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Stopping the last tar sands pipeline will take all of us

Commentary: In the homeland of the Anishinaabe, Enbridge, the largest pipeline company in the world, is hell-bent on jamming through Line 3, their most massive project, under the cover of this COVID-19 winter as fast as they can — before we can stop them and before the world takes notice.

How should Christ-believers counter insurrectionist cults?

Simply Spirit: I think it oddly providential — or perhaps synchronistic — that the horrific events at the U.S. Capitol occurred on the Feast of the Epiphany. An epiphany is a manifestation or an awakening.

A 'time of crisis' for Poland's Catholic Church

Scholars and others spoke with NCR about Polish alienation from the church, related to the hierarchy's alliance with the authoritarian ruling party, attacks on the LGBTQ community, and clergy sex abuse.

After violent year for LGBTQ community, Biden must pass non-discrimination protections

Commentary: The majority of U.S. Catholics, including President-elect Joe Biden, understands that supporting pro-LGBTQ policies is in direct alignment with Catholic teaching on the common good.

You ain't seen nothin' yet

Pencil Preaching for Friday, January 15, 2021

Facebook removes video commentary by Mexican cardinal

Facebook removed a video commentary from Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iñiguez of Guadalajara, saying it spread false information about COVID-19.  

Video: Live with Bishop John Stowe on Building a Common Future

In this video, executive editor Heidi Schlumpf talks with Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, about President-elect Biden's first 100 days.

Papal trip to Argentina, Uruguay still on the table, pope tells ambassador

Pope Francis told Uruguay's new ambassador to the Holy See that a future visit to the country as well as to his native Argentina is still very much on the table.

Brazilian cardinal, Glasgow archbishop die of COVID-19 on same day

In one day, the Catholic Church on two continents lost two leaders to COVID-19. 

Popes Francis and Benedict both receive coronavirus vaccine

Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI have both received first doses of a coronavirus vaccine as part of the Vatican's inoculation campaign, the city-state announced Jan. 14.