Daily Archives: November 6, 2008

Smoky stoves and global solidarity

A visit to their sister parish in San Marcos, Guatemala, led parishioners at St. John the Baptist Parish in Covington, Wash., to a new understanding about the realities of life in their sister community. An article by Terry McGuire in The Catholic Northwest … Continue reading

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Vatican document on use of psychological testing in seminaries available in Origins

A week ago the Vatican released the long-awaited document called “Guidelines for the Use of Psychology in the Admission and Formation of Candidates for the Priesthood.” (We had coverage of it here and here.) The full text was difficult to … Continue reading

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‘Blessed are the poor in spirit and blessed are the provoked’

While the world financial crisis remains with us, for now it has been pushed from the forefront of the news in favor of this week’s historic presidential election. But over at Provoke Radio, Jesuit Father Stephen Spahn is keeping the … Continue reading

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More on what the election means for us

Picking up where we left off yesterday: 10:54 a.m. ET: Catholic high school in Arizona had an election-night watch party so that “dry facts” of the classroom could come to life. (From The Catholic Sun of Phoenix) 9:30 a.m. ET: … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: No shortcuts to our `second birth’

By Father Scott M. Lewis, SJ Special to Catholic News Service The story of Nicodemus in the Gospel of John, Chapter 3 is the key to understanding much of the fourth Gospel. It describes in symbolic form the human condition … Continue reading

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