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  • Daughter of famed American writer joined Jesus on the peripheries

    Daughter of famed American writer joined Jesus on the peripheries

    Every believer has his or her own story, and the story of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s daughter Rose is especially compelling, especially under a pope who’s calling us to join Jesus on the peripheries. Rose went to the forgotten and suffering, and she let her sorrow build a bridge of compassion and selfless service to others. By this way of life, Rose’s faith was able to give her comfort and consolation.

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  • Fresh from consistory, new cardinals greet family, friends

    Fresh from consistory, new cardinals greet family, friends

    After receiving the scarlet frock by Pope Francis June 28, the five new cardinals greeted friends and family beaming with pride. Cardinal Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, the first from Laos, said that his red clothes which represent a willingness to suffer for the faith, assumed a new meaning: “red also means love,” he said.

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