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Do We Really Believe It's Jesus?

A 2008 Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) survey found that over 40% of Catholics questioned view the Eucharist as only a symbol of Jesus. 354 more words

Liturgy

How Many Times Do I Need to Hear This? What About You? The Paradox of Life!

Devotional Thought of the Day
5  Think of yourselves the way Christ Jesus thought of himself. 6  He had equal status with God but didn’t think so much of himself that he had to cling to the advantages of that status no matter what. 850 more words

Abiding In Christ

Fulford: A Review of the Current Alliances of Secret Societies and Visible Power Centers

An honest account of the secret society sources Benjamin Fulford claims have made contact with him. As I read Fulford’s overview, I’m reminded of the story of the blind men who attempt to describe an elephant. 1,621 more words

Illuminati

Creating dialogue: Milwaukee Art Museum features papal portrait made of condoms

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Art Museum opened a new exhibit on Thursday, July 30th titled, “Art and the Global AIDS Crisis: Eggs Benedict.” It features a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI made from a collection of 17,000 latex condoms. 277 more words

News

Beatitudes

Yesterday a friend more or less demanded that I offer some kind of Daoist reflection on the contents of the Beatitudes, based on Pope Benedict’s… 1,318 more words

Philosopher-at-home

Only in Truth Does Charity Shine Forth

There is a passage very early in Pope Benedict’s third and final encyclical, “Caritas in Veritate”, which beautifully refutes the erroneous notion that love can be divorced from truth. 223 more words

Life

Anglicans and Catholics

The awareness that the objective of unity may seem distant, but is always the aim of the path of ecumenism and common concern for the ills of humanity, especially human trafficking, were some of the key themes in the Holy Father’s encounter with His Grace Justin Welby, archbishop of Canterbury, in the Vatican this morning. 501 more words

11 The Constant Church