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Published: February 19, 2020   
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Secrecy lifted with Knights

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After 142 years, the Knights of Columbus is pulling down a veil of secrecy that has surrounded its initiation ceremonies in an effort to better showcase the order’s core principles and its drive to help Catholic men become disciples.

Young talent

St. John School in Hot Springs held its annual Catholic Schools Week Talent Show Jan. 31. (Photo)


Rita J. Sponer Mullenax, 84, a member of Christ the King Church in Little Rock and formerly a member of St. Mary Church in Saint Vincent, died Jan. 20. She is survived by ...

Options in education

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The right of parents “to exercise freedom of choice in education is firmly rooted in the teachings of our Catholic faith,” two U.S. Catholic bishops said Feb. 5 in a joint statement on a federal proposal to expand parental choice for their children’s schooling.

Deportees killed after return to El Salvador

MORELIA, Mexico -- At least 138 Salvadorans have been murdered after being sent back to their violent Central American country from the United States, according to a report from Human Rights Watch.

Jesus feeds us spiritually, physically through Eucharist and the word

A life lesson I have learned from the monks of Subiaco is the use of Lectio Divina in my prayer life. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

Who is the most spiritual person you know?

“The most spiritual person I know is my grandmother. She goes to church most all the time and is one of the best people I know. She is very happy when she sees me and loves to ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

We have a role to strengthen marriage amid the sinkholes

There was a nice couple that lived on our street. They had a couple of kids, a great house, dogs, a sporty car. Everything seemed great. Until it wasn’t. (Columns)

Telling human story is role of Catholic press

People enjoy reading human interest stories, particularly about the hardships other people face and how they overcome challenges with prayer, action and trust in God. (Guest commentary)

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