The first pope to take the name of Francis called for a day of prayer and fasting and within days, Syria promised to turn over its chemical weapons. Now, the Franciscan Action Network is calling for Congress to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. Don't mess with Franciscans!
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Can Guatemala overcome the drag of the past?
- Homeless youth seep through the cracks
- Confession is about the mind-boggling mercy of God
- Special Section (in print only): Travel
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