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Published: October 7, 2020   
Maryanne Meyerriecks

Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Oct. 3 issue. Some of the stories and columns in Arkansas Catholic appear only in the print and free digital editions. To read what you're missing, subscribe today.


The old and the new

Father Mario Jacobo stands Sept. 23 in front of a handcrafted ambo at St. Boniface Church in Fort Smith made by the late Richard Mille. (Photo)

Cardinal Becciu caught up in Vatican financial scandal

VATICAN CITY — In a move apparently related to Vatican financial scandals, Pope Francis accepted Cardinal Angelo Becciu's resignation as prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes and his renunciation of the rights associated with being a cardinal, the Vatican announced late Sept. 24.


Stephen Joseph “Steve” Slavik, 93, a member of Mary Mother of God Church in Harrison, died Aug. 5. He is survived by …

Forgiveness is a daily choice, especially when going through a divorce 

In preparing for this column, I located and read my journal of thoughts, prayers and feelings during the time of my separation and divorce. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

Is it too late for God to accept me? 

Q. I have a question that is personal. I haven’t been to church in a while; and I don’t usually pray, although recently I have begun to. Will God accept me still, if I start going to church at this point in my life? (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

Who inspires you?

“Mahatma Gandhi has always had a major impact on my life. While not Catholic, his teachings are still a beautiful reflection of …" (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

Cooperating with evil decisions: What is your intention?

One of the best things about human life is that we are involved with each other’s actions — I help you to get things done, and you help me. When we are doing good things, this cooperation is itself all to the good, and sometimes, an occasion of great joy. (Columns)

Embrace the complete respect life message

The Respect Life Movement is big enough and important enough that everyone needs to believe in it. We should be finding ways to connect the dots between all respect life issues and showing people what it means to be pro-life. We need everyone, especially members in the Catholic Church, to be part of this movement. (Editorial)

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