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Thumbnail roaming catholic iii Catholicism off the Beaten Path, Part III: Be bold, step out on your own --- and celebrate faith, wherever you go

As Catholic travelers, my wife and I enjoy researching and visiting Catholic sites, including churches and cathedrals, and especially churches and...

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Thumbnail bishop donald lippert of mendi in papua new guinea courtesy of the diocese of mendi cna Catholics in Papua New Guinea a sign of the Church's universality

A young Catholic diocese in the southern highlands of Papua New Guinea has a vibrant and growing faith, one which the people have embraced as their...

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I recently spent a week in Beijing, China. While this trip does not make me an expert on Sino-American relations — and CNN is not likely to call me...

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Thumbnail celebration of cultures mass los angeles Communion of communities: A celebration of cultures and faith

On Sept. 16, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Downtown L.A. will welcome hundreds of Catholics from across the Archdiocese of Los Angeles...

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Thumbnail st peters catholic church la Documentary shines spotlight on heart of Italian Catholic community in Los Angeles

Nestled in Chinatown near Dodger Stadium is a thriving parish that is the heart of the local Italian Catholic community. St. Peter’s Italian...

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Thumbnail shutterstock americas cna size How do we evangelize the Americas?

Rome, Italy, Oct 11, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As society becomes increasingly global, the question of how to spread the Gospel,...

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Thumbnail takao kawaguchi Kazuo Ohno, Takao Kawaguchi and the art of Butoh

Recently I caught a mesmerizing dance performance at the downtown REDCAT Theater: “Takao Kawaguchi: About Kazuo Ohno - Reliving the Butoh Diva’s...

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I am a child of the space age, literally. We were born the same year. Me in April of 1957 and Sputnik — the first man-made object launched into...

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Thumbnail quinceanera los angeles Quinceañeras: Keeping God at the center of centuries-old tradition

The morning of Sept. 30 brought the arrival of a very special birthday celebration that Dayanara Martinez Lozano had been anxiously anticipating...

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Thumbnail  ahu  ula Royal feathers: Hawaiian bird garments at LACMA

Skip the Robert Mapplethorpe. Instead, go to LACMA before Aug. 7 and check out a truly transcendent exhibit called “Royal Hawaiian Featherwork:...

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Thumbnail cua research trip to to urmia van and mosul courtesy of the catholic university of america 1 cna Saving ancient Christian cultures…one story at a time

Washington D.C., Jun 16, 2017 / 03:12 am (CNA).- Ancient artifacts. Centuries-old legends. Prayers dating back to the time of Christ. An enemy...

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There are times when I’m kind of sad my children are all out of the “puppy” stage … but this isn’t one of them. I speak of the newest (and...

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Thumbnail 20369903 1565234270206581 7282945766372287507 o The Marian Heart of America: Our Lady of Guadalupe and our “Post-Christian” Society

(Archbishop Gomez delivered these remarks at the 7th Annual Napa Institute Summer Conference) My dear friends, I am just coming back from...

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