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Week 5 of Lenten Film Fest: No Greater Love

Week 5 of Lenten Film Fest: No Greater Love

As an aid to Lenten reflection over the next few weeks, Spero columnist Prof. Michael Martin offers readers some thoughts on a few of the films he uses in a Religion and Film course he offers every winter semester.

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Into the Fortnight of Prayer we go

Into the Fortnight of Prayer we go

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Into the Day: A Byzantine reckoning of time

Into the Day: A Byzantine reckoning of time

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China: Vatican: World Day of Prayer for the Church in China: Mission and baptisms in the city of Prato

Fr. Francis Wang, chaplain of the Chinese community in Prato, speaks to AsiaNews about value of mission and promoting integration in a foreign land. The day of prayer for the Church in China was attended by over 400 faithful from 300 Italian cities. During Mass Mgr. Savio Hon baptised five adults. ...

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Vietnam: Through prayer and solidarity, Catholics celebrate Holy Week in Ho Chi Minh City

During Lent, parishes promoted moments of meeting and communion to strengthen the faith. For the archbishop of Saigon, Lent is the ideal time "to renew religious life and consolidate our faith and community ties". Fundraisers bring in money for the sick and needy.

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Lent in a City on a Hill

Lent in a City on a Hill

Lent, like the priesthood, is about sacrifice.

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Contemplating the Gospel: help the little faith I have

Contemplating the Gospel: help the little faith I have

Only prayer can drive out some kinds of spirits.

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Holy Land: International Day of Prayer for Peace in Holy Land

Card. Turkson, Justice and Peace, and the Custodian of the Holy Land for the fourth edition of the Day. Prayers and Eucharistic adoration, Mass at Calvary in Jerusalem. Angelus with the Pope.

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Pope's prayer intentions for 2012

Pope's prayer intentions for 2012

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Scotland is swirling on the Feast of St Mungo

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Sri Lanka: A day of prayer for the nun of Mother Teresa's order who "sold children"

The government made an "unofficial" apology, but the church wants an official statement withdrawing all charges against Sister Eliza and the hostel for unmarried mothers. On 15 December there will be the first hearing.

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