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Christian beauty and encounter – one author’s proposal to heal a wounded culture

Denver, Colo., Oct 4, 2017 / 06:14 am (CNA).- The power of Christian beauty and human encounter will be the focus of a leading Communion and Liberation priest as he holds a roundtable discussion and speaking tour of North America this Oct. 9-15. “Do we Christians still […]

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Days before encyclical’s release, Pope condemns culture of waste

Vatican City, Jun 11, 2015 / 01:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After revealing that the topic of consumerism will be a key theme in his upcoming encyclical, Pope Francis today delivered a speech condemning food waste and the indifference of states when confronted with the topic of hunger. […]

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Pope slams culture of waste, says it’s ‘a mortal sin’ to discard elderly

Rome, Italy, Mar 4, 2015 / 05:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his general audience Pope Francis condemned modern society for silently disposing of the elderly, saying that a civilization which views them only as burdensome is ‘perverse’ and ill. “It’s is a mortal sin to discard our […]

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Latino leadership in the spotlight at intersection of Church and culture

Washington D.C., Feb 12, 2015 / 05:18 pm (CNA).- Social justice, politics and Latino culture are three areas that are fields for evangelization, a Hispanic ministry leader told young Catholic professionals at a recent event in Washington, D.C. “Our love of God isn’t real, is not verified, […]

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Leading Iraqi Christian calls on Muslims to confront ‘culture of hatred’

Baghdad, Iraq, Jan 23, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon has encouraged Iraqi Muslims to confront violent extremists, stressing the need to return to peaceful coexistence despite present threats in the country. “At this point, there is no other future for us […]

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Will an ancient Christian culture disappear unless East and West unite?

Washington D.C., Dec 5, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The East and West must cooperate to save ancient Christian cultures in the Middle East, to secure peace, and to protect humanity as a whole, an expert in Aramaic culture insists. “If Christian communities in the Middle […]

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How one bishop sees marriage as key to ‘culture of encounter’

Baltimore, Md., Nov 12, 2014 / 03:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With marriage in crisis in the modern world, the faithful have a duty to work for its restoration, promoting the ‘culture of encounter’ called for by the Holy Father, said a leading U.S. bishop. “Pope Francis said […]

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