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Vol. 93 No. 10 August 26, 2015


Homeless Jesus is pictured in this July 29 photo of the seven-foot-long bronze sculpture that sits in front of a downtown Washington building occupied by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington. Pope Francis is expected to pass by the statue Sept. 24 during the Washington-leg of his U.S. visit. The sculpture is the creation of Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz, who also has similar sculptures in place in Toronto and several U.S. cities. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth)

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This Week

Pastoral letter

The five bishops of Saskatchewan have issued a pastoral letter about the legalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Fall synod

Pope Francis is asking for prayers and hoping for miracles ahead of this October’s synod on the family, writes Michael Swan. It will be the second of two synods dedicated to how the church preaches, teaches and cares for families.

Books and baseball

Brent Loehr’s new book reveals a zeal for life which overflows into his love for, among other things, people, baseball, education and writing.

Beyond the horror

Speaking of religious violence, Dr. Volker Greifenhagen says that if you don’t try to listen beyond the horror then the terrorists have won.


In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

An obituary for suicide

Liturgy and Life

By Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sept. 6, 2015

Breaking Open the Ordinary

By Sandy Prather

Close calls


Arts and Culture