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A Catholic you want to know: Chase Hawkins

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 25, 2016   

Why you want to know Chase Logan Hawkins: Chase Hawkins, a cradle Catholic, does not just say he’s pro-life — he takes action. Hawkins has gone with his family throughout the years to pray in front of the abortion clinic in Little Rock and... More 

Relics meant to inspire devotion to God through the saints

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 24, 2016   

In the homes of many Catholics, there are certain religious possessions that are priceless: the family Bible, passed down through the generations; a rosary, prayed with so fervently in times of distress; a vial of holy water, picked up on a pilgrimage... More 

Facelifts preserve clay, stone and concrete images

By Aprille Hanson, Published: October 22, 2016         

Members of the Knights of Columbus council in Hot Springs Village wanted to give back to St. John Center in Little Rock for all it has offered Catholics around the state and found a fitting tribute by giving a fresh look to the campus’ four outdoor... More 

When unemployed, do what it takes to lower expenses

Published: October 21, 2016   

Dear Dave, I’m 23, and I lost a good job a few days ago due to layoffs. My wife has been a stay-at-home mom with our 10-month-old daughter, and we have very little in the way of savings. What can we do to keep our heads above water? Seth Dear... More 

Don’t fall in trap: ‘Lesser of two evils’ not an option

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: October 20, 2016   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily Oct. 16. Jesus had a great deal of “ambiguity tolerance.” He was able to deal patiently with messy situations. We see it in his dealings with Zacchaeus, with the Samaritan Woman and the tax... More 

The 2016 presidential election from a Catholic perspective

By Father Taryn Whittington, Published: October 20, 2016   

Father Taryn Whittington, who holds a doctorate in philosophy, addresses frequently asked questions regarding the 2016 election from a Catholic perspective. • How should a Catholic feel about this election season? It’s been a strange,... More 

Print and digital subscribers learn more about their faith

Published: October 19, 2016   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Oct. 15 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and complete digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe... More 

Aid slowly makes its way to thousands of Haitians

By Dennis Sadowski , Published: October 18, 2016      

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Emergency aid slowly began to reach some of the thousands of Haitians displaced by Hurricane Matthew in the country's picturesque southwest as reports of casualties slowly trickled in from communities cut off by the storm. The... More 

New members for College of Cardinals hail from 14 nations

By Cindy Wooden , Published: October 17, 2016   

VATICAN CITY  — Choosing new members of the College of Cardinals, Pope Francis once again looked to countries and particularly to dioceses that were not and never had been represented in the body that advises the pope and bears responsibility... More 

Prayerful crowd gathers at 40 Days for Life campaign stop

Published: October 15, 2016      

Sheila Pursell of Northwest Arkansas’ fall 40 Days for Life campaign inspires a prayerful crowd gathered outside the Planned Parenthood clinic Oct. 10 in Fayetteville as part of the campaign’s 125-city, 40-day bus tour that will continue through... More