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Help! My pastor wants to make the church pretty, and I want to feed the poor!(Comments Off on Help! My pastor wants to make the church pretty, and I want to feed the poor!)

May 5, 2017

Sound like any parishes you know? ——————————————- Aletetia: Why be either/or when we can be both/and? Katrina, At my parish the priest has started a fundraising campaign for church renovations. He’s trying to raise a hundred thousand dollars to purchase statues, install a mural, fix up the confessionals, and add an altar rail. He also […]

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43 Facts About Love, Sex, Dating And Marriage That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

Is it more difficult for a woman to find a husband in America today compared to several decades ago?  If a couple lives together before marriage, are they more likely or less likely to get divorced?  Are married men more satisfied with their intimate relationships than single men are?  You will get answers to these […]


Pope Francis: ‘consult the Bible as often as your cellphone’

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday called on Christians to consult the Bible with the same frequency as they might consult their cellphones for messages. Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square following his weekly Angelus blessing, the Pope urged those present to give the Bible the same place in daily life as […]


Pope skewers journalists who focus on scandal

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2016 / 09:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis gave an interview to a Belgian magazine in which he cautioned media to avoid several major temptations, including the desire to always focus on scandal – which he compared to “coprophilia,” a mental illness in which a person has an abnormal interest in […]


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