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I am going to tell you the story of my abortion

I have four children but in Catholic circles I might be expected to say I have 7 children: 4 on earth and 3 in heaven. I do not say this nor do I think this or feel this. 2,196 more words

Pope Francis: "keep St. Patrick in St. Patrick's Day"

VATICAN CITY—During his weekly mass, Pope Francis urged Catholics to remember to “keep St. Patrick in St. Patrick’s day.”

The mass was the kickoff to St. 184 more words


Losing Our Religion - The Daily Mail on the State of the Church in Scotland

The journalist John Macleod has just begun a major three part series in The Daily Mail on the current state of the Church in Scotland.  Given that this is published in Scotland’s best selling Saturday newspaper it is good to see the question being given such prominence.   2,202 more words


 Sabaste and the Jew :Short story 

St Sabasta was very distressed when a Jewish business man he had brought to the verge of converting to Christianity wanted to go to Rome, to the Vatican to do business. 172 more words


Catholic church may consider making married men priests -Pope Francis

Pope Francis said in an interview published on Thursday that the church may consider ordaining married men who could potentially then work in remote areas faced with a shortage of priests. 182 more words