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Excommunication of Mafia by secular courts? What's this about? Anecdotes...

“Hello Fr. George: I had a doubt if excommunication of mafia is also extended to those co- cooperating directly or indirectly by running illicit businesses like gambling dens and bootlegging.

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Missionaries Of Mercy

Flowers for the Immaculate Conception (Requesting Martyrdom edition)

Jesus said to his disciples:
“This is my commandment: love one another as I love you.
No one has greater love than this,
to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

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Missionaries Of Mercy

Apostles' Creed

This creed is called the Apostles’ Creed not because it was produced by the apostles themselves but because it contains a brief summary of their teachings. 299 more words

Catholic Church

Holy See April 24

Wow! The Holy See is a anomaly in the smallest country in the world, Vatican City and  although the Holy See is closely associated with the Vatican City, the independent territory over which the Holy See is… 38 more words



HEY! It’s the 471st anniversary of Sacrosancta, the first decree of the fourth session of the most sacred and ecumenical Council of Trent in 1546. This is my most favorite of all magisterial interventions. 918 more words

Spiritual Life

Useful Tools and Beneficial Communication

This article on the Vatican Observatory Foundation blog site caught my eye this morning. It’s written by a Catholic priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, which is where I was ordained in 2001. 502 more words