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Sex-selective Abortions Greatly Disfavour Baby Girls

The recent 34th anniversary of China’s “one-child policy” has focused renewed attention on sex-selection abortions. According to surveys  “there are an estimated 37 million more men than women in China today. This gender imbalance is a major force driving sexual slavery … Continue reading

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Misgivings About The Synod On The Family

“The Christian family is a communion of persons, a sign and image of the communion of the Father and the Son in the Holy Spirit” (Catechism, No. 2205). The Synod on the Family is over and we have now had … Continue reading

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Asia Bibi: condemned to death

Asia Bibi’s death sentence sparks outrage from Pakistan’s Christians From EWTN/CNA Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The Lahore High Court’s rejection last Thursday of Asia Bibi’s appeal against her death sentence, passed by a lower court, has dismayed Christians and others in Pakistan. Bishop … Continue reading

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Does the Church now ‘welcome’ fornicators, adulterers, sodomites?

The simple answer is “no“. It never has and it never will because these evils go in direct contrast to the teaching of Our Blessed Saviour Jesus Christ. His Bride, the Church, where the “gates of Hell will not prevail” … Continue reading

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A Nation without the Lord, is a Nation without a Soul

Thoughts? May our prayers this month in the Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary be especially dedicated to a return once more to the Faith our Our Fathers of each and every one of our once holy Catholic Nations, that … Continue reading

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Good and Faithful Servant – Blessed Alvaro del Portillo

Well over 200.000 Catholics from 80 countries gathered in Madrid yesterday for the beatification of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo (affectionately known as ‘Don Alvaro’), successor of St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer as Prelate of Opus Dei between the years 1982 to … Continue reading

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Twin saints: Cosmas and Damian

Partly taken from the Catholic Encyclopedia. Saints Cosmas and Damian, whose feast day is 26th September, were natives of Asia Minor, born in Cilicia, part of today’s Turkey. Their father, who was a pagan, died while they were still quite … Continue reading

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What Does Opposition to the Traditional Mass Really Signify?

On the 14th September, 2007 we commemorated the seventh anniversary of the implementation of Pope Benedict’s Motu Proprio, Summorum Pontificum. Whilst it was welcomed with great joy by a large portion of the Catholic Church, there have been obstacles placed … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows – 15th September

“And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed.” (Luke 2:35) Our Lady of Sorrows – the feast that follows the Exaltation of the Holy Cross – demonstrates that even the Mother … Continue reading

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Will your grandchildren wake to the chime of church bells or the wail of the muezzin ?

“Soon here we’ll have [the Islamists] shouting from our Catholic church steeples. That’s after they have raped all the feminists, beheaded all the sodomites and silenced all the chat show hosts. Then all will get on their knees and worship … Continue reading

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The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

“Who is this arising like the dawn, fair as the moon, resplendent as the sun, terrible as an army with banners?” (Song of Songs 6:10) The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary was celebrated at least by the sixth century, … Continue reading

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Obedience versus Disobedience

“Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey–whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?” (Romans 6:16) The … Continue reading

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“Men have forgotten God”

Orthodox Christian author, and Russian dissident, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970. On 10th May 1983, at the ceremony for winning the Templeton Prize, he gave an acceptance speech under the title “Godlessness: the First Step … Continue reading

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“Thou hast made us for Thyself, O Lord…” – St. Augustine

“Thou hast made us for Thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in Thee.” Today is the feast day of St. Augustine (354-430), Bishop of Hippo (in modern-day Algeria) and Doctor of the Church. … Continue reading

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Woman and the Miracle of Creation

Originally posted on Journey Towards Easter:
It is a miracle, indeed the first and greatest of all miracles, that any of us are alive, or that anything exists at all. Existence is a mysterious thing, and we only have to…

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