Editorial: Pandemic has brought the necessity to find new ways to live our faith
Bishop J. Mark Spalding ordained Juan Carlos Garcia and Javier Suarez to the priesthood during a Mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville, TN on Saturday, 15 August 2020.

Editorial: Pandemic has brought the necessity to find new ways to live our faith

They say necessity is the mother of invention. That’s probably never been truer than in 2020.

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EDITORIAL: The light of Christ is stronger than any pandemic, any crisis
Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Dec. 6, 2020. No pandemic and no kind of crisis can extinguish the light of Christ, the pope said to visitors gathered in the square. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

EDITORIAL: The light of Christ is stronger than any pandemic, any crisis

It has been an oppressive year. The COVID-19 pandemic has crowded into our lives, forcing us to rearrange how we do almost everything

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Editorial: Advent is call to open our hearts to a new way of living
Pope Francis waves during his Angelus in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Dec. 3, 2017. Conversion during Advent is, in particular, "a question of converting our idea of God," Pope Francis remarked Dec. 15, 2019. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

Editorial: Advent is call to open our hearts to a new way of living

Long months of the vicious COVID-19 pandemic preceded the arrival of this year’s Advent season leading to Christmas.

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Editorial: Times may be dark but there is still much to be thankful for
A volunteer opens a box of frozen turkeys at St. Jerome Church in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2019, during the annual turkey and trimmings giveaway sponsored by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens. Provisions for a Thanksgiving Day meal were distributed to more than 500 families in need. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Editorial: Times may be dark but there is still much to be thankful for

It is easy to give in to the gloom. But that would betray our Christian faith, our hope in Christ.

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Editorial: We have an obligation to stay engaged beyond election day
Voters in New York City line up to cast ballots outside Madison Square Garden Oct. 24, 2020, on the first day of early voting for the presidential election. (CNS photo/Jeenah Moon, Reuters)

Editorial: We have an obligation to stay engaged beyond election day

In times of intense partisan polarization, Catholics are called to change the tenor of our national debate, continue to help build God’s kingdom

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The pope’s new encyclical presents a formidable challenge
Free copies of L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, with the front page about Pope Francis' new encyclical, "Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship," are distributed by volunteers at the end of the Angelus in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 4, 2020. The social encyclical extends a formidable challenge to us all, the challenge to create "a different culture." (CNS photo/ IPA/Sipa USA, Reuters)

The pope’s new encyclical presents a formidable challenge

The social encyclical extends a formidable challenge to us all, the challenge to create "a different culture.

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EDITORIAL: Don’t let the cries of the suffering fall on deaf ears
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in this file photo. On July 5, 2020, the pope backed a U.N. resolution calling for a global cease-fire. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) See POPE-ANGELUS-CEASE-FIRE July 6, 2020.

EDITORIAL: Don’t let the cries of the suffering fall on deaf ears

We are living in times that try our souls and test our hearing.  All around us, rise up the cries of those suffering, people who have been infected by the…

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