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Bishop Robert Christian was appointed an auxiliary bishop of the San Francisco archdiocese in 2018, and was consecrated June 5 of that year.
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In a letter of condolence to members of Sardi's family, Pope Francis praised the cardinal's "priestly spirit, his theological preparation, his gifts of intelligence and wisdom... through which he has given a valuable contribution to the magisteriums of St. Paul VI, John Paul I, St. John Paul II, and Benedict XVI."
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In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis reflected on the parable of the Good Samaritan, which he called “one of the most beautiful parables of the Gospel.”
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Depending on the crime, previous limitations on prosecution ranged from five to 10 years after the alleged incident.
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Kathy Schiffer
St. Kateri is the patron of Native Americans and people in exile, as well as patron of ecology and the environment. Her feast day is July 14.
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Michael Warsaw
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Solène Tadié
Monica Ashour, co-founder and executive director of the Theology of the Body Evangelization Team, on the key to a sound Christian anthropology of love and sexuality.
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Omar Gutierrez
User’s Guide to Sunday, July 14
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Patti Armstrong
“The power of the Church entrusted to the bishops is exactly what the devil fears most.”
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Black Catholic candidates for sainthood provide a powerful answer to: Why be Catholic?
Father Raymond de Souza
COMMENTARY: Pope Francis’ improvised gift of St. Peter’s bone fragments to the patriarch of Constantinople requires further exploration.
Father Carter Griffin
COMMENTARY: Proposals for married clergy often reveal a functional view of the priesthood that loses sight of its spiritual fatherhood.
The Editors
EDITORIAL: These famed holy, humble men stayed firmly anchored to Christ through a life of prayer, the sacraments and devoted service to the needy.
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