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Wednesday General Audience: On the Unity of the Church (Full text)

Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the “Creed” we say “I believe in One …  Church,” that is, we profess that the Church is one and this Church is, in herself, unity. However, if we look at the Catholic Church in … Continue reading

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“Rehabilitation” of Liberation Theology?

Written by Luiz Sérgio Solimeo “Not only is participating in class struggle not opposed to universal love, but today, this commitment is the necessary and inescapable means of making this love concrete, as this participation is what leads to a … Continue reading

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Adeste Fideles and other treasures at St Edmund’s College, Ware

from:http://www.newliturgicalmovement.org by Charles Cole Set in the green countryside of Hertfordshire to the north of London lies St Edmund’s College, Ware. St Edmund’s, the oldest Catholic college in England, was originally opened as a seminary and later also became a … Continue reading

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Pope Francis at Angelus: Peace requires time and patience; No to wars waged to sell arms

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged everyone to keep praying for peace in the Middle East, saying the search for peace is a long one that requires patience and perseverance. Speaking during his Angelus address, the Pope also condemned the … Continue reading

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Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta – September 5th

Old Calendar: St. Laurence Justinian, Bishop and Confessor Today the Missionaries of Charity and their friends will be celebrating the new feast day of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. September 5th is the anniversary of her death, and at present is … Continue reading

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Pope Emeritus’s Unexpected Homily on Humility

from:http://www.ncregister.com by Edward Pentin  Benedict XVI with Archbishop Gaenswein in a photograph taken on Sunday. – Giovanni Tridente Although the full text has yet to appear, Benedict XVI’s homily during Mass for his former students on Sunday is one of … Continue reading

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Universal Day of Prayer for Peace – Saturday September 7th

Pope Francis has called on all Catholics to pray for peace. This Saturday, September 7. You. Me. Everyone. The Holy Father is asking Catholics and people of all faiths to join together on the vigil of the Nativity of the … Continue reading

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Egypt – “The Islamists are taking revenge on us Christians”

from: http://www.churchinneed.org Thursday, August 15, 2013 “The Islamists are taking revenge on us Christians”: With these words the Coptic-Catholic Bishop of Assiut, Kyrillos William Samaan, commented on the latest Islamist attacks on Christians and Christian institutions in Egypt. The bishop … Continue reading

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COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE: MOTU PROPRIO OF POPE FRANCIS

MOTU PROPRIO OF POPE FRANCIS FOR THE PREVENTION AND COUNTERING OF MONEY LAUNDERING, THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AND THE PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION 1. Today the Holy Father Francis has issued a Motu Proprio for the prevention and … Continue reading

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Stop Shooting the Messenger, Please

from: http://unamsanctamcatholicam.blogspot.co.uk There is so much going on this week I don’t know where to start. Regarding the situation with the Franciscans of the Immaculate, I wanted to respond a fallacy I am seeing repeated on many Catholic blogs, so … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on the Traditional Mass

from: http://www.lmschairman.org I have mentioned before Clare Asquith’s book Shadowplay and her argument about the coded messages in Shakespeare relating to religious matters. It can easily sound a bit Dan Brown-ish but actually a lot of it is common sense. If … Continue reading

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WYD Rio: 2 million throng prayer vigil with Pope Francis

(Vatican Radio) Two million young people carpeted Rio de Janeiro’s Copacobana beach on Saturday, joining Pope Francis in a huge outdoor evening prayer vigil as part of World Youth Day celebrations in Brazil. The centerpiece of the vigil was a … Continue reading

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Pope points to vital role of grandparents in passing on faith

(Vatican Radio) The vital role of grandparents in passing on the faith through their families: echoing a theme that he spoke of during the flight over to Brazil, Pope Francis on Friday stressed the essential dialogue between the youngest and … Continue reading

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Seeking God through ordinary work

Card. Albino Luciani (John Paul I) John Paul I was elected Pope on August 26, 1978 and instantly gained everyone’s affection. Since his unexpected death on September 28, having been Pope for just thirty-three days, he has always been remembered … Continue reading

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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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