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Vol. 92 No. 27 December 31, 2014

Feast Day

Children dressed as the Three Kings wait for the start of Pope Francis' celebration of mass marking the feast of Mary, Mother of God, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Jan. 1. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)


This Week


Yearend short takes

Yearend short takes A few noteworthy film titles for all interests will keep moviegoers busy this Christmas season.

Final report

The final report on the apostolic visitation of American nuns launched in 2008 has all but leached out the negative and punitive spirit that unloosed it, writes Joan Chittister, OSB. “The spirit at the top has changed. The tone has changed. The degree of collaboration has changed.”

 

Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

The Visitation — revisited

Liturgy and Life

Leah Perrault

By Leah Perrault

Feast of John the Baptist, January 11, 2015

Breaking Open the Ordinary

By Sandy Prather

Are we there yet?

Commentary

How Pope Francis' diplomacy may change everything

By David Gibson

Pope Francis and his role in the Cuba talks

Arts and Culture

CNS Movie Reviews

The Imitation GameExodus

Poetry:

Jan WoodPoetry:

Book Review

By Edwin Buettner

Meditation

Miriam Therese Winter

Screenings and Meanings

Gerald SchmitzWarner Bros