Choose a biblical or saint name for your children, Pope Benedict XVI encouraged Catholics all over the world last week. Guess what? The top baby names in the United States still tend to be biblical or saint names. The name Joseph has been in the top 20 since 1910. The name that no longer reigns? Mary.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: What kind of reformer is Francis?
- Vatican event tackles women's equality, inclusion, ordination
- Stopping the Islamic State without making matters worse
- This issue's Special Section: Catholic Education
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by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles