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2 Popes, 1 day

This Sunday is the canonization of two popes.  Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.  Everyone knows and is excited about Pope John Paul the Second but I feel like Pope John XXIII isn’t getting as much hype as he deserves.   64 more words

Vigil To Honor Life Of Pope John Paul II Will Be Held This Weekend

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — A special vigil to honor the life and pontificate of Pope John Paul II will be held this weekend.

Father Edward Benioff visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about the April 26 event. 153 more words

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The Constant Convert

“The Constant Convert.”  Why have I chosen this as the name for my blog? Well, for starters, alliterations can be quite catchy.  In reality though, I’m calling myself a “constant convert” because that’s what I am.  1,023 more words


Justice and the Band of Robbers

In the early nineteenth century, the United States was seeking to establish a reliable system of property ownership. This was particularly difficult, given that much land was still inhabited by native Indian tribes, and these tribes attempted to give land grants that often conflicted with grants given by the United States government. 610 more words

Local Theologian Says 2 New Pope Saints Display Heroic Virtue

By Mark Abrams

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In a historic move, Pope Francis will canonize two of his modern-day predecessors as saints during ceremonies on St. Peter’s Square on Sunday. 171 more words


News Round Up

Shakespeare-Today is Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, in honor of his birth there is a fascinating article over at The Telegraph listing 10 thing that are typically not known about Shakespeare. 411 more words


'Magical warlock’ sexually abused girls as young as 3 years old: police, John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

‘Magical warlock’ sexually abused girls as young as 3 years old: police
James Irvin, 57, of Bluefield, W.Va., told three different girls that performing sex acts would allow him to conduct magical spells. 743 more words

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