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Published: March 14, 2018   

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Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, added to calendar

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has decreed that Latin-rite Catholics around the world will mark the feast of “the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church” on the Monday after Pentecost each year.

Lenten devotion

St. Joseph School in Conway holds a weekly Stations of the Cross for the student body during Lent. (Photo)

Pope says Paul VI will be canonized this year

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis told pastors in the Diocese of Rome that Blessed Paul VI would be canonized this year.


Jesus Fraire Rubio, 34, and his son, Jayden Axel Fraire, 4, members of St. Barbara Church in De Queen, died Feb. 9 and 10, respectively. Jesus Rubio is survived by ...

Church bells back in Conway after long quiet

CONWAY -- The bells of St. Joseph are back after a break of a few years. Two bells, which were cast in St. Louis in 1891 for the second St. Joseph Church, stopped ringing years ago.

Bowen retiring after 16 years leading schools

The superintendent of Catholic schools in Arkansas announced Feb. 27 that she would retire June 30 after 16 years of leadership in the Diocese of Little Rock.

Best friends

Matt Miskin and Drew Siebenmorgan have been friends their whole lives, growing up in Christ the King Parish, attending Catholic High and college together and coaching sixth- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams at their old middle school. (Sports briefs)

Can my father with dementia take Communion?

Q. My father is 86 years old and was raised in the Catholic Church. He was considered an intellectual and earned his Ph.D. in philosophy. He became a non-practicing Catholic. Now he has dementia and has begun to join me at Sunday Mass. (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

Celebrating a woman rich beyond things

International Women’s Day on March 8 recalls that many girls and women in developing countries still face huge barriers to an education, are denied rights to ownership of the land they labor on, have no access to health care, suffer regular beatings from their husbands and are placed in early child marriages resulting in horrendous feminine problems when they give birth. (Columns)

World must prepare now for a water crisis

When we talk about protecting the earth, we aren’t just talking about saving the planet for our children and grandchildren. We are talking about now. (Editorial)

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