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Published: August 12, 2017   

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Knights of Columbus honor guard changing uniforms

PHOENIX -- The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and feathered chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change.

Bill threatens legal immigrants

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committee chairman is calling the proposed piece of legislation introduced by Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton “discriminatory.”

Mary, Jesus and Joseph

The icon of the Holy Family that traveled the Diocese of Little Rock through July is now housed at Coury House at Subiaco Abbey. (Photo)

West Bank priests stress nonviolence as youths protest

JERUSALEM -- With tensions still high in the Old City following weeks of violence, Father Firas Aridah completed his work at the Latin Patriarchate early so he could leave Jerusalem for his West Bank parish before any possible violence began.

Despite many ‘nones,’ some millennials still growing deeper in faith

If you’ve paid attention to religious identification surveys, you know that the growing trend among Americans, particularly millennials, is to identify as nonreligious. This is quite the change from the past when people tended to maintain ties to the churches of their youth, even if they no longer attended services. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

Who do you pray for in life and why?

“I pray for my friends and family every day. I pray for them because I love them. I also pray for them because I wish them no harm, and I hope they ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

Priest holes, history lessons: Embracing our ancient faith

Nicholas Owen was canonized 364 years after his death. (Columns)

Muslims: Know them and understand them

Since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, there has been a dramatic increase in violence against Muslims in the United States and world. (Editorial)

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