Daily Archives: October 31, 2008

All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day and ‘Dia de los Muertos’

While this year’s observance of All Saints’ Day won’t be a traditional holy day of obligation because it falls on a Saturday, millions of Catholics will take time to remember the lives of departed saints and loved ones Nov. 1-2. … Continue reading

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Homosexuality and the priesthood revisited

VATICAN CITY — In 2005, the Vatican issued a long-awaited document saying the church could not ordain men with “deep-seated” homosexual tendencies. That document did not say, however, who should determine whether a candidate for the priesthood has homosexual tendencies. On … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: A world without stars is a tragedy

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service The Bible is not without its share of wrathful moments. Like a stern parent, God challenges his people to do better, and warns them of the tragedy that will result … Continue reading

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