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Vol. 94 No. 24, November 30, 2016

Advent/Christmas

ADVENT/CHRISTMAS SEASON — The Vatican Christmas tree is positioned in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Nov. 24. As the 25-metre-tall spruce tree was erected, the Vatican released Pope Francis' liturgy schedule for Advent, Christmas and the month of January. The tree is from the Trentino province in northern Italy. CNS/Max Rossi, Reuters





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Raising kids Catholic

In the third of a series on raising kids Catholic Brett Salkeld talks about some of the particular challenges our culture presents to Catholic parents trying to pass on the faith to their children.


Celebrating indigenous culture

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Refugees and integration

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