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The Immaculate Heart of Mary

Historically, devotion to the Heart of Mary grew up in parallel, but at a lesser intensity  than that of devotion to the Heart of Jesus, only starting to become more prominent during the time of St John Eudes. John Eudes … Continue reading

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Jewish leaders denounce traditionalist’s remarks on ‘deicide’.

By John Thavis Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Jewish groups have called on the Vatican to suspend reconciliation talks with a traditionalist group after one of its bishops argued that the Jewish people were responsible for the death … Continue reading

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Turkey promises to return some Religious properties. (But not Roman Catholic!).

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Turkish prime minister’s announcement that the government will return hundreds of properties confiscated from non-Muslim religious groups or compensate the groups for properties sold to third parties is “a historic decision,” said the Vatican nuncio … Continue reading

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Official papal photographer recalls life with ‘a living saint’.

John Paul II Vatican City, Apr 29, 2011 / 01:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Arturo Mari was Pope John Paul II’s personal photographer for all 27 years of his pontificate. Now, in the days before John Paul’s beatification, Mari has been … Continue reading

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The Truth About Love

Raniero Cantalamessa is a Franciscan Capuchin Catholic Priest. Born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, 22 July 1934, ordained priest in 1958. Divinity Doctor and Doctor in classical literature. Former Ordinary Professor of History of Ancient Christianity and Director of the Department … Continue reading

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Vox Clara, advising Vatican on English liturgy texts, gets new members

Following the recent interest in our posts on the translation of the Roman Missal, the following, from CNS reports on additions to Vox Clara: By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With the new English translation of … Continue reading

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Assisi – The Holy Father to commemorate event that he missed in 1986.

The last Assisi ‘gathering’ in 1986, when a statue of Bhudda was placed over the tabernacle, and subsequently ‘incensed’ by Bhuddist monks, was, with the benefit of hindsight, considered to have been an unmitigated disaster in ecumenism – at least … Continue reading

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