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"This attack being planned by the United States is a criminal act, which will only reap more victims, in addition to the tens of thousands of these two years of war. This will destroy the Arab world's trust in the West," says Gregory III Laham, Patriarch of Antioch of the East, of Alexandria and Jerusalem of the Melkites.
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The anniversary of the March on Washington -- Catholic schools provide a beacon of hope to Washington families by Cardinal Donal Wuerl
Michael Sean Winters is on vacation. Read this from his stand-in: Three options for the countercultural Catholic by Robert Christian
Treasury Secretary Lew Reiterates No Negotiations With Congress on Debt Limit
Sioux City, Iowa -- Bishop mulling diocese's role in immigration reform push
Frankfurt, Germany -- Catholics rise up against bishop's leadership
Student Catholic priests numbers on the rise in Ireland. Twenty enroll at national seminary, eight more than last term.
Bolzano and Brixen, Italy -- Church told to pay 700,000 euros to compensate child sex abuse victim
Los Angeles -- Catholic churches push Rep. Ed Royce on immigration
Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.
Daily Bread is a series 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.