Catholic News & Perspective

October 2017

Oct 21

Yearning for unity as the Reformation hits 500

By: Don Clemmer OSV Newsweekly Oct. 31 marks 500 years since Martin Luther issued his 95 Theses, sparking a split in western Christianity that remains to this day. But national directors for ecumenical and interreligious matters for both the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) say...
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Oct 10

Mercy brings healing from porn addiction

By: Susan Klemond OSV Newsweekly Tom Ryan found his first pornographic magazine underneath a recliner when he was 9 years old. That experience and the sexual abuse he’d suffered two years earlier from neighborhood boys started him down the road to pornography addiction. After 27 years on that road, he is finding healing from the...
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Oct 8

Notching a 'Victory' for our common home

By: Brian Fraga OSV Newsweekly Thousands of years ago, the melting glaciers from Canada that carved out the Great Lakes also released a torrent of water that forged the Wabash River Valley in Indiana.Those waters cut through the region’s sandstone to create a bluff known as Victory Noll in Huntington, just over two miles from Our Sunday...
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Oct 6

Church strives for harmony on family matters

By: Russell Shaw OSV Newsweekly The “filial correction” of Pope Francis, published by a group of several dozen clergy, scholars and writers Sept. 24, claims that the pope has failed to stop the spread of heresy in his teaching on marriage and family life, specifically when it comes to his rationale for Communion for divorced and...
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