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Catholic News & Perspective

February 2018

Feb 28

The rising risks of loneliness for the elderly

By: Brian Fraga OSV Newsweekly The people who built their neighborhood churches, who volunteered in those parishes and raised families, are increasingly living alone and cut off from their communities as they enter their golden years. In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Theresa May last year created the world’s first “Minister for...
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Feb 21

Prayer and the power of change

By: Michael R. Heinlein OSV Newsweekly Evils like the mass shooting at south Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Ash Wednesday have become far too commonplace in our country. As a nation, we struggle to find an appropriate response. Statements are issued and sides are taken, but no solutions are found. The atrocities keep...
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Feb 8

Remembering a champion of Natural Law

By: Russell Shaw OSV Newsweekly Germain Grisez was a towering figure in contemporary Catholic theological and philosophical reflection on morality. As a co-founder, with John Finnis of Oxford and Notre Dame, of the school of thought called the New Natural Law Theory, Grisez, who died Feb. 1 at the age of 88, was not only influential in his...
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