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In Solidarity

As a Catholic, I stand in solidarity with my Muslim brothers and sisters against any hatefulness and bigotry perpetrated by so-called Christians. Our beloved Pope Francis expresses the Gospel message and true Christian faith when he speaks on these issues. 41 more words


+CJ Scicluna's Amoris laetitia expects sinful obedience. But priests are free to "disobey." How? Don't be a dog.

Obedience is not a descriptor for a reaction to a cold authoritarian command that negates one’s very existence as a person with free will, but rather, instead, obedience, from the Latin OB-AUDIRE (referring to intense listening) is all about an eager following of commands given in love and received in love.  488 more words

Missionaries Of Mercy

Archbishop Roche and Ms. Carlo-Stella visit The Lay Centre

The Lay Centre welcomed two guests from the Vatican on 18 January, our last Wednesday community evening in the first semester of the academic year 2016-2017. 241 more words

Reflections on Solidarity with Latin America

Visiting people in Latin America and the Caribbean, being in solidarity with them, fills me with such joy and hope. As I encounter countless moments of solidarity and fraternity each time I visit a community that receives funds from the… 466 more words

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Impossible to keep the 6th Commandment of God


The driving force behind allowing the divorced and remarried to Holy Communion is the belief that it is impossible to keep the Commandments of God, especially the 6th Commandment, that being “Thou shalt not commit adultery.” However, Our Lord said that all things are possible with God.   511 more words

Church Crisis

Seriously Seeking Christian Unity

This week (January 18-25) marks the annual celebration of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Around the world there are various prayer services and programs offered to engage in conversation about the issues that continue to divide the church, which is fundamentally all the baptized, and the Spirit’s role in reconciliation. 493 more words

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Governor, first lady meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican

ROME (WGNO) – The Vatican released pictures today of Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican.

The governor and his wife, along with State Police Superintendent Col. 252 more words