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Waking up the world as young women religious

Global Sisters Report: As 21 sisters under the age of 40 gathered for the annual Giving Voice 20s/30s retreat, I wished I could bottle up the moment.

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Pope Francis: 'If you don't learn how to weep, you're not a good Christian'

Faith and Justice: The mystery of evil is beyond my comprehension. I have concluded that Jesus came not to explain suffering but to weep and suffer with us.

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Accountability

Spokane diocese and its former law firm settle malpractice lawsuit

Just a few weeks before starting the legal malpractice trial, the Spokane, Wash., diocese and the diocese's former legal counsel, the Spokane-based Paine Hamblen law firm, agreed to a settlement, according to a...

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The book of Jonah is one of the Hebrew Scriptures' most significant writings. But since many of us don't recognize its literary genre, we miss the theology the author's trying to convey.

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Women Religious

Waking up the world as young women religious

Global Sisters Report: As 21 sisters under the age of 40 gathered for the annual Giving Voice 20s/30s retreat, I wished I could bottle up the moment.

Fr. Richard McBrien, theologian, has died

Fr. Richard McBrien, a scholar of distinction as well as a popular interpreter of the Catholic church to the wider world, died early Sunday morning. He was 78.

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Editorial: We must get beyond the 'Humanae Vitae' impasse

We say: Humanae Vitae has been a serious impediment to Catholic authority. It has created a disabling chasm between the hierarchy and the faithful.

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Will science prove there is a heaven?

Simply Spirit: When it comes to life after death, it sure looks like there's a lot more experiential evidence out there than most of us ever realized.

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