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Published: July 28, 2021   
James Keary

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Lifting dispensation not enough on its own

WASHINGTON -- The mere act of lifting the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation as the coronavirus pandemic eases won't be enough to get Catholics to come back to church, and some dioceses and Catholics are actively working to bring people back.

Back on campus

Subiaco alumni catch up with each other before the alumni reunion banquet July 17 at Subiaco Abbey. (Photo)

Dorothy’s iconic dress turns up at Catholic University

WASHINGTON -- It turns out there really is no place like home for a prized piece of movie memorabilia that came to The Catholic University of America's drama department about 50 years ago.

CRS restarts Haiti services amid crises

CLEVELAND -- A series of debilitating crises in recent weeks — from a surge in COVID-19 cases to the assassination of a president — has left Haiti reeling again in uncertainty and forced Catholic Relief Services to curtail its outreach efforts.

If you could change one thing, what would it be?

“If I could change one thing in the world, it would be that everyone would be kind to each other. I chose this because I have experienced people being mean to me. I don’t want other people to feel sad or …" (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

Did you know?

Jesus’ use of shepherds in parables was something relatable in society at that time. Herding involved shepherds walking behind sheep and redirecting the stragglers, according to … (Seeds of Faith)

Wise marriage advice: Always have coffee ready

I asked my Grandma Libby what her best tip was for a happy marriage. She and my grandfather were married for over 50 years, so surely she'd have something to share. (Columns)

Hyde Amendment saving lives since 1976

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., recently shared words that all of us — including members of Congress and President Joe Biden — need to remember. (Guest Commentary)

‘Dreamers’ must have a permanent solution

“Dreamers” are once again wondering when they will lose the protection that allows them to work and go to school in the United States. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, DACA, has been a roller coaster for recipients for nine years.

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