A year of graces: Stories that gave us hope in 2022

Vol. 7 | No. 26 | December 30, 2022

On the cover: Riley Lin and Cruz Gutierrez, now kindergartners at All Souls World Language School in Alhambra, pray with classmates during Pope Francis’ consecration of the world, especially Russia and Ukraine, last March 25. In a year marked by suffering and trial for the institutional Church, such moments were a welcome relief. On Page 10, John Allen offers five Catholic storylines that challenged that narrative in 2022. On Page 14, our picks for five moments that proved the Church in LA is alive and well.

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