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Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's Oct. 14 issue. 

Religious employers get relief

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration Oct. 6 issued interim rules expanding the exemption to the contraceptive mandate for religious employers, such as the Little Sisters of the Poor, who object on moral grounds to covering contraceptive and abortion-inducing drugs and devices in their employee health insurance.

Fall Fun

Landen Floyd, 10, of Paragould, plays the pumpkin toss at the Oct. 7 Fall Festival at Blessed Sacrament Church in Jonesboro as his brother Ryan, 7, watches. (Photo)


Theresa Kordsmeier Vogler, 88, a member of St. Edward Church in Little Rock, died Sept. 19. She is survived by ...

Las Vegas shrine: A place of refuge for shooting victims

WASHINGTON -- The Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer -- a white stucco church just off the Las Vegas Strip and dwarfed by giant hotels, casinos and flashing neon lights -- has long been a spiritual oasis for tourists.

Did the Church seek money for indulgences?

Q. When did the church stop asking for money for indulgences? And why did they ask for money in the first place?  (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

Giant firms working to stop online exploitation of kids

ROME -- Two giants in the digital world presented some key ways they are trying to keep up with the vast scale and increasing sophistication of the abuse and exploitation of minors online.

Be thou my vision, but what do I see?

We cuddle together in the dark after the last book has been read. His 5-year-old limbs squirm as I whisper that it’s time for sleep. (Columns)

‘Injustice is not the final word in life’

The beatification of Blessed Stanley Rother is opening the door for Americans to learn and understand more about the martyrs of the 36-year Guatemalan Civil War. (Editorial)