Interview

Spiritual Warfare

May 3, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Robert Finn, age 57, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He was one of five children. His father was a businessman who died of cancer at age 40. Robert attended Catholic schools, and around […]

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Nazareth Versus Jerusalem

May 3, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, age 63, has served as head of the Diocese of Phoenix since 2003. He grew up on a farm on the Kansas- Nebraska border and attended small rural schools in Kansas. […]

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Hidden Victories

May 2, 2011 Jim Graves 0

The Catholic apostolate Courage (www.couragerc.net) helps men and women struggling with same-sex attraction live in accordance with the teachings of the Church. The group is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The apostolate was founded […]

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Look Forward and Upward

April 29, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Robert Vasa has served as bishop of Baker, Oregon since 2000. On January 24, the Vatican announced that he will serve as coadjutor bishop for the Diocese of Santa Rosa, California. Bishop Vasa will […]

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On Bended Knee

April 28, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Edward Slattery, 70, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was the second of seven children; his father was a fireman. He attended Catholic schools, and at a young age discerned a vocation […]

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Rediscovering Courage and Conviction

April 28, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island, was born and reared in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the youngest of four children from an observant Catholic home, and his father was a manager at Sears, […]

Special Report

The Enduring Popularity of Traditional Art

April 13, 2011 Jim Graves 0

On March 19, 2007, a massive piece of traditional religious art was unveiled to delighted parishioners at Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano in Southern California. The Grand Retablo, or decorative altarpiece, stands 42-feet high by […]

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The My House Initiative

January 21, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Five years ago, Dr. Jerry Kirk, founder and chairman of the National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families, contacted Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas about launching an initiative to protect families […]