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The Blessed Sacrament and the Statue of Virgin Mary stood untouched amidst rubble by the Earthquake in Ecuador

The Statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary housed at the the Leonie Aviat school in the Tarqui administrative district in Manta Canton, Ecuador was found intact in her glass casing in the midst of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck around the statue reducing every other building and structure around into rubble. 171 more words

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Why the devil hates Mary – especially during exorcisms

Italian priest Sante Babolin said that Satan is behind several recent attacks in various parts of the world against the Virgin Mary, noting that she is a powerful advocate for him during exorcisms. 536 more words

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The story behind the Irish priest whose prayers could heal

image: Fr. John Sullivan in his twenties. Credit: Irish Jesuits via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).
Dublin, Ireland, Apr 26, 2017 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father John Sullivan was a prominent Irish Catholic convert who was known for his healing prayers, his consolation for the troubled, and his devotion to God. 831 more words

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How to pray the Rosary more deeply

It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God repeatedly recommends praying the Rosary. She does not invite us to pray the Divine Office, or to do spiritual reading, or Eucharistic Adoration, or practice interior prayer or mental prayer. 1,526 more words

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Why Catholics are leaving the faith by age 10 – and what parents can do about it

Young Catholics are leaving the faith at an early age – sometimes before the age of 10 – and their reasons are deeper than being “bored at Mass,” the author of a recent report claims. 930 more words

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Despite deadly attacks, Pope Francis will still go to Egypt

The Vatican confirmed Monday that Pope Francis’ trip to Egypt at the end of the month will go on as planned, despite terrorist attacks which killed more than 43 people during Palm Sunday celebrations in the country. 510 more words

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Pope: Don't dwell on suffering, let Jesus heal you 

Vatican City, Apr 2, 2017 / 04:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday, Pope Francis said that each of us carries some kind of tomb inside our heart, whether from sin or suffering, and we can either stay bogged down in misery, focusing only on ourselves, or we can allow Jesus to come into that place and heal it. 769 more words