Catholic Courier

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 17, 2017

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April 13, 2017
An empty tomb and a bodily resurrection: why it matters
An empty tomb and a bodily resurrection: why it matters

CNS photo by Octavio Duran

Catholics and other Christians have grown up believing in the Resurrection, but the Apostles themselves were among the first who were skeptical that Jesus arose from the dead.
 
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April 7, 2017
Birthday book: Scholars offer Pope Benedict traditional German tribute

Before he was elected Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger once wrote that he was grateful for being born on a day that fell during the church's most intense liturgical season.

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March 31, 2017
Agency's gift boxes provided by donors bring joy to children in Haiti
Agency's gift boxes provided by donors bring joy to children in Haiti

Teenager Syndia Joseph said she had never received a gift in her life.

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March 23, 2017
Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus' tomb signals new cooperation
Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus' tomb signals new cooperation

Less than a year after restoration work began, the Edicule -- the traditional site of Jesus' burial and resurrection -- was inaugurated in an ecumenical ceremony led by representatives of the Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Armenian churches, including Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

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March 17, 2017
Irish archbishop: St. Patrick was an 'undocumented migrant'
Irish archbishop: St. Patrick was an 'undocumented migrant'

The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has urged Irish people and those of Irish descent celebrating St. Patrick's Day to remember the plight of migrants.

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February 23, 2017
#Ashtags: When posting Ash Wednesday photos, use your head

Ash Wednesday seems to offer contradictory messages. The Gospel reading for the day is about not doing public acts of piety but the very act of getting ashes -- and walking around with them -- is pretty public.

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February 15, 2017
'Radical hospitality' drives founders of Houston food truck park to serve
'Radical hospitality' drives founders of Houston food truck park to serve

Above a row of dozens of craft beer taps, a handwritten line from the Rule of St. Benedict declares a mission: "Hospites Tamquam Christus Siscipiantur."

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February 10, 2017
Faith, love and flexibility: Longtime married couples share all three
Faith, love and flexibility: Longtime married couples share all three

A common faith, thinking as a team, being flexible and arguing candidly but respectfully describe some of the keys to a strong marriage for Claude and Yvette Arrington, named Oregon's longest married couple by Worldwide Marriage Encounter.

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