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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Joseph Ratzinger has lived his 90 years in a liturgical key, and it began as a newborn.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: A loss in the distinctions is a reason so much confusion over the document remains, one year after its publication.
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COMMENTARY: According to the logic of the Maltese bishops and their defenders, in the area of sexuality subjective conscience can annul universal moral principles.
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COMMENTARY: Eight Reasons to Thank God for His Ministry
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COMMENTARY: The Polish cardinal retired last week at the age of 77.
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COMMENTARY: What Worked in Poland May Not Work in China
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COMMENTARY: These are the keys to the consistory of 2016.
Father Raymond J. de Souza
ANALYSIS: Contrary to widespread media reports, the new guidelines that Pope Francis has endorsed are not a ratification of the Kasper proposal regarding reception of Communion.
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COMMENTARY: Some final thoughts and odds and ends from the just-completed World Youth Day.
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COMMENTARY: The Holy Father’s message Friday echoed Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: ‘To live without faith, without a patrimony to defend, without a steady struggle for truth — that is not living, but existing.’
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COMMENTARY: The devoted secretary to the saint celebrated the opening Mass for World Youth Day in Krakow.
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COMMENTARY: On Wednesday, the Holy Father will visit the crypt of Wawel Cathedral, where the Polish king who saved Christian Europe at the Battle of Vienna is buried alongside other national heroes.
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COMMENTARY: A Latin-American pope and a secretary of state who was once the apostolic nuncio may be able to break the logjam between a stubborn socialist government and relief agencies.
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COMMENTARY: This year's festival in Krakow is expected to draw 2 million pilgrims.
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COMMENTARY: Many of us are eager to see the great preacher canonized.
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COMMENTARY: Reflections of an unexpected encounter with the pope emeritus.
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NEWS ANALYSIS: In 2014, Pope Francis unleashed a synodal process that, quite unexpectedly, has served to put a leash on the Pope’s own intentions when he initiated the process.
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COMMENTARY: The Holy Spirit gave the Church this important figure at a most providential time.
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COMMENTARY: The connection of mercy, Mary and the redemption was underscored in an almost incredible fashion by the death of John Paul in 2005. An indelible image of that final Holy Week was the dying Pope watching the Via Crucis by television in his chapel, his own broken body embracing the cross.
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COMMENTARY: The 2006 encyclical provides the theological foundation for Pope Francis’ pontificate.
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COMMENTARY: Justice’s funeral Mass was both edifying and evangelizing — and unambiguously Catholic.
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COMMENTARY: Today's meeting has the capacity to be decisive for the shape of world Christianity in the 21st century and beyond.
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Father Raymond J. De Souza, who is one of the Missionaries of Mercy, reports from Rome about this signature Year of Mercy moment.