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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Reflects on Pope Francis' Encyclical 'Laudato Si'
The First World War lingers in the memory as humanity's first encounter with industrialized killing on a mass scale. New weapons of the machine age obliterated forests, villages and fields - an entire way of life. This new type of war also deeply shaped the thinking of men who experienced it firsthand. Among them w...read more
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Kristoph, a homeless “resident” in the portico of Via della Conciliazione -- where the Holy See Press Office is located --, looks like a child. Yellow cap, blond hair, blue eyes and rubicund …read more
This Sunday was the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. In the Vatican press conference held last Tuesday it was explained that the day coincided with …read more
In an essay published last December Peter Hitchens, brother of the late Christopher Hitchens, a renowned atheist, reflected on the importance of religion. In his essay, published December 3 …read more
The single most important paradigm shift of this century, indeed the hallmark of our understanding of today's new society, is that "total value" represents not only "financial value" but also …read more
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