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Vol. 93 No. 28 January 6, 2016

THE JOURNEY OF 2016 BEGINS — “Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” — John Boswell (Sleigh-ride horses near Bredenbury, Sask., Dec. 30, 2015. Photo by Allison Weber)

THE JOURNEY OF 2016 BEGINS — “Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” — John Boswell (Sleigh-ride horses near Bredenbury, Sask., Dec. 30, 2015. Photo by Allison Weber)


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This Week


Best films of 2015

In eight days the Oscar nominations will be known, capping many weeks of proliferating awards, critics’ lists, chatter about surprises and snubs, writes Gerald Schmitz. This week he shares his own list of the best of 2015.


Cardinal Wuerl

“What’s at stake for Francis and the church — especially as conservative opposition to his reforming ways has at times reached a boiling point — is essentially immersing Francis’ innovative pontificate into the river of tradition that sustains and unites Catholicism even as it moves forward,” writes David Gibson. Few are as well-positioned as Cardinal Donald Wuerl to advance that goal.


Interfaith gathering

An Interfaith Gathering for Solidarity, Understanding and Peace brought people together to hear reflections from faith leaders across traditions — Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain, Bah’ai, Latter Day Saints — in a gesture to choose unity over extremism, writes Rev. Tom Ryan, CSP.


Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Books of the year

Liturgy and Life

By Bob Williston

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jan. 17, 2016

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