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Published: June 20, 2018   

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Vatican: Sports on Sundays OK, except when used to skip Mass

VATICAN CITY -- A new Vatican document cautions against the dangers of highly competitive children’s sports, political and economic pressures on athletes to win ‘”at all costs” and the unsportsmanlike or violent behavior of fans.

Pope asks Germans to hold off on eucharistic sharing guidelines

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has asked the Catholic bishops’ conference of Germany not to publish nationwide guidelines for allowing Protestants married to Catholics to receive Communion at Mass, but to continue having diocesan bishops judge specific situations.

Family assistance calls come year-round

During the past 11 months, nearly 600 people contacted Catholic Charities’ Family Assistance Program. (Catholic Charities Connections)

Did Pope Francis say hell does not exist?

Q. Did Pope Francis say that there is no hell? (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

A better world would have somehow listened to Pope Paul VI 50 years ago

Happy Humanae Vitae 50th Anniversary! I don’t know about you, but for me it’s been a whirlwind. Parties, parades. Some great fireworks shows. Oh, and did you see the Hollywood All-Star Tribute to Pope Paul VI? OK, maybe not so much. (Columns)

Church offers beauty to everyone, every day

The new exhibit, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City shows that the beauty of the Catholic Church inspires fashion. The rich colors, fine fabrics and sparkly brocades translate into exquisite fashion. The beautiful Church sparks the imaginations of designers and fashionistas to create. (Guest Commentary)

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