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December 2, 2016  |  By JOSEPH McALEER, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

NEW YORK. The same tropical setting that provided the backdrop for the 1949 musical “South Pacific” now lends its exotic flavor to the animated feature “Moana” (PG, Disney).


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Time of Mercy

Holy doors close, but mission of mercy continues
November 18, 2016  |  By CINDY WOODEN, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
VATICAN CITY. The Year of Mercy brought more than 20 million pilgrims to Rome, but for Pope Francis, the idea always was that the celebration of God’s mercy would be local: have people experience God’s love in their parishes and send them out into the world to commit random acts of mercy.
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November 18, 2016  |  By JOSEPH McALEER, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

NEW YORK. In the Gospel of John, Jesus tells his disciples, “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” 

That statement is vividly realized in “Hacksaw Ridge” (R, Summit), which recounts the extraordinary heroism of Army medic Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield) during the Battle of Okinawa in the closing days of World War II.


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Final Resting Place

Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation
November 4, 2016  |  By CINDY WOODEN, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
VATICAN CITY. Professing belief in the resurrection of the dead and affirming that the human body is an essential part of a person’s identity, the Catholic Church insists that the bodies of the deceased be treated with respect and laid to rest in a consecrated place.
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August 18, 2016  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
BATON ROUGE, La. As Louisiana’s governor announced the federal government had declared a major disaster for the state Aug. 14, Catholic churches in the Baton Rouge Diocese called for volunteers to help those displaced by extreme flooding and asked flood victims what assistance they needed.
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A mercy-filled life

Mother Teresa to be canonized by Pope Francis on Sept. 4
August 18, 2016  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

KOLKATA, India. A favorite motto of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata was: “Do small things with great love.”

But the “small things” she did so captivated the world that she was showered with honorary degrees and other awards, almost universally praised by the media and sought out by popes, presidents, philanthropists and other figures of wealth and influence.


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August 18, 2016  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
MILWAUKEE. Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee called the violence that broke out in the city as part of protests over the fatal police shooting of an African-American man “a self-inflicted wound.”
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May 26, 2016  |  By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE, JOHN MULDERIG
NEW YORK. Newcomers to the Marvel Comics universe may find themselves bewildered by the turbulent adventure "Captain America: Civil War" (PG-13, Disney).
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