Daily Archives: December 27, 2007

Bhutto assassination recalls struggles of church in Pakistan

Today’s assassination of Benazir Bhutto is also an occasion to reflect on the impact of the Catholic Church in Muslim-majority Pakistan. As this story from 2005 notes, “Catholic missionaries have educated some of Pakistan’s most influential politicians,” including Bhutto as well as current Pakistani president … Continue reading

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Barn Mass celebrated in Indiana

Ever heard of a “barn Mass?” I hadn’t either — and I once worked in Iowa! — until I read about a barn Mass celebrated earlier this month in Kokomo, Ind. One participant told The Catholic Moment in the Diocese of … Continue reading

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More on coping with grief at Christmas

Dec. 25 has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean Christmas is over. And so, following up on our post about Christmas for the lonely and grieving, here’s another story on holiday coping mechanisms that is worth sharing if you … Continue reading

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