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‘God is with those who seek peace’

Two weeks ago Pope Francis embarked upon a historic pastoral visit to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. It was the first visit by a pope to the

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A look at religious groups in the news

As director of ecumenical and interreligious affairs, I’m often asked about different religious groups who are prominent in news stories of the day. Two such groups that I have been

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Moving toward Christian unity and ecumenism

At this time of year most news agencies highlight their top 10 news stories of 2018. For the Roman Catholic Church, unfortunately, the year was overshadowed by the distressing news

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A worthy Advent cause for all Americans

We Christians celebrate the beginning movement of Advent this year and meditate on our conduct as we await the return of the Lord in his glory. As Christians we also

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The ongoing history of anti-Semitism

It is hard to believe that on Nov. 9 we remembered the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht. From the German it means “Crystal Night,” more commonly referred to as the “Night

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Interfaith programs on immigration, forgotten heroes

One of the more vexing political issues of our day is the plight of refugees and immigrants in our country. As the weeks move closer to election, immigration once again

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Among religious women, strong but differing opinions

Last week’s testimony of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to the Senate Judiciary Committee has set off a number of conversations throughout our county. Conversations are taking

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The pope’s challenge for the church to be ‘more synodal’

Bishop Dennis Sullivan has called for a gathering of representatives from each parish in March to hear the voices of the faithful and to plan for the future of our

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United in prayer for the ‘Season of Creation’

In light of the ongoing efforts of the various Christian churches throughout the world to celebrate and protect the greatest gift given to humanity, our planet Earth, Christians are called

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The loss of a leading figure in interfaith dialogue

Last month I was saddened to hear of the death of one of the leading figures in the church in the ministry of interfaith dialogue, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of