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Synod focus is listening to Spirit, not debating hot topics, cardinals say

By |2023-01-30T08:56:03-06:00January 30, 2023|Local News|

The principal task of the continental assemblies and the assemblies of the Synod of Bishops in 2023 and 2024 is to learn and strengthen a process of listening as a church to the Holy Spirit and not to address all the issues being debated in the church, top officers of the synod said.

Women help religions share wisdom, promote peace, pope says

By |2023-01-26T07:53:24-06:00January 26, 2023|World News|

The world's religious traditions and their followers are called to offer wisdom to the world and to "infuse it with a spirit of warmth, healing and fraternity," which requires the participation of women as well as men, Pope Francis said.

Italian publisher releases book of essays by retired Pope Benedict

By |2023-01-23T08:47:27-06:00January 23, 2023|World News|

While the Second Vatican Council gave the Catholic Church a "beautiful" document on the priesthood, "it did not face the fundamental question" of the difference between Catholic and Protestant understandings of ordained ministry, wrote Pope Benedict XVI in an essay published after his death.

Two lives and deaths, one lesson of love

By |2023-01-16T14:03:29-06:00January 21, 2023|Staff writer|

Almost two years ago, a tribute article for the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was put on my list of upcoming stories. I have thought about what to write several times, but I could never have known that reflecting on his legacy would coincide with that of my last living grandparent.

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