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October 1, 2014

Mary Mediatrix of all graces, Mother of God

Mary is the Virgin mother of Jesus Christ and the wife of St Joseph. She is the Mother of God (Theotokos) and the Mother of all Human Race. Virginity and…
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October 1, 2014

Did Mary have other children apart from Christ?

First off, the term “brother” had several meanings in the bible, as such it did not exclusively refer to the strict conventional use of the term, it also meant “Cousins”…
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October 1, 2014

The Devil's Promise

Whenever the devil says "eat of this fruit, you will become as gods", (i.e. when he invites us to sin) remember he is "the father of lies". Also remember that…
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Articles
October 1, 2014

Mary Mediatrix of all graces, Mother of God

Mary is the Virgin mother of Jesus Christ and the wife of St Joseph. She is the Mother of God (Theotokos) and the Mother of all Human Race. Virginity and…
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Articles
October 1, 2014

True Marital Love; What it is

True marital love is first of all a pure childlike love for another, a friendship that surpasses all. It is a trust in the intentions behind their smiles, their gestures,…
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September 30, 2014

The Sin of Sloth

When many of us think of sloth, we probably conjure up images of an ugly South American animal that eats shoots and actually hangs around. Or maybe we think of…
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September 30, 2014

Did St. Paul Invent Christianity?

Who really founded Christianity? Was it Jesus, as most Christians believe? Or did St. Paul invent an elaborate mythology—a shameless, self-serving ruse, some would say—that has distorted or destroyed the…
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September 30, 2014

Any Friend of God is a Friend of Mine

Patrick Madrid was the vice president of Catholic Answers and a contributing editor of This Rock until 1995. This article originally appeared on the cover of the September 1992 issue.…
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September 30, 2014

Is Purgatory a Catholic Invention? No Way

The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches this about purgatory: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but…
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September 30, 2014

Praying through the Saints; do we worship them?

Praying through the Saints is not expressly written in the Bible, it is rather an outcome of a mature understanding of the "Communion of Saints". We the Church believe, as…
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