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Thirty-fourth Thursday in Ordinary Time

From the Word of the Day

“Stand erect and raise your heads because your redemption is at hand.”

 (Luke 21:28)      

How should we live this Word… 286 more words

Pope Paul VI

Humanae Vitae: Cliffs Notes for the Busy Papist

Human Life. That’s a pretty bold title. It’s what the latin phrase humanae vitae means in English. Humanae Vitae was an important and controversial encyclical when it was released in 1968 by Pope Paul VI. 3,160 more words


Encyclical Letter: Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae, by Pope Paul VI 1968

Link to encyclical

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This is my longer podcast than usual, about 56 minutes. 16 more words


Thirty-third Thursday in Ordinary Time

From the Word of the Day

“As Jesus drew near Jerusalem, he saw the city and wept over it, saying, ‘If this day you only knew what makes for peace – but now it is hidden from your eyes.” … 326 more words

Pope Paul VI

Vatican II's "Day of Wrath": 50 years ago today

With specific fiftieth anniversary markers related to significant Vatican II milestones so abundant in recent years, you might be forgiven for an initial yawn at the suggestion of still another. 1,679 more words

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Blessed Pope Paul VI, pray for us!

When Pope Paul still bore the name Giovanni Battista Montini, his father played a prominent role in Italian politics. 345 more words


CAFOD’s Pope Paul VI lecture: meeting this year’s speaker

With just 2 days to go before our annual Pope Paul VI lecture, Rob Elsworth, our Climate Policy Analyst, describes meeting Bishop Sánchez Sorondo – Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences – at the Green Growth Summit.  646 more words