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In memoriam: Robert McClory (1932-2015)

Translation of New Testament + book of Vatican II documents rest on @NCRonline writer Bob McClory’s casket. pic.twitter.com/N3xe1TBVgH

— Tom Fox (@NCRTomFox) April 11, 2015…

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How to cope with Holy Week when you feel less than inspired | National Catholic Reporter

In a Lent and Holy Week that have been less-than-optimal for me spiritually, I appreciated Father Reese’s honesty and perspective, especially about the theology surrounding the crucifixion. 15 more words


It is a heresy to say Capital Punishment is immoral, or can be abolished

Rome, March 6, 2015:  The agenda of Communism* to disarm Christendom more and more has reached fever pitch this week with pronouncements by the Vatican Observer at the United Nations, the Pope, and several media outlets in the United States against the death penalty. 908 more words


Fr. Richard McBrien, theologian and church expert, dies at 78 | National Catholic Reporter

Fr. Richard McBrien, who as a scholar brought distinction to a university theology department and who as an author and often-interviewed popular expert explained the Catholic church to the wider world, died early Sunday morning. 313 more words

Pope Francis, Comic Strip Hero!

For sometime now, whenever I needed a little chuckle, I gone over to the National Catholic Reporter website.  Yes, I go to NCR for some laughs.  81 more words

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