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What Every Parent Should know about the Legionaries of Christ

Parents are sometimes surprised by a child’s sudden interest and devotion to the Legionaries of Christ, an organization which all too often the parents know absolutely nothing about. 4,073 more words

Pope Benedict

The Gospel of St. Matthew and the Virgin Birth

“This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about,” today’s reading from Matthew’s gospel begins. He describes it through the experience of Joseph, the husband of Mary. 341 more words

Religion

What does Benedict do now he's retired?

I managed to find these photos of Fr Joseph Ratzinger who would become Pope Benedict XVI. In the above photo he is Sub-Deacon. Below he is wearing the humeral veil. 40 more words

St Agathas Portsmouth

Bah, humbug!

Two recent media items caught my attention.

First, this piece from Fox News.

It is part of the chorus about Pope Francis’ lifestyle options and how admirable they are and yet there is another tone, a much darker tone. 487 more words

Life

The Pope's Painful Liturgies - Ethika Politika.

 

I like the way the author of this piece looked beneath the surface of appearance for both the reason and the end, when making his observations and examining his own conceptions. 90 more words

Catholic, Christian

The Pope's Painful Liturgies - Ethika Politika.

I like the way the author of this piece looked beneath the surface of appearance for both the reason and the end, when making his observations and examining his own conceptions. 91 more words

The Pope's Painful Liturgies - Ethika Politika.

 

I like the way the author of this piece looked beneath the surface of appearance for both the reason and the end, when making his observations and examining his own conceptions. 90 more words