Monthly Archives: October 2008

Putting a human face on homelessness

The death of John Robert McGraham, a homeless man living on the streets of Los Angeles, easily could have been overlooked as just another lost person meeting an unfortunate end. But The Tidings, newspaper of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, didn’t … Continue reading

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A gift for life

VATICAN CITY — Right on the heels of two separate conferences on evolution will be an international congress dedicated to organ donation called “A Gift for Life.” The Pontifical Academy for Life together with the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: In the stars we see God

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service It is not by coincidence that the word for “heaven” is the same as the word for “sky” in so many languages. To the writers of Scripture, the attributes that … Continue reading

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Luke 15 House offers parolees a place to start over

Our Catholic faith tells us to forgive those who have trespassed against us, but putting that into practice isn’t always an easy thing to do. In reading a story about Luke 15 House in The B.C. Catholic, newspaper of the Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Catholic teens in St. Louis examine plight of the homeless

Parents who believe their children don’t understand the hardships of life may want to read a story about a group of teenage parishioners in St. Louis who got a close look at what it’s like to live as a homeless … Continue reading

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Do not forget their silent cries

VATICAN CITY — Iraqi Cardinal Emmanuel-Karim Delly of Baghdad told me in a recent interview at the Vatican that he felt the international community had all but forgotten the plight of Iraqis as well as the country’s Christians who continue to suffer tremendously … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: God’s omnipotence

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Special to Catholic News Service Over the years, I’ve gotten e-mails from a number of people asking me if planets, stars or constellations are mentioned in the Bible. Of course they are! There are computer … Continue reading

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