Catholic News & Perspective

November 2017

Nov 20

Measuring success in family life

By: Sarah Reinhard OSV Newsweekly It was a cold, windy day in March — the perfect kind of day to be curled up with a hot drink. There was a smattering of rain here and there, but I remember more the tone in the chapel and especially the small white casket. I was a newly minted Catholic, witnessing the answer to a prayer, though at the time...
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Nov 18

First World Day of the Poor is Nov. 19

By: Brian Fraga OSV Newsweekly When it became clear that Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, SJ, would succeed Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Claudio Hummes of Brazil, seated next to Cardinal Bergoglio in the March 2013 conclave, comforted the Argentine cardinal and told him, “Don’t forget the poor.” The future Pope Francis took those...
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Nov 16

The Church and the #metoo movement

By Michelle Martin OSV Newsweekly For a few days in October, it was almost impossible to log into social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook and not see posts about #metoo. The hashtag was used by people — mostly women, but some men — who wanted to show the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and sexual abuse. Some shared their...
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