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Bishop of Shrewsbury’s Pastoral Letter Marking End of Year of Faith

November 22, 2013 (Zenit.org)  As the Year of Faith draws to a close, an English bishop has encouraged his flock not to be discouraged by the antagonism they face when bearing witness to Christ in society. Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury … Continue reading

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Every Unborn Child Has the Face of the Lord: Pope Francis addresses medical professionals.

Calls on Medical Professionals to ‘Spread the Gospel of Life’ By Junno Arocho Esteves  “Every unborn child, condemned unjustly to be aborted, has the face of the Lord.” Pope Francis stressed these words today during a meeting with hundreds of … Continue reading

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Full English translation of THAT press conference

Thanks to Dr Robert from The Moynihan Letters: August 3, 2013, Saturday – The Pope’s press conference, English Below, a complete English translation of the 80-minute press conference, made up of 20 questions, with Pope Francis on July 28, on … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei – Light of Faith

VATICAN CITY, July 05, 2013 (Zenit.org) – The Holy See presented this morning the first encyclical of Pope Francis’ papacy entitled “Lumen Fidei” (The Light of Faith). Presenting the new work was Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: Solemnity of the Holy Trinity – Divine Love and Human Love

From Zenit By Monsignor Francesco Follo  From the Cross to the Trinity The entire Most Holy Trinity is involved in Love and by Love with the Cross of Christ. Many antique pictures represent the Father’s arms holding the Crucifix. For … Continue reading

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A VATICAN MANUAL TO HELP PRIESTS CELEBRATE MASS

Prefect Warns Against Making Liturgy Into a ‘Show’ (and not a moment too soon!) H. Sergio Mora ROME, January 16, 2013 (Zenit.org). The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments is preparing a booklet to help priests celebrate the Mass … Continue reading

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WE’RE WINNING IN EFFORT TO CLEAR PIUS XII’S NAME

‘Every Time We Do More Research, We Find a Diamond’ By Edward Pentin ROME, JUNE 21, 2012 (Zenit.org).- After six years of untiring research that has uncovered 76,000 pages of original material, plus multiple eyewitness accounts and testimonies from prominent … Continue reading

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HOLY GHOST AND HOLY SPIRIT

ROME, MAY 8, 2012 (Zenit.org). A reader’s question answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum university: Q: Before the Second Vatican Council, the Third Person of the Trinity was referred to in … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Found Cause of Down Syndrome Moves Closer to Canonization

This spring, the Archdiocese of Paris will officially conclude the diocesan phase of the cause of canonization for Dr. Jérôme Lejeune. Zenit reports: The April 11 ceremony will include a Mass for life in the Notre Dame Cathedral. Jérôme Lejeune … Continue reading

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Father Cantalamessa’s 3rd Advent Sermon

Rome, DEC. 16, 2011 Here is a translation of the third Advent sermon by Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the pontifical household, which was delivered today. 1. The Christian faith crosses the ocean Four days ago the American … Continue reading

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1st Advent Sermon – Father Cantalamessa (to the Pontifical household).

Here is a translation of the first Advent sermon delivered last Friday, Dec. 2, by Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher to the pontifical household. “Go into all the world” The first wave of evangelization In response to the Supreme … Continue reading

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The Angelus – “God Gives Himself Into Our Hands”

VATICAN CITY,  The address Benedict XVI gave yesterday before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. Dear brothers and sisters! This Sunday’s Gospel closes with Jesus’ warning addressed to the chief priests and elders … Continue reading

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New English Liturgy Seen as “More Formal” – Msgr. Wadsworth Explains the Translation Process

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia(Zenit.org).- The executive director of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL) visited Christendom College last week to explain the steps involved in producing the new translation of the missal of the liturgy in English. Theologian … Continue reading

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Cardinal Piacenza on Women Priests, Celibacy and the Power of Rome (part two)

Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy Speaks on What’s Behind the Vocations Crisis By Antonio Gaspari ROME, SEPT. 19, 2011 It is often proposed that celibacy is to blame for a lack of vocations to the priesthood. But according to … Continue reading

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