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March 27, 2017

Analysis: Did Pope Francis just condemn Communion for the remarried?

The Pope's statements have the internet abuzz - but their importance has been exaggerated For the last couple of days Catholic social media and the blogosphere have been preoccupied with…
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February 2, 2017

Council of German bishops endorses Communion for the remarried

The group did not include Cardinal Gerhard Müller, who has said the practice is against God's law The permanent council of the German bishops’ conference has endorsed Communion for the remarried, in…
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February 1, 2017

Cardinal Müller: Communion for the remarried is against God’s law

The cardinal said that nobody, not even a pope, could change the teaching reaffirmed by St John Paul II Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the Vatican’s doctrinal chief, has made one of…
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January 25, 2017

The trouble with appealing to ‘a well-formed conscience’

The Church has always taught that moral absolutes are necessary to the formation of conscience The Maltese bishops’ guidelines, released 11 days ago to near-universal grief, scorn, anxiety and derision, have found…
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December 17, 2016

Church teaching on Communion cannot be changed, says Cardinal Burke

The cardinal said that the Church's constant teaching and practice admit no exceptions Cardinal Raymond Burke has given a new interview, in which he says that the Church’s teaching against Communion for…
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November 18, 2016

Cardinal Burke: we will make ‘formal act of correction’ if Pope doesn’t issue Amoris clarification

The cardinal said there was a tradition of issuing a formal correction if a Pope is in error Cardinal Raymond Burke has said it may be necessary to make a…
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November 18, 2016

Three Christians flogged in Iran for drinking the Blood of Christ

Three Christians have been sentenced to eighty lashes in Iran for the sin of taking the Holy Sacrament of Communion. The men are Muslim converts to Christianity. They also face…
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October 14, 2016

3 men got 80 lashes in Iran for taking Holy Communion. Read why.

Three men came together and partook of the Eucharist. What happened next is a testament to the lives all Christians in the Middle East must face. Conversion from Islam is…
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October 13, 2016

Clinton campaign chief helped start Catholic organisations to create ‘revolution’ in the Church

Hillary Clinton’s campaign chief helped to create campaign groups to press for a “revolution” in the Catholic Church, according to leaked emails. John Podesta, head of Clinton’s campaign, says he…
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October 4, 2016

Behold! The Lamb Of God!

I have attended Mass in probably 25 to 30 different Catholic churches over the past 35 years, including the Basilica in Rome when the Pope celebrated Mass. The churches have…
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