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Why do some Catholics dislike Pope Francis washing feet?

On Thursday evening (April 17), in a familiar reprise of an ancient rite, Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Wis., will wash the feet of 12 men, all seminarians — a re-creation of Jesus’ action at the Last Supper when he washed the feet of his disciples and, according to Catholic doctrine, formally instituted the priesthood. That same evening, thousands of miles ...

A funny thing about being a priest

A funny thing about being a priest When American Jesuit Jake Martin entered the novitiate in 2004, ...

Is the Internet killing religion?

Is the Internet killing religion? We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of ...

The world’s most religiously diverse country: Singapore

The world’s most religiously diverse country: Singapore It won't come as any surprise that Vatican City is ...

Study offers new theory on ‘very painful’ crucifixion

Study offers new theory on ‘very painful’ crucifixion A new study conducted by Liverpool scientists suggests the Shroud ...

Online satire sparks change in communist Vietnam

Online satire sparks change in communist Vietnam A critical blog post could land you in jail in ...

Myanmar’s ‘refugees of the mind’

Myanmar’s ‘refugees of the mind’ The nondescript road in Yangon’s Tamwe township is deserted. The ...

Myanmar still plagued by landmine terror

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Philippines labor slump hits graduates hard

Philippines labor slump hits graduates hard Kristene Joy Alas is on her way to receiving her ...

Stardom beckons for Sicilian singing nun

Stardom beckons for Sicilian singing nun Italy’s singing nun, Sister Cristina Scuccia, is going viral and ...

Overseas assignments await priest graduates

Overseas assignments await priest graduates He speaks Ilocano, English and Tagalog, with a smattering of ...
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