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Published: July 29, 2020   
Courtesy St. Leo University Parish

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Making progress

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor signs a column July 17 in the new St. Leo University Parish building under construction in Russellville. (Photo)

First U.S. Black priest struggled

CHICAGO -- Father Augustus Tolton, the first identified Black priest ordained for the United States, would likely be disappointed by what he sees going on in the United States today, said Father David Jones, pastor of St. Benedict the African Parish in Chicago.


Flossie Mae DeSalvo, 93, a member of St. Benedict Church in Subiaco and former member of St. Anne Church in North Little Rock, died July 15. She is survived by ...

Why can’t Catholic Churches endorse candidates?

Q. Why are Catholic churches muzzled while Protestant churches freely exercise political speech through endorsements, hosting candidates, etc.? (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

One day we will see the graces of living during quarantine

Have you been on a vacation, family trip or gone camping when everything went wrong? (Columns)

Culture asks: What did Jesus really look like?

At a time when all over the world statues of historical figures are falling, societies face their often painful histories and reconsider how the past — and other neglected histories — should be told. (Guest Commentary)

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