Monthly Archives: October 2008

Women in the Bible

Don’t miss our feature, just posted this afternoon on our synod page, on women in the Bible. As the story notes, numerous women from the Old and New Testaments appear in the Bible as inspiring examples of faith and leadership. … Continue reading

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There’s power in numbers

When people feel disconnected and that their concerns are going unaddressed, history shows they can be a prime target for an organizing campaign. But that only works if they want to be organized and begin to take steps to right an … Continue reading

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John Paul II: The DVD collection

VATICAN CITY — It was 30 years ago that the College of Cardinals stunned the world by electing a non-Italian, Pope John Paul II. Now, scenes from his 26+ years as supreme pontiff are being offered in a special 30th anniversary DVD … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Ruth, Chapter 2 – Love and integrity

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service I sat down with the Book of Ruth and started reading Chapter 2. Following what is described as an Ignatian method for reading and praying with the Scriptures, I imagine myself as … Continue reading

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Organ donation encouraged

The shortage of organ donors is especially prevalent among minority communities, a problem highlighted in a feature in El Pregonero, the Spanish-language newspaper of the Archdiocese of Washington. It tells the story of Jacinta Marshall, a Panamanian immigrant and advocate … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Ruth, Chapter 1 – Guided by a dream

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service Today, I sat down with the Book of Ruth and started reading Chapter 1. Using a method for reading and praying with the Scriptures that is attributed to St Ignatius Loyola, I … Continue reading

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Those trendsetters out in Kansas….

Yep. They’re doing some cutting-edge diocesan newspapering at The Leaven in the land of Dorothy and Toto (not to mention jokes, songs and empires built on corn). The staff of the newspaper of the Kansas City Archdiocese has launched not just a … Continue reading

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