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Catholics learn how to evangelize

PHOENIX — Alfonso Fraire, a student at Arizona State University, volunteers his time with youth ministry — and hopes to take back what he learned at the Student Leadership Summit...

Worldly spirit blurs good, evil, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians must be on guard against the spirit of worldliness that confuses and blurs the lines between what is good and what is evil, Pope Francis said. While the...

Peace vigil provides lesson in forgiveness

An overflow audience awaited the featured speaker at a New Year’s Eve peace vigil hosted by the Pittsburgh Benedictines for Peace. One of the survivors of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre...

Local partners join hands to open Winter Shelter

In partnership with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services and the Smithfield United Church of Christ, Pittsburgh Mercy's Operation Safety Net announced Nov. 12 that the Winter Shelter...

PCC praises bill to aid ex-inmates

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference Dec. 18 thanked members of the state House for giving former inmates a path to becoming responsible members of society through passage...

'Grudge' has dark, complex history

NEW YORK — The drab horror tale "The Grudge" (Screen Gems) has a complex history and a complicated structure. But the upshot for viewers is a simple one: Failing skillfully to interweave his...

Winter Warming Station, overnight shelter open

Working in partnership with the city of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and Operation Safety Net, Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh has opened its Winter Warming Station early due to...

'Bombshell' highlights corrosive workplace

NEW YORK — Ripped from the headlines, as the saying goes, “Bombshell” (Lionsgate) dramatizes the real-life story of the sexual harassment scandal that swamped the Fox News...

Creches tell Nativity story amid local culture

DAYTON, Ohio — Each culture, if not every home, has its own unique rendition of the Nativity. The Christ Child may lay on a manger made from materials as diverse as wax, blown glass, yarn,...

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ORGAN LESSONS

Group organ lessons on Roland and Lowrey organs are being offered at the Community Center for Neighbors North Catholic Community, campus of St. Athanasius Parish,...

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ADORATION NIGHT

An adoration night will be Friday, Jan. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Aquinas Academy in Gibsonia. Program will feature Father Dan Waruszewki, singers Emily Cunningham...

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EPIPHANY EXPERIENCE

St. Joseph and St. Mary of Czestochowa parishes in New Kensington present annual “Epiphany Experience” on Sunday, Jan. 5, at St. Joseph Parish,...

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GIFTS OF HOLY SPIRIT

A discussion on “Gifts of the Holy Spirit” will be part of Oakland Prayer Group’s next informal evening of prayer, praise and teaching...

Columns

You are a beloved child of God

During a recent physical exam, my doctor gave me some unorthodox advice to help me fulfill my New Year’s resolution to lose weight and get healthier. In addition to more exercise and better...

Migrants benefit from sisters' ministry

WASHINGTON — Mercy Sister Rosemary Welsh is a nurse, and for the past 44 years she has immersed her ministry in the Latino culture.

Through the lives of thousands of migrants from...

From fear to wisdom and love

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” So we read in Proverbs 1:7, but what kind of fear leads to our becoming wiser and more knowledgeable people?

A simple example...

The birth that changed the world

A Muslim man with the handle “ibn Al Aljuraan” tweeted, “Imagine believing that a woman gave birth to God, the Most High, and that he needed to be breast-fed and taken care of by...


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