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Published: February 15, 2017   

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Former bartender found what he was missing at Subiaco

To be a good bartender, the key is not only mixing the perfect cocktail, but lending an ear to a down-on-their-luck patron. Listening is also a part of being a good monk, something Brother Basil Taylor learned from his time as a bartender.

Trump: Spiritual success is what defines America

WASHINGTON -- “Spiritual success” is a more accurate measure for the United States than wealth, according to likely billionaire President Donald Trump in remarks Feb. 2 at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.

Vatican updates bioethics

VATICAN CITY -- To offer clearly and accurately the Catholic Church’s positions on abortion, contraception, genetic engineering, fertility treatments, vaccines, frozen embryos and other life issues, the Vatican released an expanded and updated guide of the Church’s bioethical teachings.

Tiny icons bring saints alive in your pocket

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Small, colorful plastic Catholic saints can be seen hanging from key chains, zippers and backpacks alongside Hello Kitty and Pokemon.

Gorsuch nominated to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat on the U.S. Supreme Court that has been empty since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February.

Summer gathering of leaders meant to revitalize U.S. Church

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- When a diverse group of more than 3,000 Catholic leaders convene in Orlando, Fla., they will be coming up with ways to best reflect the Church’s missionary call in today’s world.

Vatican official: Christians must be bridge builders

VATICAN CITY -- Christians must firmly send the message that they believe in building bridges, not walls, said Archbishop Angelo Becciu, a top official in the Vatican Secretariat of State.

Bishops launch letter campaign urging Trump to protect religious freedom

WASHINGTON -- Saying “religious freedom in America has suffered years of unprecedented erosion,” the U.S. Catholic bishops have posted an online letter for Catholics to send to President Donald Trump urging him to sign an executive order promoting religious freedom.

‘Call Me Francis’ looks at Jorge Bergoglio before he was pope

NEW YORK -- “What am I doing in Rome? People retire at my age,” a pensive, melancholy Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio (Sergio Hernandez) says early on in “Call Me Francis.” Netflix’s miniseries renders a textured, honest, yet sympathetic portrait of our current pontiff before he was pope.

I want to go to heaven, but where is it?

Q. We all want to go to heaven and see Jesus, but I would like to have some idea of where it is.  (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

I must confess, penitential service was just what I needed

Try as I might, I could not keep the nervous energy from bouncing my knee like a jackhammer.  (Columns)

Support needed for school choice options

With the nomination of Betsy DeVos as the U.S. secretary of education, the term “school choice” has become a common phrase bantered around. (Editorial)

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