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Kansas and Virginia have joined the growing list of states that this year have passed new restrictions on abortion.
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Pope Francis embraces one of the 10 priests he ordained in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Women embrace after an April 19 interfaith prayer service at the Church of the Assumption in West, Texas.
Anyone who spends much time reading the teachings of the Second Vatican Council cannot help but notice the repeated use of the word "dialogue." Catholics are called to dialogue with other Christians, non-Christians, atheists and the modern world. Dialogue is a feature that ought to exist, not only between Catholics and those outside the Church, but within the Church itself.
Today, among many of us churchgoers, there is growing-propensity to self-protect rather than risk crucifixion for the world. We are well-intentioned in this, but, good intentions notwithstanding, our actions are the opposite of Jesus. He loved the world enough to let himself be crucified rather than self-protect.
Every breath we take is a gift from God. God breathes his life into you and me right now. God sustains us and loves us moment by moment.
The Second Reading for Mass on April 21 was from Revelation chapter 7. In John's divine vision, he sees a great multitude of martyrs dressed in white standing before the throne of the Lamb (Christ).
I have spent a lot of free evenings and weekends lately on kitchen renovations. It is rewarding to use my hands to create something new.
Do I Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins?
I was as swept up in knowing about Pope Francis as anyone else. However, I have come almost to the point of nausea at all the repetitious coverage of every miniscule detail of his life and himself.