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Lessons from the Holy Family for us today

from Saint Andrew Daily Missal: “Is it not fitting,” says Leo XIII, “to celebrate the royal birth of the Son of the supreme Father, of the house of David and the glorious names of that ancient line? Yet it is … Continue reading

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“Columbus noster est!”

by Roberto De Mattei at the LEPANTO FOUNDATION “Columbus noster est!” “Christopher Columbus is ours!” These words of Leo XIII, in his encyclical Quarto Abeunte Saeculo, issued July 16, 1892, on the IV Centenary of the discovery of America, are … Continue reading

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Christ the King: A rallying call for Catholics to keep the Faith alive for generations

by Peter Kwasniewski (LifeSiteNews) — In the traditional Roman Catholic calendar, Christ the King is celebrated on the last Sunday of October, not the last Sunday of the liturgical year (as in the Novus Ordo calendar). The reasons for this … Continue reading

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Leo XIII sings Ave Maria

In this video you hear 93-year-old Pope Leo XIII chant Ave Maria in Latin–the oldest known audio recording of a Pope. This recording, made a few months before he died in 1903, is superimposed over the very first film footage … Continue reading

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