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Pro-life weekend scaled back to smaller Cathedral Mass

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 21, 2021         

While the activities surrounding the annual Mass for Life at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock Jan. 17 were scaled back, the pro-life message came through just as strong as the value and brevity of life hits close to home during the COVID-19... More 

Oficinas de Inmigración esperanzadas en solución permanente para DACA

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 20, 2021   

Jóvenes inmigrantes indocumentados nuevamente tienen la oportunidad de vivir y trabajar en los Estados Unidos sin temor a la deportación bajo la protección del programa Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia después... More 

St. Augustine Church leads MLK march in community

Published: January 20, 2021      

Congregants and guests attending Mass at St. Augustine Church in North Little Rock capped their worship with a four-block march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday, Jan. 17. More than 50 marchers followed a motorcycle escort through the neighborhood,... More 

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Published: January 20, 2021   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Jan. 16 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and free digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe today.   Pope... More 

Don’t be silent on abortion or any pro-life issue

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: January 19, 2021   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered this homily Jan. 17 for the Mass for Life. On Jan. 20, 1961 -- almost exactly 60 years ago -- John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the first and, until three days from now, only Catholic president of our country. At... More 

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor receives COVID-19 vaccine

Published: January 19, 2021   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor receives his COVID-19 vaccination Jan. 11 from Billy Wooten, RN, at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock with hospital chaplain Father Warren Harvey by his side.  The bishop received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. The bishop,... More 

Commitment and passion pay off for Hogs runner Taylor

By Dwain Hebda, Published: January 18, 2021   

Kieran Taylor can tell you the precise moment he was all-in for running. The Wabbit, Rocket and now Razorback middle distancer had only been competing for three years, taking up the sport at Our Lady of Holy Souls School in Little Rock in sixth grade,... More 

Young, Catholic & Black: ‘There is a place for people like me’

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 15, 2021   

Dionne Mitchell was born and raised Catholic, attending St. Augustine Church in North Little Rock, one of three historically Black Catholic churches in Arkansas. As a 29-year-old, she has her pick of churches in Central Arkansas, but has always sought... More 

Immigration offices hopeful for permanent solution for DACA

By Aprille Hanson, Published: January 14, 2021   

Young undocumented immigrants again have the chance to live and work in the United States without fear of deportation under the protection of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program after restrictions were lifted Dec. 4.  Federal judge... More 

Non-violent resistance best option to confront evil

By Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Published: January 13, 2021   

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor delivered his homily Jan. 10. Most people think that there exist only two basic options when confronted with evil: fight or flight. Resistance or retreat. Giving aggressors a taste of their own medicine or tucking one's... More