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Francis: 'No other way' for Christians than humility

ROME -- Reflecting on Jesus' death, recounted on Palm Sunday, Francis has said humility "is the way of Jesus; there is no other."

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In family synod document, bishops forget we are all wounded

Opinion: The only healthy family, according to the bishops of the world, is one with a wife and a husband. This makes me sorrowful.

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Faith & Parish

Cardinal George back in hospital for hydration issues, pain management

Cardinal Francis George, retired archbishop of Chicago, has been readmitted to Loyola University Medical Center for treatment of hydration issues and pain management, according to archdiocesan spokeswoman Susan...

Spirituality

Preacher and pope compelled by the Spirit

A Roman Observer: Pay attention later this week when Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa gives his annual Good Friday homily at the papal liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica.

Art & Media

The beauty and eccentricity of Piero, a neglected Renaissance artist

The 400th anniversary of the death of the Greek painter Doménikos Theotokópoulos -- more commonly known as El Greco -- was met with a flurry of exhibitions last year. In late 2014, New York's Frick Collection...

Vatican: No ‘objective reasons’ to preclude appointment of Chilean bishop

Marking a rare reaction to criticism against a bishop’s appointment, the Vatican has responded to outcry against Francis’ naming of a new bishop in Chile....

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Faith leaders call for end to 'harsh policy' of detaining immigrant families

"Children, many of whom are babies and toddlers, do not belong in jails, nor do their mothers, who've acted only to protect and save the lives of their children."

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Preacher and pope compelled by the Spirit

A Roman Observer: Pay attention later this week when Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa gives his annual Good Friday homily at the papal liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica.

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March 27-April 9, 2015

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