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Why go paperless? » 15 A new strategy for a new generation Help students succeed » 8-9 Donate to school supply drive Vatican » 3 Pope: Look to the heart of Jesus VOLUME XCI - NO. 22 | 115 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE GOSPEL | JULY 11-24, 2015 | @DenverCatholic | | Steubenville of the Rockies draws hundreds of teens. See the event in photos at ONLINE Vocations » 10 Answering the call to religious life T he U.S. Supreme Court's closely divided ruling, opening the door to same-sex 'marriages' across the United States, drew criticism from Col- orado's bishops who called the decision "gravely unjust" and erroneous for its bla- tant ignorance of the truth of marriage. "Sadly, the Supreme Court has rendered a decision that is gravely unjust; redefi ning marriage throughout the entire country," stated the Colorado Catholic Conference, the state lobbying arm for the Church, on behalf of the state's three bishops June 26. "Marriage precedes the creation of states and by its nature remains the union of one man and one woman.ƒ No court, no law, and no amount of political No law can change truth of marriage, local bishops say | » 4 | » 4 BY CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY » In his second homily while visiting Ecuador, Pope Francis spoke on Tuesday of the importance of fostering unity through evangelization, which he said is not done by preaching at people, but rather by being a joyful witness to the Gospel we have received. " We evangelize not with Pope: Evangelizing isn't about big talk— it's about joy BY NISSA LAPOINT 303-715-3138 Pope Francis waves to the crowds before celebrating Mass at Bicentennial Park in Ecuador July 7 during his trip to South America. PHOTO BY L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO no law, and no amount of political | | " We evangelize not with

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