Also in Arkansas Catholic’s Nov. 10 issue

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Catholic Charities responding after Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK (CNS) — The damage from the wind, rain and flooding brought by Hurricane Sandy “is almost overwhelming,” said Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York.

Pope: Bonds not broken by death
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Christians remember their beloved deceased, they proclaim that their bonds with them are not broken by death and they profess their hope in eternal life, said Pope Benedict XVI.

Father Peter Sharum, OSB, retired in 2010 to Subiaco
Father Peter Sharum, OSB, a monk of Subiaco Abbey for 66 years, died Nov. 1. He was 86. (Obituaries)

Line between free speech, hate speech hard to draw in U.S.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The line between free speech and hate speech is a thin one, and not always as straight as one would like it to be. There is no free-speech protection for the person who yells “fire” in a crowded theater, but the issue gets complicated when religion is thrown into the mix.

Vatican says willing to be patient with SSPX
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Patience, serenity, perseverance and trust are needed” as the Vatican continues talks aimed at full reconciliation with the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, said a statement from the Vatican commission overseeing the discussions.

Even when times are tough, you are safe in Father’s arms
I began school in 1960. It was a time of great technological advances and optimism. Three years earlier in 1957, the USSR launched Sputnik 1 into space, beginning the great space race, and two years later in 1962 astronaut John Glenn would orbit the earth three times; it was the stuff of dreams. (Columns)

Here are the facts about the HHS mandate
For more than a year, the U.S. bishops have been sounding the alarm about what they see as serious threats to religious freedom in this country. At both the state and the federal level, there have been a series of legislative and court actions that are cause for grave concern: The restriction of … (Guest commentary)

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