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Q. I have always wondered why we read the Passion during Palm Sunday services. Palm Sunday is a day of rejoicing and jubilation, as we remember Jesus riding into Jerusalem amid throngs of cheering people.
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was granted an extension April 9 to file its Reorganization plan. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel, who is overseeing the archdiocese’s Reorganization process, moved the deadline from May 16 to Nov. 30.
The debate over the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has brought us clarity. If you have wondered to what extent some advocates for “tolerance” will “tolerate” genuine pluralism of opinion about the nature of marriage, gender and human sexuality, you have your answer: very little.
Instructions on how to contact your legislators quickly to support a legislative commission on surrogacy
Q. What do you do when you are in bad temptation, and you seem to like the sin you are going to commit more than what is right?
The World Meeting of Families Sept. 22-28 will be a historic event and an opportunity for each of us to grow in understanding our mission to love — a mission in which we are all called to participate.
One of the ironies of our age of excess is how the littlest among us come with such outsized equipment. And then there is the strange reality that Americans pay to store the things we cannot fit in our homes, driving demand for more than 78 square miles of rentable self-storage – more than three times the size of Manhattan.