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Catholic Church appreciated for Rescuing Slaves trapped in the Sea

Catholic pastoral workers play a crucial role in coming to the aid of “sea slaves” — fishermen who are held in inhumane conditions on the high seas for what can…

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02 Jan 2015 Q&A Comments (4)

Aren't faith and reason incompatible?

Full Question Christianity seems ludicrous to me. I can't buy having to check your brains at the door in order to accept incomprehensible mysteries. How ca…

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26 Oct 2014 USA No comments

Colo. bishops refute claims regarding personhood ballot measure

Denver, Colo., Oct 26, 2014 / 04:28 pm .- The Colorado Catholic bishops responded last week to a recent media campaign sponsored by Catholics for Choice against…

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30 Oct 2014 Articles No comments

There and Back Again: A Catholic Homesteader's Tale

"Imagine evenings sitting on the back porch, watching the sunset," I told my wife, gesturing grandly. "The cows are grazing; the grass is lush; the air is fresh…

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16 Apr 2016 Articles No comments

Woman's Role in Salvation

Have you ever noticed that when a mother smiles at her infant, it will soon smile back? The child is learning how to love. It is like this too for the childr…

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29 Sep 2015 News Vatican No comments

Theme announced for World Communications Day

The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has announced that the theme of the 2016 World Communications Day will be “Communication and mercy: a fruitful …

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05 Dec 2016 Articles Comments (2)

Yes, the Old Mass is ‘rigid’ – that’s one reason us young people love it

It's beautiful, utterly Catholic and uncompromising In a recently published interview, Pope Francis said that he was puzzled by young people who are drawn to t…

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01 Oct 2014 Vatican Comments (3)

Kasper proposal a flawed solution, says panel

Washington D.C., Oct 1, 2014 / 03:11 pm .- A prominent cardinal’s proposal to allow Communion for divorced-and-civilly-remarried Catholics is a flawed sol…

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30 Sep 2015 News USA No comments

Pope asks young people to perform works of mercy in build up to World Youth Day

World Youth Day 2016 will take place next July in Krakow, Poland Pope Francis has asked the world’s young Catholics to perform spiritual and corporal works o…

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Chewed or brewed: A brief history of Popes and coca leaves

Pope Francis received a delegation of the International Council of Christians and Jews in audience on June 30 and said that the Second Vatican Council’s document Nostra Aetate “represents a definitive ‘yes’ to the Jewish roots of Christianity and an irrevocable ‘no’ to anti-Semitism.”

“Our fragmented humanity, mistrust and pride have been overcome thanks to the Spirit of Almighty God, in such a way that trust and fraternity between us have continued to grow,” he said. “We are strangers no more, but friends, and brothers and sisters.”

“Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the Word of God made flesh in the world; for Jews the Word of God is present above all in the Torah,” the Pope continued. “Both faith traditions find their foundation in the One God, the God of the Covenant, who reveals himself through his Word. In seeking a right attitude towards God, Christians turn to Christ as the fount of new life, and Jews to the teaching of the Torah.”









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