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Review: “The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice”

Review: “The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice”

Ryan Mancini

September 12, 2016

Last week Mother Teresa was canonized by the Catholic Church, making her a saint. She was known to many for having lived a life dedicated to stopping poverty and recognized for being charitable. The late British journalist and author Christopher Hitchens, however, saw Mother Teresa differently. Her...

The Catholic Church needs to modernize to catch up with a new generation

The Catholic Church needs to modernize to catch up with a new generation

Jonathan R. Diaz

May 8, 2014

  Having declared two former popes saints, Pope Francis is seeking to push the Roman Catholic Church in a new direction. His actions to modernize the church are evident here with the sainthood of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The process of becoming a saint, or canonization in th...

Activists speaks about corruption in the Catholic Church

David Saakyan

September 26, 2010

The Catholic Church was the center of discussion in a lecture given by internationally acclaimed humanist and activist Blase Bonpane. The lecture, “Sexual Abuse, Cover-Up, and the History of the Catholic Church” was held in Sierra Hall’s Whitsett Room Thursday night. The lecture ...

Activist speaks about corruption in the Catholic Church

David Saakyan

September 24, 2010

The Catholic Church was the center of discussion in a lecture given by internationally acclaimed humanist and activist Blase Bonpane. The lecture, “Sexual Abuse, Cover-Up, and the History of the Catholic Church” held in Sierra Hall’s Whitsett Room Thursday night was about the history of corruption within the ...

Catholic gays have faith tested by church

Contributor

August 31, 2010

Xavier Scott Contributing Reporter - In the 21st century, one would think petty quirks such as racism and homophobia would only extract minor controversies among the dregs of our society. Sadly, even today, it seems they have sustained their ground. A Colorado Catholic school, Sacred Heart of Jesus...

Letter to the editor: May 4, 2010

Contributor

May 4, 2010

Dear editor, Contrary to the ancient superstitions of the Catholic church, it is not the special mediator of God on this earth; the Pope is not infallible and no closer to divinity than the horde of prostitutes who congregate within Vatican city on Sundays. The Church is a man-made institution...

Recovering Catholic Speaks

Contributor

April 19, 2010

Aaron Helmbrecht Contributing reporter When I was in 5th grade my parents got divorced. My father remarried his secretary and my mother, essentially, remarried the Catholic Church. I chose to live with my mother, probably because years of watching Disney movies had programmed me to believe stepm...

‘Vagina Monologues’ Causes Controversy with Catholic Church

Susan Murray

February 21, 2010

A group of male parishioners from a local church stood outside the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall holding up images from the Bible and praying the rosary in a peaceful protest against a performance of the “Vagina Monologues.” Guy Coulombre, Our Lady of Lourdes event organizer, said the church is protesting because the “Vagina Monologues” is “a lewd activist feminist play.” “It encourages d...

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