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Heading To Philly For The World Meeting Of Families? Watch These Videos…

My pal, Diana von Glahn, aka The Faithful Traveler,  lives in Philadelphia. Lucky her! She’ll be seeing Pope Francis, and a couple of million people inflating the population of the city, come the World Meeting Of Families in September. Even … Continue reading

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The #1 Reason the Catholic Church Won’t Support Same-Sex Marriage…

It’s quite simple, actually. Oh, you won’t see the reason talked about by folks using rational thinking towards an irrational people.

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Did Pope Francis Post A Turkey To A Bishopric In Chile? UPDATED

It’s looking like it, if you asked me. But nobody asked me, nor would they ever. One thing is for sure, and that is that lots of local folks were unhappy with the appointment, and the installation, of Bishop Juan … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Is Talking During Plane Flights Again (And You Know What That Means)

It means some folks will be writing their own encyclicals around his words. Shock! Remember a few days ago when Pope Francis steered clear of all kinds of controversy by discussing breast feeding in public? I can think of a … Continue reading

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Cardinal Kasper Kind Of, Sort Of, Apologizes (Maybe)…

 “If one of my remarks about Africans was perceived as demeaning or insulting, then I am honestly sorry.” Seriously? The European Imperialist “white man’s burden” talk was bad enough. There isn’t a church for Europe, one church for Asia, and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Demonstrates The Proper Way To Return A Salute

There is so much that heads of state can learn from this Head of State.

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Pope Francis: ISIS Onslaught “offends God and offends humanity.”

Listen to our brothers and sisters. Listen to our shepherd.

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Meriam Ibrahim Meets Pope Francis In Rome

And she receives a blessing from il Papa. Vatican Radio has the story. Meriam Ibrahim, the woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, arrived Thursday in Italy and met with Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Remembering, With Gratitude, The D-Day Sacrifices Of The Fallen

Pope Francis remembers, and is grateful. Francis praised “the numerous soldiers who left their country to land on the beaches of Normandy to fight against Nazi barbarism and free occupied France”. The Vatican said Francis “also does not forget the … Continue reading

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St. John of the Cross On What Ails The Catholic Blog-O-Sphere

Last week was a pretty embarrassing one in the parish of St. Blogs. It was enough to make me consider if continuing to blog was a worthwhile use of my time. There are other things to do, you know. I … Continue reading

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