Here's an aspect of JPII I bet most of you never considered: Pope John Paul II leaves legacy as sex educator His 'theology of the body' made teachings accessible
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada -- Will sainthood for John Paul II, John XXIII unite church?
St. Paul-Minneapolis -- Twin Cities archbishop's deposition reveals flaws, oversights in abuse policies
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Camden, N.J. -- Can a drop of blood from John Paul II save a Camden church? Pastor hopes that as devotion to the new St. John Paul II grows, St. Joseph's could become a shrine, even a minor basilica, in his honor, and that John Paul's devotees would make pilgrimages here.
Commentary: Pope Francis puts Catholic rebirth at risk: Plans to canonize abuse-tainted pontiffs reveal disconnect.
Derry, Ireland -- Bishop tells Catholics that big changes are coming in the Catholic Church – and that the current model of providing “Masses, funerals and baptisms on demand is not going to be possible in the future.” The church was now facing a period of being rebuilt entirely and “not just repainted or tinkered with.”
Fargo, N.D. -- Ground broken for $15 million school, church in West Fargo; growing population prompts project
Dover, Maine -- House of God to house of people? Plan afoot to turn St. Charles into workforce housing. The non-profit Housing Partnership would like to turn the church into approximately 42 units.
Harrisburg, Pa -- Harrisburg's recently-installed Roman Catholic Bishop is asserting birth control is causing many cancers in woman, but the current scientific consensus doesn't agree.
Abuja, Nigeria -- Catholic Bishops to discuss contentious religious issues in Nigeria
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Daily Bread is a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned Scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.