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Published: November 22, 2017   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Nov. 18 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 today.


Arkansans shocked by St. Gregory’s closing

The closing of Oklahoma’s only Catholic college has some Arkansas students also scrambling.

Pope to lead first World Day of the Poor

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis will celebrate the Catholic Church’s first World Day of the Poor Sunday, Nov. 19 by celebrating a morning Mass with people in need and those who assist them. After Mass, he will offer lunch to 500 people in the Vatican audience hall.

Churches seek balance between welcome and safety

WASHINGTON -- The Nov. 5 deadly shootings at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, left many people wondering how something so horrific could happen in a place of worship.

Peace art

St. Joseph High School eighth-grader Emily Berumen drew the winning poster representing her school in the annual Peace Poster Contest sponsored by the Conway Evening Lions Club. (Photo)

Welcome visitors

During Red Ribbon Week, Congressman U.S. Rep. French Hill participated in a Google Hangout with students in the seventh and eighth grades at St. Theresa School in Little Rock. (Catholic Schools Herald photo)

Mass isn’t a show: Stop snapping photos during Eucharist

VATICAN CITY -- The Mass is not a show, but a beautiful, transformative encounter with the true loving presence of Christ, Pope Francis said.]

Caritas official: Rohingya refugee crisis may worsen still

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh -- Although Bangladesh has welcomed a massive influx of Rohingya refugees from neighboring Myanmar in recent weeks, a Catholic aid official is worried that the welcome may soon be wearing thin.

Inerrancy of the Bible means truth in message, not always the history

Sacred Scripture has always been regarded by Christians as the inspired word of God. As such, it logically follows that this Scripture would be free of error since God, being perfect and all-knowing, cannot be the author of error. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

What are you most thankful for, and why?

“I am most thankful for my family because they are always there for me even when things are tough or difficult. They inspire me to go ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

Need powerful prayers? Ask the saints to pray for you

By the time you read this, All Saints Day will have come and gone. But, I want to share the story of something that happened to me recently — something that helped give me a fuller understanding of what we’re celebrating, and what we as Catholics believe about the Communion of Saints. (Columns)

We can’t close eyes to church shootings

First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, is now among the list of unfortunate houses of worship where mass shootings have occurred. (Editorial)

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