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Web Edition – January 7, 2011

Web Edition – January 7, 2011

| January 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

View the current issue online. Includes 100-year anniversary special section.

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Sister Ashton named delegate for religious

Sister Ashton named delegate for religious

| January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

For more than 20 years, Sister Ashton was the president/CEO of St. Mary’s Hos­p­ital and Re­ha­bilitation Center in Min­nea­polis, then spent eight years as Min­ne­sota’s State Commissioner of Health.

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Haiti after the earthquake, CRS videos

Haiti after the earthquake, CRS videos

| January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

» Haiti One Year – Leading A Normal Life After the Earthquake

» You Helped Haiti, You Helped Me

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One year after Haiti quake, rebuilding is slow but faith strong

One year after Haiti quake, rebuilding is slow but faith strong

| Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nearly a year after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti took the lives of as many as 300,000 people and left more than a million injured or homeless, growth is best measured by the Haitians’ hope for their country rather than the country’s infrastructure, even as they continue to suffer from a cholera outbreak, according to local Catholics who have visited the small island nation since the disaster.

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Celebrating

Celebrating

| January 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

a century of news and inspiration to guide our hearts

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Catholic media’s mission: To teach and inform

Catholic media’s mission: To teach and inform

| January 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Pope Benedict XVI recently commented to a journalist about condom use in AIDS prevention, there was widespread discussion and confusion about what the pope meant and whether it represented a change in church teaching.

To clarify that no change in church teaching had taken place, Archbishop John Nienstedt provided The Catholic Spirit with a guest column about the issue from John Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

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They honed skills and gained wisdom

They honed skills and gained wisdom

| January 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

We asked former employees to reflect on the time they worked at the Catholic Bulletin or Catholic Spirit.

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Social media here to stay

Social media here to stay

| Julie Pfitzinger | January 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do you “like” The Catholic Spirit in the Facebook sense of the word? If so, you are one of more than 1,100 “friends” who regularly visit The Catholic Spirit’s Facebook page.

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Christmas, Jews and Christians

Christmas, Jews and Christians

| George Weigel | December 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Tradition attributes the Christmas crèche or manger scene to St. Francis of Assisi, while the decorations that have become so much a part of the Christmas season in America — especially the tree and its trimmings — are generally regarded as having come into our culture via Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, consort of Queen Victoria.

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

| December 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Wishing you a Blessed Christmas and Happy New Year from the staff of The Catholic Spirit

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Web Edition – December 16, 2010

Web Edition – December 16, 2010

| December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Read the most recent issue online. Includes Christmas Charity and Age to Age special sections.

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Epiphany takes precedence over Mary, Mother of God, Dismissing the holy day obligation on Saturday

Epiphany takes precedence over Mary, Mother of God, Dismissing the holy day obligation on Saturday

| December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, marks the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, which in 2011 is not a holy day of obligation because it falls on a Saturday.

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