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Two features today tell the stories of Catholics reaching out and serving on the margins. Walk along narrow lanes with St. Paul of Chartres Sr. Martha Park Byongsuk as the Korean nun changes the face of Bus-Park slum in Nepal. And in the U.S., visit a new kind of soup kitchen, one that welcomes diners to a beautiful space, delicious meals and restaurant-style service: 'Urban chic' One City Café serves chef-created meals to needy Kansas Citians.
Pope Francis' accomplishments outweigh his failures so far, Jesuit Fr. Tom Reese finds as he analyzes the good, the bad and the merciful: Pope Francis after six years.
Missionary Sister of Our Lady of the Angels among victims of Ethiopian crash, and Rose Achiego reports for GSR from Africa on what she's learned about Sr. Florence Wangari's life.
Young Voices columnist Brian Harper has a surprising model for discernment and mercy in tumultuous times: The unappreciated spiritual legacy of Gerald Ford.
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