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"My sin is ever before me"

Lately I have been impressed by the thought that we are probably much worse than we might have imagined, that sin is more deeply ingrained in our thinking and attitudes than we would like to admit, that we are further from the kingdom of God (cf.  1,271 more words


The art of speaking Catholic truth to the secular world

How often have you had the experience of saying something to little effect, only to watch your spouse or best friend say exactly the same thing in different words to the general agreement and appreciation of the listener? 288 more words


Truth. On Emerson's Quote

“God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please you can never have both.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Repose in this context could be leisure, dormancy or any comfort zone. 402 more words

Logos Free Book - Wolfgang Vondey, Pentecostalism: A Guide for the Perplexed

Once again Faithlife is offering a Free “Book of the Month” for your Logos library. For the month of July you can download a copy of… 440 more words


Pope Francis Meets With Pope Emeritus Benedict

Pope Francis met with Pope Emeritus Benedict today to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Pope Emeritus’ ordination to the priesthood.

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Joseph Ratzinger

What is your favorite quote or book by Benedict XVI?

On the 65th Anniversary of the ordination of Joseph Ratzinger to the priesthood, Aleteia asked a random selection of Catholic writers to share their favorite quote, or favorite book, coming from the clear mind and prolific pen of the Pope Emeritus. 2,445 more words