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Timely Reminder

We at the Register take seriously our responsibility to serve the Church in assisting it to catechize Catholics wrestling with a growing secular culture. You can find examples on every page, but I want to call your attention to page B1 in this...

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TV Picks 12.10.17

SUNDAY, Dec. 10, midnight Croatia: The Untamable Cardinal EWTN A documentary on the life and faith of Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac, who was accused of treason by Yugoslavian Communists and condemned to 16 years of forced labor. A Croatian court...

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Majestic Mosaic: Trinity Dome at Mary’s Shrine Offers Encounter With Beauty

Faith begins and ends in the mystery of the Holy Trinity. Christians are baptized “in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” Yet for many, the doctrine of the Trinity is abstract and remote from everyday life. But a...

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Which Stores Keep Christ In Christmas?

WASHINGTON — With the Christmas shopping season in high gear, retail advertising reflects a willingness — or unwillingness — to acknowledge Christmas and the birth of Christ. For the 15th year of its “Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign,” Liberty...

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Pope Urges International Leaders to Proceed With Prudence Regarding Jerusalem

VATICAN CITY — With debate on the status of Jerusalem heating up in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize the city as the capital of Israel, with a planned speech Wednesday, Pope Francis has urged...

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What Did St. Nicholas Look Like?

LIVERPOOL, England — Scientists at a university in Liverpool unveiled what they say is the most realistic portrait ever created of St. Nicholas of Myra, the popular fourth-century bishop best known as the inspiration for the modern-day figure of...

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‘Box of Joy’ Gives Christmas to Needy Children Worldwide

Alcide Wilson held the little multicolored plastic blocks in his fingers, a puzzled look on his face. The Lego blocks were the only thing the 14-year-old student had trouble understanding after he opened a gift box recently delivered from the...

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Canada’s Slippery Suicide Slope

TORONTO — Canada’s 17-month-old legalized euthanasia/assisted suicide regime, praised as a model of restraint and balance by its supporters, appears to be heading for a major expansion — raising the specter of a law that will help to kill new...

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Cardinal Cipriani: Peru and Chile Will Greet Pope Francis With ‘Lively Faith’

ROME — Ahead of Pope Francis’ trip to Chile and Peru, the Archbishop of Lima has said that the Bishop of Rome will encounter a lively faith in the countries, where there is “great expression of popular religiosity.” Peruvian Cardinal Juan Luis...

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Vice President Pence Meets With Iraqi Archbishop Ahead of Middle-East Trip

WASHINGTON — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Iraq, on Monday for a “substantial discussion” on the needs of persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq. “I updated him on the...