Tag Archives: Archdiocese of Washington

Have we lost reverence in Church these Days? How can we recover it?

By: Msgr. Charles Pope In the first reading this morning at Mass there was the familiar story of Moses’ encounter with God at the burning bush on Mount Horeb. Approaching the Theophany, and thus the presence of God Moses received … Continue reading

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Call Me the Optimist – A Meditation on Recent Reports of Crisis and Conclave

By: Msgr. Charles Pope I’ve been asked  to record a few thoughts about the events surrounding the resignation of Pope Benedict. Over the weekend especially, many rumors circulated, regarding a seedy backstory to the resignation. I am not surprised to read … Continue reading

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A Little Parable on the Lies of the Devil and the False Promises of the World

By: Msgr. Charles Pope One of the great illusions under which we labour is, that if we just get one more thing from this world, then we will be happy. Perhaps we think that if we just had a little … Continue reading

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Even Jesus Sometimes said, “No.”

A friend of mine is always telling me that there are three answers to prayer: Yes, No and Not now! Another excellent article from Mgr. Charles Pope of the Archdiocese of Washington. By: Msgr. Charles Pope One of the struggles … Continue reading

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A Meditation on the Story of the Tower of Babel

Meditation by Mgr. Charles Pope – Archdiocese of Washington, USA. The Story of the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11, is a memorable story for most. And yet it has a strange angularity to it. On the one hand it … Continue reading

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