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Priest examines writing of 'Humanae Vitae'

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY — Documents in the Vatican Secret Archives and the archives of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith prove it was a “myth” that Blessed Paul VI largely set out More

REGISTRATION OPEN  Early registration is now open for the second annual Catholic Women’s Fellowship Conference, “Overflow: Live in the Abundance of Grace,” Saturday, Oct. 27, a

Dignity is made real in weakness

One of the bedrock principles of Catholic social teaching is the transcendent and sacrosanct dignity of the human person. Each and every human being, regardless of age, race, sex or ability, is value

Our real citizenship is in heaven

QUESTION: My question is about death. Today we see so many people doing everything possible to save or prolong their own lives. Why? As Christians aren’t we supposed to view life and death diff

English monks switch gears to support abbey

COALVILLE, England — Cistercian monks have opened the first Trappist brewery in England and are selling thousands of bottles of beer every day. The monks at Mount St. Bernard Abbey in the Engli

SATURDAY, JULY 21 Women’s clothing clearance sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., back porch of St. Aloysius Rummage House, 3610 Mount Troy Road, Reserve Township. Summer clothing items displayed on back porch

Catholic education matters

This is the latest in a series of columns about On Mission for The Church Alive! Catholic school closings are very emotional occurrences. Having been through one some years ago, I can attest that it

Pope: Grace comes in surprising ways

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — God does not conform to people’s expectations, and he often presents himself and his graces in surprising ways, Pope Francis said. “God does not conform himself

Central Catholic wins KDKA's "Hometown High-Q"

The quiz bowl team at Central Catholic High School won the KDKA-TV “Hometown High-Q” championship July 7, defeating reigning champions Winchester Thurston. The team, which is coordinated

Summer in the park

Recently, my daughter, her husband and children were visiting, and the 10-year-old wanted to go to a local park to play. As we all know, letting young children run and play and wear themselves out is

9/14

It was 2001. None of us over the age of 25 will forget where we were on 9/11 of that year. On that Tuesday morning, terrorists crashed planes into the North and South towers of the World Trade Center

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is new Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington and a Catholic who once clerked

Formula for fully faithful ministry

“How-to” manuals line bookstore shelves. From repair kits to the booklets describing the usage of every device we buy, such information can be difficult to absorb, but in the end we are g

Daily communion with God is needed

QUESTION: When the church talks about “daily prayers” what does it mean?   ANSWER: A response to the question above must consider both “prayer” and “prayers.”

Weekly Calendar of Events

SATURDAY, JULY 14 Festival of Praise, “Receiving God’s Gifts,” 7-8:30 p.m., St. Albert the Great Church of Holy Apostles Parish, 3171 Churchview Ave., Baldwin. Including praise musi

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BLESSINGS FOR HEALING St. Joseph Parish in Cabot will host Father William Kiel for a Mass, followed by prayers and blessings for healing, Thursday, July 19, at 7 p.m. All are welcome. SLOVAK MASS AT

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REGISTRATION OPEN 

Early registration is now open for the second annual Catholic Women’s Fellowship Conference, “Overflow: Live in the Abundance of...

Around the Diocese

BLESSINGS FOR

HEALING

St. Joseph Parish in Cabot will host Father William Kiel for a Mass, followed by prayers and blessings for healing, Thursday, July 19, at 7...

Around the Diocese

ROSARY AND PROGRAM

The ChristLife Spirit Refill team of St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Perrrysville invites the public to pray the rosary on Friday, July 13 at 7 p.m. in the...

Around the Diocese

READING GROUP

A summer reading group will meet every Monday for six weeks, starting July 2, at St. Raphael Parish in Pittsburgh’s Morningside/Stanton Heights neighborhood...

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Priest examines writing of 'Humanae Vitae'

VATICAN CITY — Documents in the Vatican Secret Archives and the archives of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith prove it was a “myth” that Blessed Paul VI largely set...

Dignity is made real in weakness

One of the bedrock principles of Catholic social teaching is the transcendent and sacrosanct dignity of the human person. Each and every human being, regardless of age, race, sex or ability, is...

Catholic education matters

This is the latest in a series of columns about On Mission for The Church Alive!

Catholic school closings are very emotional occurrences. Having been through one some years ago, I can attest...


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