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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers respond to letters on gun violence, Confederate flag, pope's encyclical. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on Tucson Education Association, mental health services funding, paying hospital charges.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers express opinions on Charleston shooting, gun violence, Pope's climate change encyclical.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on Warriors win, Jeb Bush and the Pope, Sanchez pay raise. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on Joe Arpaio, bonds for roads, Armenian genocide, flash mob.

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Finding right answers involves questioning our own questions

Trying to imagine what will matter in a new year is daunting.

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Cardinal, bishops say Mass at Nogales border fence, urge changes in immigration law

Cardinal, bishops say Mass at Nogales border fence, urge changes in immigration law

NOGALES, Ariz. — Typically when a priest gives his sermon, he stands at the pulpit before his congregation, with a depiction of Jesus on the cross behind him.

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Pope: Church too focused on abortion, gay marriage and contraception

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church's moral structure might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need to make it a merciful, more welcoming place for all.

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Neto's Tucson: Pope Francis? Late scholar might have flipped out

Neto's Tucson: Pope Francis? Late scholar might have flipped out

Pope Francis, center, a Jesuit, takes his name from St. Francis of Assisi, who originated the Franciscan order.

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Neto's Tucson: Pope Francis? Late scholar might have flipped out

Neto's Tucson: Pope Francis? Late scholar might have flipped out

When I learned that Pope Francis chose his new name to honor a popular saint named Francis, a thought popped into my head: What would Padre Charlie have said?

March 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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In Francis, church has a new leader of humility, tradition

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Dallas Morning News:

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Kicanas: New pope is a 'sign of unity'

Kicanas: New pope is a 'sign of unity'

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Kicanas: New pope is a 'sign of unity'

Kicanas: New pope is a 'sign of unity'

Father Jose Funes, a Jesuit, knows Francis.

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Kicanas: New pope is a 'sign of unity'

Kicanas: New pope is a 'sign of unity'

The newly elected pontiff is from an area of the world with a flourishing Catholicism that will be relatable to many Southern Arizonans, local Catholic leaders said Wednesday.

March 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Bishop Kicanas: New pope choice 'inspiring'

Tucson Bishop Kicanas: New pope choice 'inspiring'

Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas was surprised at today’s choice of a new pontiff.

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