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The Quaint Quibbles Dividing Catholics and Protestants
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July 17, 2018

The Quaint Quibbles Dividing Catholics and Protestants

Be thankful someone still cares It’s bracing to find people still fighting the old Protestant-Catholic battles. A leading young Evangelical writer, Tim Challies, just published his rejection of crucifixes, which Religion News Service liked so much that they featured it in…
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Le golpearon hasta derribarle, pero a él le preocupaba la Eucaristía
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July 17, 2018

Le golpearon hasta derribarle, pero a él le preocupaba la Eucaristía

Sucedió en Corea del Sur hace tres años, pero esta imagen sigue impactando Una foto impactante la de este sacerdote, derribado tras haber recibido una golpiza mientras distribuía la comunión, y que se dedicó con las fuerzas que le quedaban…
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The Priest, and the Pieces of Christ’s Body He Protects
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July 17, 2018

The Priest, and the Pieces of Christ’s Body He Protects

What a knocked-down priest can teach us about red paper-cup persecution Three years ago, in the midst of social media silliness about Christians taking umbrage at red coffee cups, this image came across my desk and gave me real pause.…
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According to John Paul II, this virtue is the foundation of Mary’s holiness
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July 17, 2018

According to John Paul II, this virtue is the foundation of Mary’s holiness

A now-obscure feast day reminds us of the importance of knowing the truth of ourselves and God. Though not widely celebrated, July 17 is dedicated to Our Lady of Humility. Our Blessed Mother, the Mother of God, Queen of the…
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5 Saints who could read souls
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July 17, 2018

5 Saints who could read souls

God gave these holy religious a special gift to discern the true intentions of the people who came to them. Throughout history God has chosen certain individuals to perform extraordinary miracles. In some cases, God has allowed humble priests, religious…
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Nigeria: Is there a genocide against Christians?
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July 17, 2018

Nigeria: Is there a genocide against Christians?

In Africa's most populous country, an authentic ethnic cleansing is being perpetrated. In a press statement published last June 29—the day of the feast of the apostles and martyrs Sts. Peter and Paul—the Catholic bishops of Nigeria once again asked President Muhammadu…
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Pope Francis: God Has Given Everyone a Guardian Angel
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July 16, 2018

Pope Francis: God Has Given Everyone a Guardian Angel

"No one journeys alone and no one should think that they are alone" “Ask yourself this question today: How is my relationship with my guardian angel? Do I listen to him? Do I say good morning to him in the…
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These Two Popular Sayings Were Actually Never Uttered By St. Francis
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July 16, 2018

These Two Popular Sayings Were Actually Never Uttered By St. Francis

But here are 13 things the founder of the Franciscans really did say If you grew up Catholic — and even if you didn’t — you’ve almost certainly heard “The Peace Prayer” prayed or sung, a lovely set of verses…
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How Christians and Muslims got together to save one of world’s oldest churches in Iraq
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July 16, 2018

How Christians and Muslims got together to save one of world’s oldest churches in Iraq

Because of their mutual interest, members of the two faiths are reaching out to one another after decades of conflict. The Church of Kokheh, founded by St. Mari during the 1st century in the modern-day al-Mada’in district of Iraq, is…
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Practical advice from St. Francis de Sales on how to examine one’s spiritual life
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July 16, 2018

Practical advice from St. Francis de Sales on how to examine one’s spiritual life

If you want to grow in your relationship with God, you need to do this. St. Francis de Sales was a 17th-century spiritual master who wrote one of the most influential spiritual classics of all time, entitled Introduction to the Devout…
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