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Police raise security threat level in Krakow but say no concrete danger

Polish police have raised the threat level, after an Iraqi man was arrested with traces of explosives; police said the threat category was not linked to any "concrete threat."

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What chance has idealism in this endlessly divided world?

Soul Seeing: Amid a crowd protesting the Brexit referendum result, I wonder who can judge right and wrong in this binary world of "in" or "out."

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Parish

Lay leader in Louisiana connecting young Latinos with Catholic church

Marcos Gonzalez Villalba, the Shreveport diocese's first diocesan Hispanic youth and young adult coordinator, has been helping parishes reach out to young Latinos and provide groups for them.

Justice

The cathedral and the prison

At the Intersection: As they worshiped in Lisbon's Se Cathedral, what was going through parishioners', priests' and bishops' minds, knowing what was going on across the street?

Spirituality

What chance has idealism in this endlessly divided world?

Soul Seeing: Amid a crowd protesting the Brexit referendum result, I wonder who can judge right and wrong in this binary world of "in" or "out."

Theology

Who was Mary Magdalene? New book explores saint's life

Mary Magdalene has been "interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted," according to Michael Haag, historian and author of The Quest for Mary Magdalene.

Media

Who was Mary Magdalene? New book explores saint's life

Mary Magdalene has been "interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted," according to Michael Haag, historian and author of The Quest for Mary Magdalene.

A Catholic role in healing US culture

NCR Editorial: As Catholics, we would advise putting families and job creation at the heart of the domestic agenda. 

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Priest slain in France during morning Mass, ISIS claims attack

Updated: Armed men burst into a Catholic church Tuesday morning near Rouen, France, and slit the throat of a priest who was celebrating Mass.

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World Youth Day pilgrims share victims' space at Auschwitz-Birkenau

World Youth Day 2016: It was an emotional day. One that I am still trying to unpack in both my mind and heart.

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