The Rosary is a very vital and powerful tool in the Catholic Church. Praying the Holy Rosary helps us to defeat the challenges that we may encounter in our daily activities. However, for the Rosary to be effective, we must have “Purity of Intention”. That is why St. Louis De Montfort in his book, “The
The Vatican has been overrun with an overwhelming number of sainthood Causes, with the majority of candidates being Italian. Cardinal Angelo Amato explained four of every open Cause is Italian and has been for the past decade. There were 351 dossiers documenting the holiness of sainthood candidates between 2006 and 2016, with 139 being Italian.
The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has published 10 reasons why taxpayers should defund Planned Parenthood. Thanks to the election of Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled House and Senate, this important goal is finally within grasp. Republicans are preparing to defund Planned Parenthood as part of their repeal of Obamacare.
Pope Francis has decided to begin 2017 in much the same way as he did last year: praying for Christian unity. And it’s this drive for unity – not only among Christians but with other religions as well – that’s emerged as sort-of personal manifesto from practically the moment he took office. In his newest
Pope Francis made a personal confession during an interview published Sunday in La Stampa Daily. The interview is part of a series of the pontiff’s reflections in a book titled “In Viaggio” or “On a Trip.” The book series focuses on Pope Francis’ many pilgrimages since ascending to the papacy in 2013. These include visits
Each year people firmly believe that this will be the year -the year they lose weight, the year they make more of an impression at work, the year something is better than the previous. But how many of us make New Year’s resolutions to follow Christ? New Year resolutions are popular near the beginning and
Many movies include lessons to be learned, whether those lessons lead us to personal or societal enlightenment or force us to acknowledge some of the world’s harsher truths. We watch films as a means of entertainment and get to walk away with a lesson learned, but how many of us watch movies featuring Godly views?
For every ugly moment in 2016, there were many beautiful ones. Some moments included amazing discoveries founded in Biblical moments, bringing renewed faith and hope. All believers have faith in the Bible’s words but many naysayers call for proof. Archaeologists are constantly discovering new facts steeped in history, buried beneath layers of earth, stone and
A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017 Last year proved beyond all doubt that journalists are terrible at predicting the future. Few commentators foresaw Brexit, the emergence of François Fillon in France or Donald Trump’s presidency. With that in mind, we offer this guide to 10 topics that are likely
The Reformers understood that Mary’s status protects Christian beliefs about Jesus Which famous theologian wrote the following? I firmly believe that Mary, according to the words of the Gospel as a pure Virgin, brought forth for us the Son of God, and in childbirth and after childbirth forever remained a pure, intact Virgin. No, it’s