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WASHINGTON -- Surrounding the 1968 release of “Humanae Vitae” (“Of Human Life”) was the cultural context of the sexual revolution and a widespread fear about overpopulation following World War II, said Donald Critchlow, a professor of history at Arizona State University.
Father John Wakube, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in North Little Rock, leads a procession on Divine Mercy Sunday April 8. (Photo)
VATICAN CITY -- In a letter to the bishops of Chile, Pope Francis apologized for underestimating the seriousness of the sexual abuse crisis in the country following a recent investigation into allegations concerning Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno.
WASHINGTON -- During an April 11 homily in Washington, Salvadoran Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas said the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero will “probably” be in Rome and “probably” take place at end of October after a meeting of bishops.
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The story was about a duck -- a friendly duck that had been spending time in a man’s yard, and now the man was feeding it.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Catholics line up like most of their religious counterparts in the country in how they regard the teachings of the Ten Commandments, according to a survey commissioned by the Deseret News and released March 28.
“What I do to avoid sin is singing a song in my head and walking away from the problem. Another way I avoid sin is praying that the ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)
“Evangelii Gaudium,” “Amoris Laetitia” and, now, “Gaudete et Exsultate.” What do they have in common? They were written by Pope Francis? Yes. They are apostolic exhortations? Yes. More important? Joy. (Columns)
Can one imagine a more difficult year for “Humanae Vitae” (“Of Human Life”) to be heard than 1968? (Guest commentary)
Christians should unite around the world to ensure everyone knows and understands the gravity of what has been happening in Syria. (Editorial)
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