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Published: February 13, 2019   

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Francis first pope to ever visit Arabian Peninsula

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Meeting with tens of thousands of Catholics living in the United Arab Emirates, Pope Francis urged them to be meek, peaceful and express their Christian identity by loving others.

Texas dioceses unite to release their clergy sex abuse lists

HOUSTON -- In a step to restore trust in the Catholic Church, dioceses in Texas released their lists of priests against whom credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor have been determined.

Talent on display

St. John School in Hot Springs hosted its annual Catholic Schools Week talent show Feb. 1. (Photo)

‘I cry to you, Lord’

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor incenses the casket during the funeral Mass for Father “Y.C.” Chinnaiah Irudayaraj Yeddanapalli while other priests of the diocese look on at St. John the Baptist Church in Hot Springs Jan. 29. (Photo)


Ginger Bill Monts, 62, a member of St. Edward Church in Texarkana, died Jan. 19. She is survived by ...

Barling church campus now is tobacco-free

BARLING -- Sacred Heart of Mary Church, in order to provide for the health and safety of all its parishioners, has just become a tobacco-free campus.

Clergy Bowl

Sister Deborah Troillett, RSM, executive director of the Arkansas House of Prayer and former principal at Mount St. Mary Academy, was one of four contestants of the annual Clergy Bowl sports trivia contest. (Sports Briefs)

Religious people are likely to be happy people, international study finds

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Charles Schulz, in his “Peanuts” comic strip, coined the adage, “Happiness is a warm puppy.”

Is the Church entirely against the death penalty?

Q. I have always been against the death penalty — since the prisoner is behind bars and removed from doing further harm to the public. I’m wondering whether the pope’s pronouncement removes the death penalty completely from the Catholic conversation.  (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

New York abortion law not a blueprint

In what Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls a “historic victory for New Yorkers,” New York has passed what may be the nation’s most extreme and irresponsible abortion law. (Columns)

Yemen crisis now at ‘horrific proportions’

Most Americans are probably clear about the terrible conditions and events that have happened in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. (Editorial)

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