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Via Dolorosa Pilgrims Walk by Faith

For centuries Christian pilgrims have walked the Via Dolorosa — the Way of the Cross in Jerusalem. The route might not be historically accurate, but to pilgrims that is not imoportant. JUDITH SUDILOVSKY reports from the Via Dolorosa.

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We too Must Bear the Cross

Writing a column on social justice and peace offers me plenty of timely issues to choose from. And I always truly sense from God the exact issue he desires that I write on.

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Unholy political positions in the Holy Land

As the minds and hearts of Christians throughout the world focus on the suffering, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus, we naturally think of the Holy Land.

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Pope: Prayers, not gossip for Synod on Family

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service No matter how weary, wounded or sinful a family has become, the church will always do everything to try to help family members heal, convert and reconcile with the Lord, Pope Francis said.

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Church must speak up politically

From Fr Allan Moss OMI, Durban Not much is said by the Church in these times of political turmoil in South Africa.

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The Rich Fruits of Religious Life

Often Catholics take the work and prayer of our religious for granted. SR MARY GRACE OF THE SACRED HEART OCD looks at the celebration of 25 years of service of a nun whose life, through her vocation, is extraordinary, and how this relates to the Year of Consecrated Life.

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