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A church for the poor, not a 'pure' church

NCR Today: "There are some people who think if the church is in any way associated with an intrinsic evil we are guilty by association."

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Papal palates: Swiss Guard cookbook to hit shelves by summer

A cookbook featuring favorite dishes of the three most-recent popes and their elite military corps will be available this summer in English.

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Spirituality

Mountaintop experiences

On April 3, 1968, the day before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn. He shared with those present an imaginative view of the whole of human history up to that...

Women Religious

Sisters offer pastoral presence through social media

Global Sisters Report: Catholic sisters have always gone to minister where the people are, but in today's digital media culture, the people can come to the sisters instead.

Islamic State refugees grow disgruntled: ‘We loved them so much’

Refugees fleeing from under the thumb of the Islamic State say that the group's success in establishing order has since been overshadowed by continued brutality.

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Stopping the Islamic State without making matters worse

Faith and Justice: It may be time to recognize Iraq as the failed state it is. No military solution will work that does not respect the Iraqis' legitimate aspirations for autonomy.

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Death of Notre Dame's Hesburgh closes an era

Holy Cross Fr. Theodore Martin “Ted” Hesburgh, the University of Notre Dame’s longest-serving president, died late Thursday night. He was 97.

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February 27- March 12, 2015

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