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Pope Francis With The Quote of the Week

“Dear brothers, dear friends, from this holy place I make a heartfelt plea to all people and to all communities who look to Abraham:  may we respect and love one another as brothers and sisters! May we learn to understand … Continue reading

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Cardinal Kasper’s Thoughts On Our Divorced And Civilly Remarried Brethren

Some folks are likely to play the “Good Cleric/Bad Cleric” game with Cardinal Kasper’s  comments about our divorced and civilly remarried brethren, but I won’t be. I’m just an regular guy, see, with no claims to knowing all the ins … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Wishes Patheos A Happy 5th Birthday!

Wow! Just in time for the the big celebration, this communique just made its way into my “in” basket. I tried to call your offices in Denver, and wish your website a happy birthday, but your number is unlisted. Instead, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Calls A Divorced Lady In Argentina And Says, “It’s Okay For You To Receive Communion?” UPDATED

And she’s remarried? Yeah, I’ll believe it when I see the press conference. From across the pond, Damien Thompson shares the tale. Would you believe it involves a Facebook post? 

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I Have No Idea Where Pope Francis Gets These Ideas About Lent

Lent is a fitting time for self-denial; we would do well to ask ourselves what we can give up in order to help and enrich others by our own poverty. Let us not forget that real poverty hurts: no self-denial … Continue reading

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Five Songs to Usher In Lent (2014 Edition)

It has been a roller coaster of a week. Russia invited themselves into Ukraine, Pope Francis gave another interview, a bishop in Texas did what he had to do, the reverberations of which are still rippling outwards. Can you say, … Continue reading

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Your Pope Francis Photograph Of The Day

The Chalice, like a Boss. *image is from a Mass celebrated by the Holy Father in Aparecida, Brazil, Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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Pope Francis And The Pentecostals: “We must cry together, like Joseph did. These tears will unite us. These tears of love.” UPDATED

I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I in you, that they also may be … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Is Just Like Us (Exhibit # 742: He Renews His Argentine Passport)

You know how when your passport, or your drivers license, comes up for renewal, and you go through all the bureaucratic mumbo jumbo to get it renewed? So does Pope Francis. But unlike you and me, see, when Pope Francis … Continue reading

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The Pope’s Harley Davidson Super Glide Fetches $327K At Auction

The proceeds will benefit a shelter and soup kitchen in Rome that is run by Caritas.

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