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Innocent children forced into horrid orphanages and a life of terrorism

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Innocent and terrified boys, aged from three to 16, entered what appeared to be a Mosul orphanage with tears streaming down their faces asking about their parents. The boys’ parents went missing after Islamic State militants raided through Northern Iraq in 2014, and the boys were taken straight to an Islamic State training facility in






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How this couple has stayed married (and in love) for 75 years

Eulogio Martínez and Martina Abian are 100 and 95 years-old, respectively. They were married Nov. 26, 1942, in Guadalajara, Spain, and they will soon celebrate their 75th anniversary. On the occasion of World Marriage Day, which coincides with the feast of Saint Valentine, the Marriage Encounter movement gave them the “2017 Lifetime of Love" award.






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St. Teresa often had visions of Jesus – What did she see?

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Even her friend of more than 30 years, Father Sebastian Vazhakala, did not know Mother Teresa had conversations with and visions of Jesus before forming the Missionaries of Charity. It wasn’t until after her death, for the vast majority of people, that this part of Mother Teresa’s spiritual life was uncovered. “It was a big






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Angel from Heaven Caught on Camera

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We all have guardian angels and we know they help us – but when was the last time we actually saw one in action? One mall security camera captured clear evidence of angels performing works to help mankind. The video was uploaded by TheAdrian108 August 5, 2012, but angelic visitations work no different today than






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Did Jesus Make the Apostles Priests at the Last Supper?

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Most Catholics are aware that Holy Thursday commemorates Jesus’ Last Supper as the first Mass. But what some miss is that Holy Thursday also celebrates Jesus’ institution of the ministerial priesthood. What’s interesting is that when you read the Last Supper narratives in the synoptic Gospels you don’t find Jesus ordaining the apostles. You’re left






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Five People You Actually Meet in Heaven

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Several years ago I watched the movie The Five People You Meet in Heaven. If you haven’t seen it, consider this your spoiler alert. It’s based on Mitch Albom’s 2003 novel that follows the afterlife adventures of Eddie, who was killed in an attempt to save a girl at an amusement park. In heaven, a






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