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Carnival in Rio De Janeiro

Carnival in Rio De Janeiro, one of the best-known parties in the world, is also the largest carnival celebration in the world. It’s filled with music, parades, drinking and people having fun. 253 more words


Right-Wing Websites Guess How Pope Francis Was Elected

Some right-wing websites have been looking at how Pope Francis – widely considered a liberal pope – was elected.  The theory goes that a type of church “mafia” pulled strings to get him elected. 465 more words


I Love the Pope too, but...

In her post “Finally Understanding ‘Alleluia’” Theia echoed the sentiments of many American Catholics since the election of Pope Francis. “Liberal Catholics,” she wrote, “our time has come.” 476 more words


A Christian Conundrum

I am  growing weary of hearing/watching  Pope Francis’s visit…24/7.

I am Catholic, and not the Christmas and Easter variety. I am also a political/news junkie and many  say that I lean to the far right in both areas. 392 more words

Ray Visotski

Finally understanding "Alleluia"


It has been a busy week for me, so I haven’t fully unpacked my thoughts on the Pope’s visit to DC and all of his political commentary, but the overall feeling is joy*. 152 more words


Quick Lessons from the Catechism: The Church – the People of God, Body of Christ, and Temple of the Holy Spirit

Let us continue our study and examination of the Catholic Church this week, for this twofold purpose – 1. To teach my followers and readers how to understand these paragraphs in the… 561 more words

Quick Lessons From The CCC

The Kind of Church Pope Francis Wants in the US

What kind of Catholic Church will we have in the United States in the wake of Pope Francis?

If the Pope’s words on Wednesday mean anything to the nearly 450 bishops in the US, it will be one in which all voices can be heard and all who are suffering from the cold of loneliness, loss and despair will be welcomed in to sit by “the family fire.” 1,121 more words