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Catholic leaders react to House bill to repeal, replace health care law

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price gestured at a stack of papers that he said was the Affordable Care Act at a March 7 press briefing. Republicans in the U.S. House have introduced a measure to repeal and replace the federal health care law.

WASHINGTON — Calling health care "a vital concern for nearly every person in the country," the U.S. Catholic bishops said March 8 they will be reviewing closely a measure introduced in the House March 6 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Catholic Man of Year honors a layman serving in the ‘Catholic Way

Most avid sports fans in St. Louis probably know about the Cardinal Way, or at least they're familiar with the concept.

The Cardinal Way refers to the right way of playing baseball, knowing and executing subtle strategies such as throwing to the correct base, hitting a cut-off man or hitting behind a baserunner.

All one need do is take in a game to see it in action.

In a similar fashion, the Catholic Way describes the way in which a Catholic does the right things, but you'll almost never see it in action.

Editorial | Pray for calm and Catholic on

They carry on despite the circumstances.

This issue of the St. Louis Review includes an article about an arson at St. Monica Church in Creve Coeur two days after Christmas that requires cleanup and repairs lasting several weeks.

Yet, they carry on, with Masses and other sacramental matters continuing as scheduled, but in the parish school.

Faith on pointe: Dancer stays grounded in God

“In dance, there are those rare moments that I feel something greater that I can’t explain” said Katherine Monogue, who dances for the Oregon Ballet Company.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A burst of power from her legs carries Katherine Monogue across the dance floor while her arms become a blur of precise movements.

Under a black leotard worn during a rehearsal for a recent performance, the ballerina's stomach muscles flex, keeping the center of her body relatively still as her limbs rapidly extend and retract with control.

Monogue, the youngest professional dancer and only Catholic dancer in the Oregon Ballet Theatre, has a faith that similarly stabilizes the core of her life amid a rewarding but intense career.

St. Louis Catholics respond to hurricane victims in Haiti

A girl slept on chairs in a partially destroyed school Oct. 12 used as a shelter after Hurricane Matthew hit Jeremie, Haiti.

The description of the destruction in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew is eye-opening.

Catholic leaders welcome release of 21 kidnapped Chibok girls

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo consoled one of the 21 released Chibok girls Oct. 13 in Abuja, Nigeria. Three Catholic leaders welcomed the release of some of the girls kidnapped in 2014 from a school in Chibok and urged the Nigerian government to prioritize the release of the remaining girls.

LAGOS, Nigeria — Three Catholic leaders welcomed the release of some of the girls kidnapped in 2014 from a school in Chibok and urged the Nigerian government to prioritize the release of the remaining girls.

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