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From Readers – February 13, 2020

From Readers – February 13, 2020

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Caucus against assisted suicide
Get to know the ‘other’
Helping others not ‘either/or’

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What’s the Church’s relationship with Islam?

What’s the Church’s relationship with Islam?

| February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

“‘Nostra Aetate’ is the first positive Catholic ‘theology of Islam’ at the highest level of Church authority — an ecumenical council (Vatican II). The document explicitly ‘exhorts’ all Catholics, not just experts, to engage in dialogue and cooperation with Muslims,” said Rita George-Tvrtkovic´, an associate professor of theology at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.

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Lonsdale pastor apologizes for ‘words that were hurtful to Muslims’

Lonsdale pastor apologizes for ‘words that were hurtful to Muslims’

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

“My homily on immigration contained words that were hurtful to Muslims. I’m sorry for this,” said Father Nick VanDenBroeke, pastor of Immaculate Conception in Lonsdale, in a Jan. 29 statement. “I realize now that my comments were not fully reflective of the Catholic Church’s teaching on Islam.”

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Former student arrested for setting St. Kate’s fires

Former student arrested for setting St. Kate’s fires

| January 19, 2018 | 5 Comments

A Jan. 19 statement from the university stated that its community was “shocked and saddened” by Hassan’s reported statements about her motives.

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Gunmen take Catholic hostages; Philippines’ Duterte imposes martial law

Gunmen take Catholic hostages; Philippines’ Duterte imposes martial law

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Philippine bishops’ conference, said the terrorists “have threatened to kill the hostages if government forces pitted against them are not recalled.”

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Conversion of Islam; women and Vatican vote

Conversion of Islam; women and Vatican vote

| Father Kenneth Doyle | July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q. Long ago, as a child, I remember saying prayers aloud for “the conversion of Russia” after every Mass. Why, in our troubled world, are we not doing the same thing now for Islamic extremists, who are surely in need of our prayers? And where would such a directive come from?

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When are creed and Gloria said? Her God and your God

When are creed and Gloria said? Her God and your God

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. My friend said that frequently at his parish they recite neither the Gloria nor the creed at weekday Mass. I knew that during certain periods of the year, the Gloria was not recited, but I thought that the creed was always used. Has something changed with the Mass that I am not aware of?

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Mosque controversy: A case of ‘No Muslims need apply’?

Mosque controversy: A case of ‘No Muslims need apply’?

| September 3, 2010 | 2 Comments

The debate over whether or not to allow the construction of a mosque and Islamic cultural center near ground zero in New York has ignited heated discussion in recent weeks among a steady stream of politicians, talk show hosts and demonstrators both for and against the proposal.

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