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Published: May 23, 2018   

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May for Mary

Father George Sanders and Father Toshio Sato, CM, honor Mary at St. Mary of the Springs Church in Hot Springs by bringing roses during the Spanish Mass May 6. (Photo)

With new feast day on the calendar, Catholics can think more about Mary

WASHINGTON -- The Catholic Church doesn’t often add new celebrations to its pretty full liturgical calendar, but this year’s new feast day, Mary, Mother of the Church on May 21, has Catholics gearing up to mark the day or at least think a little more about Mary.

Vatican OKs sainthood cause for Iraqis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican has given its permission for the opening of the sainthood cause of an Iraqi priest and three deacons who were murdered by armed gunmen in Mosul.

No phantom threads in New York Met’s ‘Heavenly Bodies’ exhibit

WASHINGTON -- The sectarian met the secular in an unusual way with the May 10 debut of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibit “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in New York City.

Lessons in John 21: Jesus gives us a spiritual guide for following him

Jesus appeared to his disciples several times between his resurrection and ascension into heaven. One of those appearances was at the shore of the sea of Tiberius. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

How will you glorify God in your future career?

“Settling arguments is necessary for peace. In my future career as a lawyer, one of my key objectives will be to act on behalf of my clients — to be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. Taking risks for ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

How the Church can welcome young families

Many people have assumed that once millennials started to grow older and have kids, a large number would return to the Church or become more actively engaged. This has not materialized -- the numbers are troubling. And there are certainly many reasons why, from changing social norms to mistakes the Church has made. (Columns)

Jerusalem should be kept for faith, peace

For evangelical Christians and Jews the move of the American Embassy to Jerusalem is a long-overdue decision, but for Catholics the decision is more complex. (Editorial)

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