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Marian NewsNews
February 9, 2018

Washington Post publishes a decent article about Our Lady of Fatima!

Ave Maria!  I was caught by surprise when, browsing Marian news online, I encountered a decent article about Our Lady of Fatima in the Washington Post.  They apparently published the article for the…
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Marian NewsNews
February 17, 2018

Crux.com: Pope’s love affair with Mary adds new chapter Saturday in Peru

Ave Maria!  In this article from crux.com, Vatican correspondent Inés San Martín describes the intensely Marian celebration at Trujillo, Peru, where Pope Francis linked honoring Mary with protecting women today from violence.  Ms. San Martín…
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Marian News
February 21, 2018

Lebanese judge orders 3 Muslims to memorize Quran verses hailing Mary, Jesus – Al Arabiya English

Ave Maria!  I found an interesting and entertaining article this morning about how a Lebanese judge sentenced 3 Muslim men who insulted the Virgin Mary to memorize verses from the Quran praising her…
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Marian News
March 3, 2018

Inquirer News: 5,000 people join ‘Walk for Life With Mary’ in Cebu to denounce killings 

Ave Maria!  In the Philippines, Archbishop Jose Palma led thousands of Catholics in a March for Life with Mary, protesting the government-led slaughter of drug users and dealers in the country.  Since President…
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March 8, 2018

Vatican News: Pope institutes new celebration of Mary, Mother of Church

Ave Maria!  In an act of Marian devotion, Pope Francis has put the Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church, into the Roman Calendar, requiring that it be celebrated in the Church's liturgy…
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March 21, 2018

CNA/EWTN: Why the devil hates Mary – especially during exorcisms

Ave Maria!  An Italian exorcist has spoken up, linking recent worldwide attacks on the Virgin Mary to the devil's particular hatred for her.  See also these two articles if you wish; they discuss…
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March 22, 2018

The New York Times: Virgin Mary Statue, Intact Among Ecuador’s Quake Ruins, Becomes a Beacon of Hope

Ave Maria!  This beautiful story from the New York Times explains how the traditionally acclaimed miraculous statue of Our Mother of Monserrate is serving as a beacon of hope for the people of…
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March 28, 2018

CNA: Paul, the Apostle of Christ movie: How the rosary helped Jim Caviezel play St. Luke

Ave Maria!  In this article from CNA, Jim Caviezel explains that he uses the rosary to improve his acting, thus allowing the Virgin Mary to help him portray holiness.  The new movie, Paul, Apostle…
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April 4, 2018

National Catholic Register: When Charles Dickens Met the Blessed Virgin Mary

Ave Maria!  I greatly enjoyed this little article about Charles Dickens and Catholicism, and an apparent encounter he had with the Blessed Virgin Mary.  I expect you will, too. One night in 1844,…
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April 13, 2018

Aleteia: Policeman saves lives of three women — and credits the Virgin Mary

Ave Maria!  This morning, I enjoyed reading a beautiful, simple testimony about how Mary saved lives through a cop in Virginia.  Have a good time with the read. It's no coincidence what Officer…
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April 20, 2018

Smiling Virgin Mary Fresco Puzzles Scientists

Ave Maria!  A beautiful, ancient fresco of the Virgin Mary from Turkey has scientists scratching their heads and debating with one another.  It's incredibly unusual to see the Virgin Mary smiling in one…
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April 28, 2018

Jordan’s Muslims and Christians unite to celebrate Virgin Mary

Ave Maria!  I hope you enjoy this article from The Arab Weekly about how the king of Jordan is seeking greater peace and harmony between Christians and Muslims in his country and worldwide.  The…
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May 2, 2018

Ecumenical group’s book captures different perspectives on Virgin Mary 

Ave Maria!  A Christian ecumenical group has just released an anthology of writings about the Virgin Mary from a variety of denominations.  This is intriguing, because many Protestants show an aversion to talking…
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May 13, 2018

Pope Francis makes rosary pilgrimage for peace in Syria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHxTX4i51K8 Ave Maria!  On May 1st, Pope Francis led a rosary pilgrimage interceding for peace in Syria and around the world.  He urged Catholics to pray the Rosary for peace throughout May. Pope…
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May 15, 2018

Egypt Today: Egypt celebrates 50th anniversary of Virgin Mary apparition

Ave Maria!  Pope Tawadros II has just celebrated the 50th anniversary Mass commemorating the Virgin Mary's appearance over an Orthodox church in Zeitoun, Cairo, an apparition approved both by the Coptic Church and…
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