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Wojtyla, the “Islamist” invasion and those words spoken to Bush Jr.(0)

December 10, 2017

Vatican Insider: Monsignor Longhi’s confidence, which ended up on YouTube, stirs discussion. The prelate tells Vatican Insider about John Paul II’s words to the US President, “At the feet of this idol you call security, you want to sacrifice all human dignity” Saint John Paul II was a mystic, “he dialogued” with Our Lady and […]

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Social Cross, a Facebook alternative, seeks to provide Christians with space for free speech

The founder got fed up with censorship on the world’s leading social media site. Aletetia: There are lots of alternatives to Facebook, many of them for specialized communities, such as military personnel, Lego Fans, or beer connoisseurs. And there have been many Christian alternatives as well, such as Christians Like Me and Awestruck. Now there’s a new one, which was founded […]

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Feast of Christ the King

On the Roman Catholic liturgical calendar, today is the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, more commonly known as the Feast of Christ the King. The last Sunday of the liturgical year (next week is Advent!), this feast reminds us that whatever earth powers may do or ask of us, Christ […]

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J.R.R. Tolkien: A new look at the literary giant’s contribution to the Jerusalem Bible

Did you know that the same author who wrote about hobbits, elves and orcs also translated the Book of Jonah for the Jerusalem Bible? J.R.R. Tolkien, best known for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, was asked in 1957 to contribute to a new translation of the Bible coming out of England. The task was led by […]

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