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Papal Advent Advice: Don't be Dominated by Material Things

Last edited 28th November 2016

The season of Advent is a reminder to us to open our horizons and have concern for more than just material things, the Pope said Sunday during his Angelus address.


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How to Celebrate Advent Like a Catholic

Last edited 24th November 2016

Does it seem to you that each year the holiday season gets busier and busier, and we get further and further away from the true meaning of Advent and Christmas?


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Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to a Holy Door

Last edited 14th November 2016

Pope Francis has announced an opportunity for Catholics to obtain a plenary indulgence during the Year of Mercy by passing through a designated Holy Door during the Year of Mercy. You can also perform one of the corporal or spiritual works of mercy.


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Pope holds Mass for 6000 homeless people

Last edited 13th November 2016

Pope Francis, at a Mass for poor and homeless people, has warnedagainst the "anaesthetised consciences" of those who see the needy as bothersome instead of as brothers and sisters to be helped.


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A Victory for the Seal of Confession in Louisiana

Last edited 2nd November 2016

Catholic priests do not have to break the seal of Confession to report the alleged abuse of minors, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on Friday.


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Psychiatrists Can’t Explain Demonic Possession, says Director of The Exorcist

Last edited 2nd November 2016

The director of The Exorcist, William Friedkin, has said that psychiatrists are more accepting of the possibility of demonic possession than when he made the film.


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Walk With Christ

Last edited 2nd November 2016

Walk With Christ is the annual Eucharistic Procession that travels through the streets of Sydney and culminates with prayer and Benediction at St Mary’s Cathedral forecourt. This extraordinary event engages thousands of Catholics of all ages and backgrounds. It revives a rich Catholic tradition of public faith demonstration through procession and festival.


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Want to See Catholic Women Preach? Soon You'll Be Able To.

Last edited 30th October 2016

One of the more intriguing questions Pope Francis prompted earlier this year when he announced that a Vatican commission would study whether the early church had women deacons was: How would Catholics react to women preaching?


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What's the difference between Halloween, All Saints, All Souls, Day of the Dead?

Last edited 30th October 2016

The Days of the Dead are approaching. But do you really know what they are? Everyone knows the secular holiday of Halloween, which happens this year on Monday night, Oct. 31.


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Here are 10 Very Interesting Facts About the Catholic Church You Probably Didn't Know!

Last edited 27th October 2016

1. Vatican City has the highest crime rate in the world! With a population around 500 people and a little over one crime per day, the Vatican crime rate is above 100 percent, per capita. Although the fact is shocking it should be remembered that the Vatican is about one square mile in size, and has nearly 20 million visitors annually. Most of the crimes are pickpockets, purse snatching and other petty offenses done by outsiders.


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