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The Movement to Keep Families Together
Originally Posted: 10/31/2014 - 12:16pm | Type: Blog

On Sept. 25 Francisco Córdoba entered into Sanctuary at St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church in Tucson, Ariz., after the threat of deportation had been looming over his family's life for e ...

Charles Murphy - Reclaiming Francis
Originally Posted: 09/22/2014 - 1:15pm | Type: Press

September 19, 2014 Sojo in the News Jess O. Hale ...

A Garden Toolbox for Schools
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese   Catholic Coalition on Climate Change Catholicclimatecovenant.org This site has education and worship resources tailored to different ages and set ...

Remembering Francis: From 12th Century Rebel to 21st Century Pope
Originally Posted: 10/04/2013 - 8:45am | Type: Blog

Today, Oct. 4, Christians around the world remember one of the great heroes of our faith, and the current pope’s namesake – Francis of Assisi. But Francesco Bernadone (Francis of Assisi), who died on Oct. 3, 1 ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 9:47am | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey Live Simply by Franciscan Media / Who is Dayani Crystal? by Pulse Films / Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Con ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher by Sue Halpern / Kinship Across Borders: ...

Bergoglio: A Pope of Paradox for a Church in Transition
Originally Posted: 03/13/2013 - 8:24pm | Type: Blog

What, in fact, does the election of Francis say about the Catholic Church at this point in its history? VATICAN CITY — A hierarchy looking to make a clear statement about where th ...

Sipping Scotch in a Mansion and Eating Jesus Off the Floor in the Nation’s Capital
Originally Posted: 10/26/2012 - 8:30am | Type: Blog

We went to the Washington National Cathedral, a gigantic Episcopal church and self-professed “spiritual home for the nation.” This strikes me a bit funny, as a) Episcopalians make up fewer than half a percent ...

'With a brush and an eye full of light': Patti Smith's Spiritual Exploration
Originally Posted: 07/17/2012 - 8:46am | Type: Blog

"Oh Lord let me die on the back of adventure/ With a brush and an eye full of light." These lines from the 10-minute "Constantine’s Dream" sum up "Banga" — the latest album from ...