Archive for October, 2016

Book outlines false historical accusations against Catholic Church

Book outlines false historical accusations against Catholic Church

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church has more than its fair share of critics and detractors.

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Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at general assembly

Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at general assembly

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking place Nov. 14-16 in Baltimore.

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‘Monsters’ may be one of your favorite things

‘Monsters’ may be one of your favorite things

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Emil Ferris’ extraordinary debut graphic novel tells the story of a young girl living Chicago in the late 1960s who is obsessed with horror films, a passion rooted in the fact that she was born with a facial defect that makes her resemble the Wolf Man.

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Ouija: Origin of Evil

Ouija: Origin of Evil

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

In 1967 Los Angeles, a middle-aged widow who earns her living as a bogus medium and her two daughters, both of whom help with the act, find themselves dealing with genuinely supernatural events after they purchase a Ouija board, and the spirit they unleash takes possession of the younger girl.

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Boo! A Madea Halloween

Boo! A Madea Halloween

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The language-fracturing violence-threatening moral force in a muumuu (played, of course, by writer-director Tyler Perry) still gives out with the bickering and the lightning-fast asides.

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Walls aren’t answer to people fleeing war, climate change, pope says

Walls aren’t answer to people fleeing war, climate change, pope says

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Closing doors to immigrants and refugees is not the answer — in fact, it only helps encourage the crime of human trafficking, Pope Francis said.

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Pray to the finish line

Pray to the finish line

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The last stop for this year’s tumultuous presidential election season, which for so long seemed like a remote intangible, suddenly is within our sights.

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For expectant parents, miscarriage can be ‘loss of a dream’

For expectant parents, miscarriage can be ‘loss of a dream’

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Immaculate Conception parishioners Kayla and Matt Boesch had planned to welcome their first baby this fall.

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Final resting place: Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation

Final resting place: Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Professing belief in the resurrection of the dead and affirming that the human body is an essential part of a person’s identity, the Catholic Church insists that the bodies of the deceased be treated with respect and laid to rest in a consecrated place.

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Blessed Contardo Ferrini (Oct. 27

Blessed Contardo Ferrini (Oct. 27

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

From his father, a teacher in Milan, Italy, Contardo inherited a love of learning.

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