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Of Mature Years

The Church may soon consider inviting married men as candidates for the priesthood. One reason, to deal with the situation where there is great demand for the sacraments, but few priests.

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Pope Betrays Chinese Catholics

 is preparing …to grant the communist authorities the privilege of selecting candidates. And he is exiling to an island in the Pacific the highest ranking Chinese archbishop in the curia, contrary to the agreement. 878 more words

The Centre and Standard

Germany’s Catholic bishops have praised Martin Luther as a “Gospel witness and teacher of the faith” and called for closer ties with Protestants.

The bishops’ report said the “Catholic Church may recognise today what was important in the Reformation – namely, that Sacred Scripture is the centre and standard for all Christian life.

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Death of the Catholic Church

What happened to Catholicism? I am not too sure.

In the United States, the Catholic Church is certainly in support of the massive waves of mestizos crossing the border – legally and illegally. 431 more words

A Summons to Peace

The Christian gospel is a summons to peace, calling for justice beyond anger, mercy beyond justice, forgiveness beyond mercy, love beyond forgiveness.

From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart by Chris Haw Page 48


Free Choices

We’re formed to believe that religious ascription, like so many other things, depends on our free choices. That changing a religion is like changing a political party: We need only sign up at the place that agrees with our view.

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“It is unacceptable that many unarmed persons – even many children – must pay the price of the conflict,” he said. The price, he said, is that of “closed hearts and the absence of the desire for peace” on the part of the powerful.

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