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Bless the Little Children

Much has been made recently of a Pew report illustrating a decline in Christianity in America, Catholicism particularly.

The idea that six Catholics leave the Church for every one who joins it troubles me. 623 more words


I, Object Pt.2

So I’m driving home last night, listening to “The Busted Halo Show” On Sirius XM. My usual after work thing. The topic being discussed on the show had to do with women who were nursing being in the church. 179 more words


St. Rita of Cascia

St. Rita of Cascia, whose feast is celebrated on May 22, was born at Rocca Porena in the diocese of Spoleto and the province of Umbria, Italy, about the year 1386, and died at Cascia in the year 1456. 291 more words


Ireland Votes on Marriage Today, While Bishops' Political Influence Wanes

Irish voters will decide today whether to legalize same-gender marriage in this most Catholic of nations. If they succeed, the vote would be the first popular referendum in the world to endorse marriage equality. 1,034 more words


First Imam to Earn Catholic University Degree

CAIRO – A Portland Muslim imam has made history by becoming the first Muslim to graduate from a Catholic university.

“I was looking for a place to be accepted as myself and to be the true face of Islam, though I am not the best follower,” Abdullah Polovina, who leads a congregation of Bosnian Muslims in Portland, told The Oregonian on Monday. 163 more words