Paul Moore: Lent brims and beckons with blossoming blessings (Part 2)

In My Father’s House / Paul Thomas Moore This column continues the theme from the March 13 edition of The Catholic Post on the many “roses of condolence” I have experienced in Lent, as spiritually challenging as the season’s “thorns of repentance” can be. I discussed how my feelings about Lent are inextricably tied to […]

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The slap

It came out of nowhere, and was undeserved. No, we’re not talking about actor Will Smith’s slap of comedian Chris Rock that overshadowed the Academy Awards on March 27 and was a major news story and social media topic for days after. We’re drawing attention to the first slap of Jesus. “Then they spat in […]

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New altar consecrated at Holy Family Church in Lincoln; sanctuary redesigned

Incense rises as Bishop Louis Tylka leads the rite of consecration for a new altar at Holy Family Church in Lincoln on April 3. A redesign of the sanctuary -- including newly crafted furnishings, paintings, and a restoration of the back wall – is the first phase of a total church renovation. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

LINCOLN — Calling it a “day of blessing for this community and for the church at large,” Bishop Louis Tylka consecrated a new altar in the renovated sanctuary of Holy Family Church during a Mass on April 3. “It is a great joy to be with you today to celebrate this Mass and to consecrate […]

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“Morbius” (Columbia)

Jared Leto stars in a scene from the movie "Morbius." The Catholic News Service classification is A-III -- adults. (CNS/Sony Pictures)

By Catholic News Service Jared Leto stars in this drab Marvel Comics-based adventure, directed by Daniel Espinosa. He plays the gifted physician of the title who, in attempting to cure the blood disease from which he has suffered since childhood, partially succeeds but with the rather alarming side effect that he frequently transforms into a […]

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Pope apologizes for treatment of Indigenous in Canada; promises to visit

Pope Francis greets Rhoda Ungalaq, a representative of Canada's Inuit, during a meeting with members of three Canadian Indigenous groups in the Vatican's Clementine Hall on April 1. (CNS/Vatican Media)

By Cindy Wooden / Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Expressing “sorrow and shame” for the complicity of Catholics in abusing Indigenous children in Canada and helping in the attempt to erase their culture, Pope Francis pledged to address the issue more fully when he visits Canada. “For the deplorable conduct of those members […]

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