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Pope says he will preach, offer apology at Roman Pentecostal church

Catholic World News – July 14, 2014. Pope Francis said he will preach in a Pentecostal church in Rome this month and offer an apology, the global ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance stated on his blog. Brian Stiller, who met with Pope Francis in June, wrote: We talked about Christians marginalized, pressed under the weight of […]

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About choice

People have different understandings about faith, what it is, why some have it and others don’t and also as one matures, the above understandings change, it seems to be a life long process.  A slow maturing that never ends, an ever deepening adventure for those who are on the path….. pilgrims who learn to deal […]

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Look for the Church which the world hates

There are not over a hundred people in the United States who hate the Catholic Church. There are millions, however, who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church—which is, of course, quite a different thing. These millions can hardly be blamed for hating Catholics because Catholics “adore statues;” because they “put the […]

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Scripture Should Lead to ‘Personal Encounter With the Lord of Life’

VATICAN CITY (EWTN News/CNA)—Pope Benedict XVI spoke today about Psalm 119 as a wonderful discourse on the breadth and depth of man’s relationship with God. The Psalmist’s song “voices the range of sentiments which fill the hearts of those who pray: praise, thanksgiving, trust, supplication and lament, all within the context of a heartfelt openness […]

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Refusal to air John 3:16 Super Bowl ad censored Jesus

Washington D.C., Feb 8, 2011 / 05:43 am (CNA).- The Fox Broadcasting Company’s refusal to air a Super Bowl commercial which encouraged the reading of the Bible verse John 3:16 “censored” Jesus Christ while ignoring objectionable material, Media Research Center president L. Brent Bozell III said. “Any censorship of Christianity is analogous to anti-Christian bigotry,” […]

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Want to help Middle East Christians?

Reach out to U.S. Muslims by John L Allen Jr on Oct. 17, 2010 Rome. Created by mandate of Pope Pius XI in 1926, the Catholic Near East Welfare Association is probably the most important vehicle in the United States for supporting the Christians of the Middle East, as well as Eastern Catholic churches in Northern […]

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Why 20 Nations are Defending the Crucifix

Interview With Director of European Law Organization By Jesús Colina STRASBOURG, France, JULY 21, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Last November’s ruling against the display of crucifixes in Italian schools has caused the most widespread opposition in the history of the European Court of Human Rights: 20 countries are officially opposed and have joined Italy in defense of […]

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U.S. bishops launch website on new Mass translation

Washington D.C., Aug 21, 2009 / 11:14 am (CNA).- After years in the making, the English translation of the new Roman Missal is nearing its completion and is now awaiting the final approval of the bishops and the Vatican. In an effort to begin educating the faithful and clergy on the new translation, the U.S. […]

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Catholic Medical Clinic offers Solution to Health Crisis

Madison, Wis., Jul 21, 2009 / 08:33 am (CNA).- As President Obama urges Congress to pass health care reform legislation by August, a medical clinic in Madison, Wisconsin is offering a novel way to address medical needs by offering free care for the uninsured. Patients with insurance only pay a single yearly fee for their […]

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