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Catholic News & Perspective

August 2020

Aug 12

‘We all could use a reminder of our mother’s love’

By: Ava Lalor One of my favorite places to visit is the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I was fortunate to attend a college only a couple hours away from the shrine, and between different Catholic groups I was a part of and the fact that one of my friends was from the La Crosse region, I probably made the journey three...
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Aug 10

A shrinking faith, here and abroad

By: Msgr. Owen F. Campion Likely, when American Catholics meet, they do not rush to discuss the current situation of parishes in Germany. Wait a year or two. In Germany, several large, prominent and historic dioceses have announced plans radically to cut back on the number of their parishes, not always with popular approval. The Holy See has...
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Aug 7

Opening the Word: The tyranny of activity

By: Timothy P. O'Malley In March 2020, the world shut down. There were no more concerts, no more sporting events, no more school and no more extracurriculars. The frenetic activity that characterizes the hustle and bustle of life in the United States ceased. And yet, almost immediately, many began to ask, “When can we go back to...
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Aug 5

COVID-19 changes campus classes, dining halls, dorms and maybe fees

By: Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — The fall semester at Catholic colleges and universities around the country will look and feel very different. As the nation continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, university life is cautiously stepping back into the fray of bringing students, faculty and staff members back together under...
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Aug 3

The mission of prayer is at the heart of hope

By: Kathryn Jean Lopez One of the most powerful places in our nation’s capital has very little to do with government, or lobbyists, or military, or any kind of worldly power. I say “very little” because all of the people laboring under those categories fall under its prayer cover. St. Clare’s Convent, within walking...
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