One of the major, early catalysts in the Protestant Reformation was a book by Jan Hus, a Bohemian Christian who preceded Martin Luther by a full century. 998 more words
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The writer of Hebrews is inescapably clear about the singular nature of Christ’s sacrifice.
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For Christ did not enter a holy place made with hands, a mere copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us; nor was it that He would offer Himself often, as the high priest enters the holy place year by year with blood that is not his own.
After his prophetic vision of the eternal glories of heaven at the end of the book of Revelation, the apostle John described how he was overwhelmed by what he’d seen. 1,052 more words
Testimonial by a Catholic Sister in South Sudan
Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada
It has taken me a couple of months now reflecting on South Sudan’s conflict that erupted in Juba on the December 15, 2013, and the ongoing peace process between the Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GRSS) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A ) in opposition in Addis Ababa. 580 more words
Montreal/Erbil, Monday August 18, 2014 –“If we do not want to be silent witnesses to the last chapter of the history of Christendom in Iraq, the international community must respond decisively now,” said Johannes Freiherr Heereman, President of the international aid organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), after returning from the Iraqi city of Erbil. 433 more words
It is tempting to reduce the Irish emigrant’s experience to a single type, or to at least come up with several categories which the emigrant could fall into: the melancholy men who miss mammy, pints in the local and the county final; the peripatetic successful types who “wouldn’t have stayed in Ireland anyway”; or the steady middle-class professionals who go away to progress their careers before moving home to have children. 1,204 more words