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April 2018

“Homeless Jesus” finds a home in affluent Mayfair, London
Articles
April 30, 2018

“Homeless Jesus” finds a home in affluent Mayfair, London

The life-size sculpture of Jesus on a park bench will be placed inside a Catholic church in one of the richest neighborhoods in the city. The sculpture titled “Homeless Jesus” can be seen in several locations around the world, but…
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Three of the Oldest Images of Jesus
Articles
April 30, 2018

Three of the Oldest Images of Jesus

From Rome to Mount Sinai in Egypt, early Christian iconography is surprisingly diverse None of the four Gospels describes Jesus in detail. However, the Christian tradition has nevertheless represented him using different iconographic models. From the beardless and youthful “Alexandrine…
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4 Saints who were holy lawyers
Articles
April 30, 2018

4 Saints who were holy lawyers

These saints strove to hold up the law and work for justice for all people. Lawyers in general tend to have a bad reputation in modern society. They are often seen by popular culture as manipulators who will go to…
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Alfie Evans dies, after a week without vital support
News
April 30, 2018

Alfie Evans dies, after a week without vital support

His father, Tom Evans, shared the news on Facebook Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old toddler with a degenerative brain condition, whose case sparked not only a High Court legal battle but also a wave of solidarity around the world, has died,…
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Katy Perry meets Pope Francis at Vatican’s “Unite to Cure” conference
Church
April 30, 2018

Katy Perry meets Pope Francis at Vatican’s “Unite to Cure” conference

The singer, who was accompanied by actor Orlando Bloom, wore all black and a veiled hat in accordance with Vatican protocol The singer Katy Perry and her boyfriend, actor Orlando Bloom were among the key figures in the entertainment world…
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An 84-year-old Catholic priest has been murdered in Mexico
News
April 29, 2018

An 84-year-old Catholic priest has been murdered in Mexico

Exclusive interview with a Mexican priest tracking the persecution of the Church in Mexico: "The message is clear: If I can kill a priest, I can kill anyone." The Catholic Church in Mexico is experiencing another tragedy during this “black…
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Meet 5 more martyrs mentioned in the Eucharistic prayer at Mass
Articles
April 28, 2018

Meet 5 more martyrs mentioned in the Eucharistic prayer at Mass

These martyrs played important roles in the forming of the early Church. At the highest point in the celebration of Mass, the priest has the option of choosing Eucharistic Prayer I (also known as the “Roman Canon”). During this prayer…
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A powerful prayer for peace in the world
Prayers
April 28, 2018

A powerful prayer for peace in the world

This prayer comes from St. John XXIII. Peace always seems to evade us, always out of reach. Just when one part of the world starts to calm down, war and strife rise in other parts of the world. It is…
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Pope: Heaven is not boring!
Church
April 28, 2018

Pope: Heaven is not boring!

And as Jesus waits for our arrival there, He is praying for us! Pope Francis at morning Mass on Friday said that Heaven cannot be boring as some people might imagine it, because it will be an encounter with Jesus,…
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Alfie Evans’ parents seek new relationship with hospital
News
April 28, 2018

Alfie Evans’ parents seek new relationship with hospital

Toddler continues to breathe on his own, days after ventilator removed In an apparent turnaround, the parents of Alfie Evans have asked supporters to vacate the premises of a British hospital where they have been protesting its treatment of the…
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