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How an Ignatian retreat can change your brain

Researchers in America found that Ignatian spiritual exercises affected the brain’s ‘feel-good’ systems Ignatian retreats appear to cause “significant changes" in the brain, according to scientists in the United States. Researchers at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University studied the brain responses of pilgrims on an Ignatian retreat and published their






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What the bishop who resisted the Nazis can teach us today

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When Father Clemens August von Galen was consecrated Bishop of Münster in October 1933, he chose for his episcopal motto Nec laudibus, nec timore – neither by praises nor by fear, which summed up his ministry throughout Germany’s Nazi period. The motto was taken from the liturgy for episcopal consecration, which prays that the new






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Pope Francis’ call to action!

You may not have heard about it, but it was a big deal – big enough to inspire Pope Francis to get involved. The big deal was the under-reported U.S. Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements (WMPM) that recently gathered (Feb. 16-19) in Modesto, Calif. Drawing together hundreds of faith-based and social justice organizers from






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When we go to Heaven, Can we fall out of heaven into hell?

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Full Question As a child I was taught that a person who goes to heaven could fall back into hell because of free will to sin even when in heaven. Is this true? Answer No. A person’s eternal destination is determined at death. While it is true that there is free will in heaven, that






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4 heavenly Valentine’s Day recipes for two

It’s Valentine’s Day and you forgot to make the important reservation at the hottest restaurant in town. You’re panicking; what are you going to do? No one wants to see that disappointed look on their loved one’s face. Breathe… We have here for you, four amazing and delicious recipes for two. You can create a






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Posters criticising Pope Francis appear in Rome

The posters reference the ‘decapitation’ of the Order of Malta Criticism of Pope Francis intensified on Saturday after his intervention in the Order of Malta order, with posters appearing around Rome asking: “Where’s your mercy?" The posters appeared on the same day that Francis named a top Vatican archbishop, Angelo Becciu, to be his special






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US abortion rate at its lowest level since 1973

Figures reveal a 14 per cent decline in the number of abortions since 2011 The US abortion rate is down to its lowest level since the Supreme Court made abortion legal in 1973, and the rate is half of its early 1980s peak. According to a study issued on Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute, the






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