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November 8, 2014

Fra Gabriel Skates his way to Rome Reports: Check it out!

Ave Maria! You may have caught our previous post of the video done by Spirit Juice Films with Fra Gabriel skateboarding to the Salve Regina with his own vocals. It now has over…
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October 24, 2014

Schönstatt Movement’s Centenary: Transforming the World with Our Lady’s help

100 years ago, at the dawn of World War I, German priest Josef Kentenich preached to a group of seminarians in a shrine like this one. He invited them to change the world…
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October 22, 2014

Pope Francis to Visit the Istanbul’s Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia

Pope Francis will depart from Rome's Fiumicino Airport on Friday, November 28th at 9:00am. He will arrive at Ankara at 1:00pm and will visit the tomb of Kemal Atatürk, the father of modern…
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October 19, 2014

Seven facts you didn’t know about Paul VI

Cardinal Montini was worried during the conclave, knowing full well what was waiting for for him. During his 15 years as Pope, he fearlessly confronted the challenges of his time through 7 surprising…
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October 18, 2014

Card. Caffarra: Church Doctrine on divorced couples doesn’t mean they’re rejected

Since his arrival to the Diocese of Bologna in Italy, Cardinal Caffarra has developed a specific pastoral ministry for divorced and remarried people. CARD. CARLO CAFFARRA Archbishop of Bologna (Italy) "I wanted to…
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October 16, 2014

Synod’s Midterm Report: Modifications have been made to the wording of document

The Synod's midterm report caused a big stir in and outside the Vatican. Bishops have clarified that the report isn't final, but a work in progress.  Now the question is, what modifications will…
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October 15, 2014

Cardinal Turkson: We need food, not birth control

"What can you do in this situation? The first thing is conversion. But then it is difficult to ask these men to just leave all their wives... Who is going to provide for…
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October 14, 2014

The Synod’s Report and Homosexuality: It’s a work in progress that doesn’t change Church Doctrine

For many, the midterm report on the Synod came as a big surprise. Especially the wording used when referring to homosexuality. Some bishops expressed concern, fearing that the language left a lot of…
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October 13, 2014

Midterm Report: 7 key Points of the Synod on the Family

The two week Synod is halfway through. For a week now, bishops, families and the Pope himself have discussed some of the challenges faced by modern day families and what the Church can…
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October 11, 2014

Day 5 of the Synod

On the fifth day of the Synod, several more married couples and experts, almost all lay people, addressed the bishops. Couples who have spent most of their lives together, like Pilar and Luis…
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October 10, 2014

Synod: Bishops start discussing divorced and re-married couples

Ave Maria! The Synod of the family has discussed the issue of the divorced and re-married couples and has upheld the doctrine of the indissolubility of marriage. No surprises. On Thursday, Bishops started…
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September 11, 2013

Panama celebrates 500 years of Christianism and anniversary of its first diocese

September 10, 2013. More than 500 years ago, Vasco Nuñez de Balboa made a promise to the Virgin Mary: if his army won a battle, he would name the first Central American…
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