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Dinner guests hear 'Stories of Love'

The theme of the 35th Annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Charities was “Stories of Love.” As part of the gathering, staff and supporters were asked to give a six-word story of love ...

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Frey sees God's hand at work

Kelly Frey of WTAE-TV, the Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl Caritas Flame of Hope Award winner, was unable to attend the dinner. Two weeks ago, she found out that she had a setback in her battle against breas ...

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Dinner guests hear 'Stories of Love'

The theme of the 35th Annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Charities was “Stories of Love.” As part of the gathering, staff and supporters were asked to give a six-word story of love ...

Frey sees God's hand at work

Kelly Frey of WTAE-TV, the Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl Caritas Flame of Hope Award winner, was unable to attend the dinner. Two weeks ago, she found out that she had a setback in her battle against breas ...

Bishop David Zubik

Dan, Henry and Jack

These last several weeks have marked the turn of an era for those of us who live in southwestern Pennsylvania. As part of God’s extraordinary timing, three very successful, three very powerful, ...

Uber Est!

Without intending to, I have become a user and a fan of the ride-sharing service Uber. It gets me where I need to go, when I need to be there. And it’s also taught me something about faith.As ma ...

Easter came early -- real early

If you were to visit the kitchen in my apartment at St. Paul Seminary, you would see lots and lots and lots of memorabilia from the 1950s TV comedy “I Love Lucy.” I love the antics of Lucy ...

Our doors will be open. Our lights will be on.

“Ego te absolvo a peccatis tuis in nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spritus Sancti. Amen.”“I absolve you from your sins, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. ...

It can change your life

On the weekend just before Ash Wednesday, this special issue of the Pittsburgh Catholic is being mailed directly to you. This is a gift from your neighborhood parish.If you aren’t familiar with ...

'Are you unaware ...?'

Let me tell you a story. It’s one I have told you before. But I’m at that point in life that I can tell the old stories again. And it is a good one.This all took place during the early yea ...

Faith

Pope offers new beatitudes for saints of a new age

MALMO, Sweden — The saints are blessed because they were faithful and meek and cared for others, Pope Francis said.At the end of an ecumenical trip to Sweden, Pope Francis celebrated the feast o ...

Father Bober

Ultimately, God decides who gets to heaven

QUESTION: A lot of people (and a lot of TV preachers) believe that anyone who does not believe in Christ cannot get into heaven. Does the Catholic Church teach that?ANSWER: The above question was addr ...

Know-Nothings incited fear of Catholics

QUESTION: Is it true that in the United States a major political party nominated a person for president of the United States on a platform of anti-Catholicism?ANSWER: Yes, and that political party was ...

Questions on marriage in the church

QUESTION: My mother has been divorced from my father for several years. He has remarried but she has not, and has no intention of doing so. However, she has not received Communion since the divorce ye ...

Quran recalls words of Muhammad

QUESTION: In the news, I often hear of the Quran. I don’t really know much about it. When did it come about and who wrote it? ANSWER: The Quran is the “holy book” of I ...

Catholic funeral rite can be denied

QUESTION: I have heard that there was a time when a pastor could deny a person a church funeral. Is that so, and did it change?ANSWER: In the past, Christian burial could be denied to certain individu ...

TV networks are motivated by profit

QUESTION: I wonder if I am the only one who finds television to be increasingly vulgar and worthless. I also wonder why the Catholic Church doesn’t do more to oppose this trend.ANSWER: The Ameri ...

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In 2009, it was announced that Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterhas-who had undergone a conversion to Christ years after writing unchristian films such as Basic Instinct and Showgirls-would write a film about ________.

The answer to last week's question is: Cardinal; red bird named for the red vestments worm by cardinals. Come back Monday, May 29, 2017, for the answer to this week's question, which is from "The Great Catholic Trivia Challenge" by Claire Mary Smith, published by ST PAULS (www.stpauls.us).

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls
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