18 Nov 2014 Q&A No comments

Do our beliefs and traditions come from God or are they of human origin?

Full Question Is it correct to say that the traditions and beliefs we as Catholics hold are not manmade but originated from Jesus, who gave the "guidelines…

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10 May 2016 Articles No comments

Teen Sex Scandals and Society’s Double Standard

Last week former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was sentenced to fifteen months in prison. Many people who pay attention to the news casually might think t…

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A New Fisher of Men - St. Louis the Crusader

For three weeks, King Louis IX of France lay dying in his tent in the shadow of the old Carthaginian wall. Hard by the plains of Zama, where Scipio Africanus ha…

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28 Jan 2016 Articles Comments (4)

The Futility of Starting Your Own Church

The Church Comes Home is a book about the ultimate in atomistic Christianity: starting your own church in your own home. The authors are Robert and Julia Banks.…

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19 Sep 2015 News USA Comments (1)

The White House invited some gay Catholics to the pope’s reception, and the right wing is furious

When President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet Pope Francis at the White House Wednesday, which kinds of Catholics should be there to witness t…

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11 Dec 2015 Articles Comments (1)

Responsible Parenthood Guide by Pope John paul II

General audience of August 1, 1984. 1. For today we have chosen the theme of "responsible parenthood" in the light of the Constitution "Gaudium et spes" and …

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17 Nov 2015 Asia-Pacific News Comments (12)

Priest's body found floating on a river in China

Fr Pedro Yu Heping a Popular webmaster in China that owned a popular site that engaged many Chinese Catholics in China. Fr Pedro Yu Heping was found dead floati…

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08 Jul 2015 Articles No comments

The Most Problematic Kind of 'Privilege'

We need to be talking about the privilege that matters most. Much has been written about privilege in academic settings over the past few decades. There's the…

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03 Jun 2016 Americas Europe News USA Vatican No comments

Pope Francis: 'Life is short; start forgiving, making amends'

Mercy recognises that life is short and that so much good needs to be done that there is no time to waste in making amends, Pope Francis told priests. “That …

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