Archive for November 24, 2022

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By Kelsey Wicks

The little-known connection between hoops and holiness

The start of basketball season always coincides with Thanksgiving, lending a proper season to be grateful for the American-born sport. Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

Was Squanto Catholic? What we know about this hero of the first Thanksgiving

In March 1621, the chief of the Wampanoag confederation, Massasoit, went to meet with the Pilgrims and brought Tisquantum along... Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Remembering the hundreds of thousands of Christians martyred in Vietnam 

From 1630 to 1886, somewhere between 130,000 and 300,000 Christians faced martyrdom in Vietnam, often after being held captive and... Read more

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By Joe Bukuras

What can the Maronite rite offer the Eucharistic Revival? Here’s what two Maronite bishops say

The two Maronite bishops in the United States say the Catholic Church can learn from the Maronite liturgy, with its... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Seminarians run a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot around Vatican City State

More than 130 seminarians, priests, and Catholic college students ran in the 13th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot around Vatican City... Read more

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By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis says this is the difference between theologians and catechists

Pope Francis on Thursday distinguished between how catechists and theologians interact with Church teaching. Read more