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The Catholic Spirit invites young artists in the archdiocese to participate in a poster contest with the theme: “I unwrap the real gift of Christmas when . . .”
Entries must be postmarked or dropped off at The Catholic Spirit offices by Wednesday, Dec. 11
Here are a few of the main features of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, “Evangelii Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”), which was released Nov. 26 at the Vatican:
Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on sharing the joy of the Gospel is a call to faith-filled optimism, recognizing challenges but knowing that God’s love and lordship will prevail, said Archbishop Rino Fisichella, introducing the text to the media.
Defending human dignity and protecting society’s most vulnerable necessarily means protecting the unborn and defending their right to life, Pope Francis said in his apostolic exhortation.