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Truth Crucified: A Tale of Rabbi Zolli and Pius XII

In the summer of 1944, two events helped to establish Pope Pius XII’s reputation as a rescuer of Jews. When the Allies liberated Rome, thousands of Jewish people emerged from their hiding places and told the world of the debt they owed to the...

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He Wants Us to Long for Him

Sunday, May 28, is Ascension Sunday in the United States (Boston; Hartford, Connecticut; New York; Newark, New Jersey; Philadelphia; and the state of Nebraska’s dioceses celebrate Ascension Thursday three days earlier). Mass Readings: Acts 1:1-11;...

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Will Wilder’s Wonderful Adventure

Will Wilder: The Lost Staff of Wonders By Raymond Arroyo 2017, Crown Books for Young Readers 352 pages, $17 To order: ewtnrc.com or (800) 854-6316   Last year, EWTN’s World Over news anchor Raymond Arroyo launched his series for...

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Kansas City Royals’ Catching Coach Is Firmly Catholic

With all the ups and downs in Major League Baseball, many players and coaches find solace and stability in some form of spirituality. For Kansas City Royals’ catching coach Pedro Grifol, that means being a committed Catholic who prays every day...

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Pope Francis’ Cardinals From the Peripheries

Pope Francis announced May 21 that he was appointing five new members of the College of Cardinals and that they would be officially installed at an ordinary public consistory to be held in Rome on June 28. The new cardinals are: Archbishop...

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World Mourns After Dozens of Coptic Christians Are Killed in Bus Attack in Egypt

CAIRO — An attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims in Egypt on Friday killed at least 28 people, including children, and injured at least 22 more. The Associated Press reported that, according to the Egyptian government, the bus was stopped...

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Nebraska Senator Warns of ‘Peter Pan Epidemic’: Should Catholics Worry?

WASHINGTON — Are more college graduates now living at home because of a bad economy or fear of adult responsibilities? Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, and a former university president, acknowledges both possibilities, but puts most of the blame on...

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TV Pick 05.28.17

SUNDAY, May 28, 8pm, live National Memorial Day Concert PBS This National Symphony Orchestra concert at the U.S. Capitol salutes our honored dead and all past and present military personnel and their families. Renée Fleming, Ronan Tynan and...

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The Spirit’s Secret

Sunday, June 4, is Pentecost Sunday (Year A). Mass Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34; 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23. Human institutions fracture and fail, but not the Church. It has withstood human error for millennia. Or...

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Loved One With Same-Sex Attraction? Come to EnCourage

About 12 years ago, my wife and I received a letter from our son, who was then about 30. On the back of the envelope he had written that we should read it together. “Uh oh,” we thought, bracing ourselves for what it might contain. He informed us...