficking Work October 30, 2014
- Lessons from a Cardinal’s Media Fiasco October 29, 2014
- Benedict: ‘My son and friend’ October 28, 2014
- Mass Readings – October 26 – November 2, 2014 October 27, 2014