Editorial: Make all things new as we begin to emerge from pandemic
Father Michael Fye, pastor of St. Ann Church in Nashville, wants the parish community as it moves past the COVID-19 pandemic to be even more vibrant than it was before. Mass attendance at St. Ann has been growing for several months, and Father Fye expects that trend to continue as people feel more comfortable in large gatherings. Parishioners line up to receive Communion during Mass on Sunday, April 11.

Editorial: Make all things new as we begin to emerge from pandemic

Look to the future in the spirit of the Easter season

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Editorial: With vaccines, nuance gets lost in the headlines
A Johnson & Johnson scientist works in a laboratory during the development and testing of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in this undated photo. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved use of the company's one-shot vaccine Feb. 27, 2021. (CNS photo/Johnson & Johnson, Handout via Reuters) Editor's note: No resales. No archives.

Editorial: With vaccines, nuance gets lost in the headlines

The COVID-19 pandemic presents one of those complicated situations that requires a nuanced response.

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Editorial: Can you increase your almsgiving this Lent?
An usher uses a collection basket during Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral in Newark, N.J. Giving alms, sharing what we have with those in need, is not just a good idea, something with spiritual benefits -- it is our vocation. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) See FAITH-ALIVE 12 Feb. 13, 2020.

Editorial: Can you increase your almsgiving this Lent?

An usher uses a collection basket during Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral in Newark, N.J. Giving alms, sharing what we have with those in need, is not just…

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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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