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Should I Pray for the Devil?

Someone once told me, “God is in the business of redeeming, and everyone is redeemable." In a general sense, I agree with this. The Bible says the God sent his Son to save the world (John 3:17). So God is able to redeem anyone. But just what is the extent of the “world" and “anyone?"










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Five Prayers Revealed at Fatima that every Catholic should know.

The apparition of an angel and Our Lady to three poor children in Fatima, Portugal in the early 20th century is one of the most famous miracles in the Catholic world. The children received many messages, mostly calling for personal conversion and prayer, as well as the words of 5 new prayers. The first prayer is one










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10 Archaeological Relics From The Life Of Jesus Christ

Despite many other religion’s disbelief in Christ as the Son of God, there’s almost no dispute that he was a real person who lived through history. It’s hard to find proof of the real man who lived 2,000 years ago. Every year, though, we slowly unearth bits and pieces of the historical Jesus’s life and get










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No Divorce “Except for Fornication?”

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Scholars of all times have returned again and again to struggle with this phrase. On the one hand it does seem at first sight to qualify in some way Christ’s general prohibition of divorce. On the other hand the context makes it clear that Christ considered a divorced person still bound by the marriage bond:










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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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