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Thumbnail crux dachau Baptized at Dachau: Anna Lidzbarski tells her story

Anna Lidzbarski’s parents were from what was then Eastern Poland and is now the Ukraine. They were Catholic. “In that part of the world,...

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Thumbnail crux logo cna 3 11 16 Catholic news site Crux in transition as Boston Globe cuts ties

The Boston Globe has said it will no longer be running its Catholic news site Crux as of April 1. Vatican analyst and associate Crux editor John L....

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Thumbnail crux and pulse logo cna 3 15 16 Crux partners with Knights of Columbus

The Catholic news website Crux has announced a partnership with the Knights of Columbus, following the Boston Globe dropping its financial backing...

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Thumbnail crux 01 Johnny, Felicia and Soren: An adoption story

Johnny Goraj is a singer-songwriter. His wife Felicia is a pediatric nurse. They met at Children’s Hospital in L.A., where John was working as a...

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Thumbnail armagosa deathvalley Marta Becket and the Amargosa Opera House

Several springs ago, I took a road trip to Death Valley, stayed at the Amargosa Opera House and Hotel and fell in love with Marta Becket. I...

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Thumbnail amatriceeathquakerelief Night to remember defied narrative of Catholic decline

Generally, the narrative about institutional Catholicism in America is that it’s in decline, and it’s easy enough to understand why. For instance,...

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Thumbnail crux  huntington desert garden The Huntington Desert Garden

The Huntington Gardens and Library in Pasadena boasts what is widely considered one of the world’s premier collections of desert plants. The famed...

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Thumbnail crux vl5a0967 The Religious Education Congress and Brenda Ueland’s ‘If You Want to Write’

I am tickled pink to be giving a talk at this year’s Religious Education Congress (Feb. 26-28) on “The Vocation of the Catholic Writer.”As you may...

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