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CMCSVirutes - Divine Mercy Sunday

On May 5, 2000, five days after the canonization of St. Faustina, the Vatican decreed that the Second Sunday of Easter would henceforth be known as Divine Mercy Sunday.  34 more words

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It is Sunday morning: Will US Catholic Bishops choose conscience or cash?

Religious principles or Caesar’s money?

The major US refugee resettlement contractor (in terms of the number of refugees ‘served’), the US Conference of Catholic Bishops… 831 more words

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In Our Time

Golden anniversaries are occasions for great celebrations, honoring the life and spirit it takes to make it to the fifty year mark. Anniversaries ask us to celebrate what has been, but also to look forward to the new and exciting things that are not yet. 842 more words

Interreligious

FRANCIS ADDRESSES SYNOD OF ARMENIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - USCCB REPORTS INCREASE IN PRIESTLY ORDINATIONS

Pope Francis’ 18 million followers in 9 languages on Twitter saw this tweet today: Lord, give us the gift of tears, the ability to cry for our sins and so receive your forgiveness. 1,466 more words

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The U.S. Catholic Conference Strikes Again

Published December 1, 2000
DEAL W. HUDSON

Catholics must wonder sometimes why the U.S. Catholic Conference (USCC) exists. On October 16, Catholic News Service (CNS) of the USCC issued a… 708 more words

Politics

Montana: Colombian refugee charged with sexually assaulting child

Whew!  This story from the Bozeman Daily Chronicle (hat tip: Paul) gives me an opportunity to mention two things.  First Montana takes only a few refugees a year and second did you know we were taking “refugees” from Colombia?  363 more words

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The Year of Mercy 2016 & Pope Francis' Word Cloud

Yesterday, I was excited and encouraged to hear that Pope Francis has declared a Year of Jubilee to reflect upon and celebrate mercy. This type of annual designation, which typically happens only every 25 to 50 years, will begin on the… 242 more words

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