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Published: December 6, 2017   

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Dec. 2 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.


Chapter and verse step front and center in D.C.

WASHINGTON -- Hey, Smithsonian, there’s a new kid on the block. It’s the Museum of the Bible, just a few blocks from the National Mall in Washington. With its opening to the public Nov. 18, it will tell visitors how the Bible -- both Old Testament and New Testament -- has intersected society and at times even transformed it.

Remembrance garden

Parishioners gather with pastor Father Joseph Shantiraj as he blesses the bricks of the newly installed Remembrance Garden at All Saints Church in Mount Ida Nov. 5. (Photo)

Church leaders say they don’t want TPS to end for Haitians

WASHINGTON -- Advocates and Church leaders rallied around 58,000 Haitians living in the United States since a ferocious 2010 earthquake after the Trump administration moved to end a humanitarian program that allowed them stay in the country.

Pope: Bishops must exercise authority as judges

VATICAN CITY -- A diocesan bishop is the sole judge in the streamlined process for handling marriage annulments, Pope Francis said.

Sexual misconduct allegations show reality of falling into sin

Harvey Weinstein. Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. Bill Cosby. Throughout the past few years, we have heard about accusations of sexual misconduct against these men -- and against others, too. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

What has Pope Francis taught you about mercy?

“Pope Francis ... taught me that the Lord’s most powerful message is mercy. The pope has also taught me that mercy can make the world more just and less cold. He teaches me that you need to ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

Art of giving, challenge of keeping Advent

Oprah Winfrey sings and claps when presented with the $69 lunch box that makes her 2017 “Favorite Things” list. (Columns)

From the bad of social media, good can come

The expansion of social media into our daily lives has been blamed for the spread of lots of false and misleading information. Even more damaging is the hate and violence that is fueled online.  (Editorial)

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