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Think two words this Lent: ‘repent' and 'atone,' Bishop Jugis preaches

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Giving to the poor is part of jubilee year, pope says

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Don't judge sinners who want to repent, help them come home

Frs. Byers and Winslow among Missisonaries of Mercy

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Consecrated life a 'radical witness' in the world

Bishop Jugis honors religious at Mass for World Day For Consecrated Life

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Mercy Sister Jeanne-Margaret McNally: Communion with the Church

Mercy Sister Jeanne-Margaret McNally: Communion with the Church

Editor's note: We are gratified to publish this series about the rights and obligations of the Christian faithful, as set forth in canon (Church) law, written especially for the Catholic News Herald by Mercy Sister Jeanne-Margaret McNally. Sister...

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Michael Miller: Catholic education equips students to tackle life's problems

Michael Miller: Catholic education equips students to tackle life's problems

The Diocese of Charlotte school system, including Asheville Catholic School, focuses on how best to weave our faith throughout the curriculum so that students understand how they are connected, and establishing a context for other things they...

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Deacon James H. Toner: What we know that ain't so: Being a 'conformist'

Deacon James H. Toner: What we know that ain't so: Being a 'conformist'

What we think is the right road The poet Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, "Whosoever would be a man, must be a nonconformist." Today, we would add "...or woman" to Emerson's advice, while still mostly agreeing that, of course, everyone should...

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New six-part video series on creation now available on disc and online

New six-part video series on creation now available on disc and online

WASHINGTON, D.C. — God may have needed just six days to make all of creation, but for the new video series "Creation," well, it took a bit longer. Salt and Light Media started working on the project in 2010, according to Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann,...

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Comedian, cardinal, inmate present Pope Francis book on mercy

Comedian, cardinal, inmate present Pope Francis book on mercy

VATICAN CITY — Arms flailing, the exuberant and perhaps hyperactive Italian actor and comedian Roberto Benigni described Pope Francis as a masterful minister of God's mercy, which is always active and always on the move. Benigni brought the...

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Weaver Chorale in Greensboro invited to sing at the Vatican

Weaver Chorale in Greensboro invited to sing at the Vatican

GREENSBORO — A high school chorale in Greensboro is headed to Rome this summer for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: singing at the Festival Corale Internazionale Di Roma, an invitation-only event and one of the premiere musical events held...

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