Catholic Courier

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ISIS' iconoclasm a sin against faith
ISIS' iconoclasm a sin against faith
January 5, 2017

We Roman Catholics are accustomed to thinking that the early church moved its headquarters from Jerusalem to Rome like a frog hopping from one lily pad to another. In fact, it moved on the ground, along the trade routes.

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Visit schools to gauge faith
January 4, 2017

The Diocese’s Department of Catholic Schools and its 19 Catholic schools recently were recommended for accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

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What rates for families?
January 4, 2017

It was with interest that I read about the (Middle States) accreditation process for the Catholic Schools. I wonder what a "faith based" accreditation process would show for these same schools.

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Shocked at need for pass
January 4, 2017

I am a regular Mass attender. I was going to be moving around a lot on Christmas weekend and I decided to attend Christmas Mass at a parish that was not my usual. 

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A quarter-century of Catholic reporting
A quarter-century of Catholic reporting
December 28, 2016

While home on Christmas break from Syracuse University in the early 1980s, I shared my dreams of a big journalism career over lunch with Father John Reif.

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The election and the faithful
The election and the faithful
December 5, 2016

The media, and we who listen to them, were surprised at the election results. I have a feeling it's not the last surprise we are in for.

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'T-shirt wearer' ponders issue
December 5, 2016

I have just read a lovely comment ("Better than staying home," Catholic Courier November 2016 print edition) from Ms. Kelley; her comment being in response to another who had commented on people wearing T-shirts to Church.

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Awaits end to abortion
December 5, 2016

Jesus humbled Himself and became human. As St. Elizabeth said to Mary: "Blessed are you among all woman." So therefore at the moment of conception, life exists and begins.

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