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  • Advice for baby bishops school: Get out to lunch and dinner!

    Advice for baby bishops school: Get out to lunch and dinner!

    Auxiliary Bishop Richard Umbers of Sydney, Australia, took part in the Vatican’s “baby bishops’ school” last year, and he’s got some “nutty” advice for this year’s class: “Make sure you organize a few lunches and dinners along the way. Make sure you make time to get to know some of those bishops in a more intimate setting. Build friendships there.”

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  • Hope is not selfish, it seeks the good of the whole community

    Hope is not selfish, it seeks the good of the whole community

    To see what this hope looks like, examine the beatitudes of Christ’s Sermon on the Mount. They depict the exemplary form of the hopeful life: One in which we pursue the future kingdom in a life of justice and mercy. Though the hopeful should avoid secular “worldliness,” they should be invested in society.

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  • Turkson: Pro-life cause and concern for environment are ‘inseparable’

    Turkson: Pro-life cause and concern for environment are ‘inseparable’

    As Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew release a joint statement on the care of creation, Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, the pope’s right-hand man on environmental issues, insists that fighting abortion and fighting climate change are two sides of the same coin – they’re both, he says, about defending and promoting the dignity of human life.

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