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PRAYER: Hear My Voice by Pope John Paul II

To you, creator of nature and humanity, of truth and beauty, I pray:

Hear my voice, for it is the voice of the victims of all wars and violence among individuals and nations. 143 more words

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In the arms of a aaint

In this historic photo, Pope St. John Paul the Great blesses an infant from Ars during his visit to the Lyons area of France on October 6, 1986. 6 more words

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A Change of Pace Toward Common Christian Community

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I have spent some time away from The Latin Community in an attempt to revive a once robust community of Christians. 326 more words

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Confession and Moral Reasoning

Ilya Repin
Refusal of the Confession, 1885
Oil on canvas

There is a dearth of moral reasoning in the present-day American culture, not to mention in the Church. 631 more words

Jesus the Samaritan and Procedural Canons

«Nonne bene dicimus nos quia Samaritanus es tu, et daemonium habes? Respondit Iesus: Ego daemonium non habeo.»

The more one digs into canon law, past the codified laws of 1917 and 1983, one finds the Scriptural and Patristic roots which were gathered in the Middle Ages and became the basis for juridical action within the Church. 478 more words

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Someday Women Priests May Merit a Vatican Stamp: It Happened to Luther

November 1 was All Saints Day, a day on the church calendar when we pay homage to exceptional followers of Christ. The day before — October 31 — marked the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s  1,098 more words

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