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August 12, 2017

Over 20 million people facing starvation – and we should care!

Think to a time when you were hungry. Remember how it felt, a bit uncomfortable, right? You may have even said, “I’m starving!” But you knew that in a short…
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July 28, 2017

Tough times for many family farmers and farmworkers

For most of us living in the Northern Hemisphere fresh fruits and vegetables are now in abundant summer supply for our sustenance and enjoyment. But how often do we really…
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July 17, 2017

A world awash with weapons – there’s a better way

If someone’s house was on fire would you pour gasoline on it? Well the answer is obvious: Of course you wouldn’t. Yet that is very similar to what the United…
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July 15, 2017

Early Depictions Of Jesus Christ you've probably never seen

We are familiar with the images of the baby Jesus in the arms of Mary, the Jesus who died for our sins and the resurrection. The representations of Christ always…
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July 15, 2017

Top 10 Items of Papal Regalia

We are all familiar with the special trappings worn by royalty, but we are not so familiar with the regalia of the Papacy. This is a list of the top…
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July 15, 2017

10 Most Stunning Catholic Basilicas

The following is a list of basilicas (generally speaking a basilica is a large Church of special importance – prior to Christianity they were usually Roman civic buildings) recognized by…
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July 8, 2017

The Secret to Praying Better

Do we truly understand what we are asking? “Father, would you teach me how to pray better?” People are always surprised when I answer, “No,” so I have to offer…
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July 8, 2017

What humans can do that angels can’t

Hint: Our very vulnerability gives us something angels can only admire but never achieve “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread,” said Alexander Pope, thereby proving that he understood more…
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July 8, 2017

The Mysterious "Holy Icons – Preserving" Bees

In Greece, a pious beekeeper has a habit of putting icons in his beehives. The icons bless the bees ... and the bees protect the icons. For a decade, a…
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July 8, 2017

The way ahead for gay Catholics

Two years ago Cardinal Vincent Nichols asked me to be his liaison and chaplain to the Farm Street LGBT group in central London Two years ago Cardinal Vincent Nichols asked…
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