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Cantu and Cupich: Families are more than groups of consumers

Catholic social teaching about the family and the human person "flies in the face of the modern individualist attitudes that pervade our culture."

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How to overcome the Good Samaritan Syndrome

Soul Seeing: The story of the good Samaritan has always challenged me. My bottom line is: Do I regularly help the guy out of the ditch or not?

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Spirituality

How to overcome the Good Samaritan Syndrome

Soul Seeing: The story of the good Samaritan has always challenged me. My bottom line is: Do I regularly help the guy out of the ditch or not?

Women Religious

Sister steps up efforts to send water filters to Nepal

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, a Catholic sister in Louisville, Ky., is doing her part to bring clean water to the impacted areas.

Ursuline Sr. Larraine Lauter sprang into action...

Art & Media

New documentary on Thomas Merton celebrates centennial of monk's birth

Morgan Atkinson's new documentary on Thomas Merton, the famed Trappist monk from the Cistercian abbey in Gethsemani, Kentucky, was "40 years in the making," he joked.

Actually, it was closer to two, but...

Webathon 2015: We are a bit behind our target. Can you help?

Have you given yet? Our earlier matching grant has been met, and we have another one ready to challenge you.

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Bishop Robert Finn: the rest of the story

Opinion: The Vatican's sterile announcement of Bishop Robert Finn's resignation was an unsuccessful attempt to sanitize the harsh reality of a failed bishop.

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Business, Pentagon pursue climate change strategies

Eco Catholic: Climate change deniers are increasingly running into true believers in big business and the Pentagon.

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