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Young Voices columnist Mark Piper says it's because of a Catholic sister that he is still part of the church.
Could it be this kind of disagreement that keeps some people away? When a New Mexico bishop recently announced that he would celebrate cathedral Masses with his back to the people, his words acknowledged contention over liturgy that's been going on since Vatican II.
Columnist Phyllis Zagano is tired of how the developed world's pundits and politicians don't talk about the people of the world who are poor but rather only about themselves. "As our collapsing world writhes in pain, they break out in Twitter wars."
Two stories out of Bangladesh, a country with a Christian population of 0.3%
- Bangladesh's sisters share Christian values by visiting students, others at home
- Bangladesh flood victims reel as aid agencies struggle to respond
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