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Why do Catholics love the crucifix so much?

Why do Catholics love the crucifix so much?

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The crucifix is a quintessentially Catholic icon. Although other Christians fondly and proudly display the cross, it is the crucifix that is largely ...

Nuclear weapons still threaten the world

Nuclear weapons still threaten the world

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By Tony Magliano

You are within 30 minutes of being incinerated from nuclear weapons!

POPE: 'A man who is alone ends up bitter, not fruitful, and he gossips about others'

POPE: 'A man who is alone ends up bitter, not fruitful, and he gossips about others' Watch

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"A man who is alone ends up bitter, not fruitful, and he gossips about others." Those are the words of the Pope, speaking out during a meeting ...

UPROOTED: Largest displacement of worldwide religious communities reached last year

UPROOTED: Largest displacement of worldwide religious communities reached last year Watch

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The year of 2013 turned out to be a very grim year indeed for religious tolerance and diversity. Millions of Christians, Muslims, Hindus, and ...

Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

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By Catholic News Agency (News Consortium)

Lets all Pray that Pope Francis comes to visit us here in the United States of America.

Catholic should be a way of life, not just a Sunday thing

Catholic should be a way of life, not just a Sunday thing

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To know the way forward, we must look to the past. As the very first chapter Ecclesiastes tells us, "there is no new thing under the sun," meaning ...

Pope Francis meets, blesses Sudanese woman condemned to death for faith

Pope Francis meets, blesses Sudanese woman condemned to death for faith Watch

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Pope Francis has met and blessed the Sudanese woman who was recently condemned to death for her faith. Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death in Sudan ...

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When the Spirit dwells in a person, from the moment in which that person has become prayer, he never leaves him. For the Spirit himself never ...

MIRACLE IN ENGLAND: God's face smiles over Norfolk, or is it Sean Connery or Karl Marx?

MIRACLE IN ENGLAND: God's face smiles over Norfolk, or is it Sean Connery or Karl Marx? Watch

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The English have long thought themselves special, and a new photograph from Norfolk in England may just prove that God does indeed smile on the ...

Pope Francis to visit Mafia stronghold this weekend

Pope Francis to visit Mafia stronghold this weekend Watch

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Incensed about the loss of innocent life in his immediate surroundings, Pope Francis plans to travel to the Mafia stronghold of Caserta, near ...

Pope expresses regret with exodus of Christians from Mosul

Pope expresses regret with exodus of Christians from Mosul Watch

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By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

In his weekly Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis mourned the fleeing of the last Christians from the Iraqi city of Mosul, who were told by ISIS ...

Your Catholic Voice Foundation delivers for Sisters of St. Joseph

Your Catholic Voice Foundation delivers for Sisters of St. Joseph

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An order for 350 Bibles for a Catholic school in Grenada has been shipped to the sisters free of international shipping charges, thanks to you, the ...

Unaccompanied migrant children need our help

Unaccompanied migrant children need our help

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By Tony Magliano

Tens of thousands of children fleeing desperate conditions have entered the United States asking for help. And many more are coming. What kind of ...

Freedom, Choosing and Becoming: Moral Life and Truth

Freedom, Choosing and Becoming: Moral Life and Truth Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

What we choose determines who we become. Choosing what is good changes the chooser, empowering him or her to proceed along the pathways of virtue ...

Pope Francis warns of migrant children falling prey to 'racist and xenophobic attitudes'

Pope Francis warns of migrant children falling prey to 'racist and xenophobic attitudes' Watch

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As hundreds of thousands of migrant children from Central and South American continue to flood the United States across the border of Texas, Pope ...

Pope Francis seeks 'urgent intervention' for migrant children flooding U.S. border

Pope Francis seeks 'urgent intervention' for migrant children flooding U.S. border Watch

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In response to the thousands of unaccompanied South American children flooding the Texas border, Pope Francis has called for "urgent ...

Should Catholics go out of their way to help fellow Catholics?

Should Catholics go out of their way to help fellow Catholics?

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What is Catholic to you? Is Catholic a part of your core identity, is it part of who you are? Are you a Champion of the Faith?

India opens its first Jesuit University

India opens its first Jesuit University Watch

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India's first Jesuit university opened on July 7 in Bhubaneswar, a city in eastern India.

Begging for forgiveness, Pope says bishops must be held accountable for abuse

Begging for forgiveness, Pope says bishops must be held accountable for abuse Watch

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Begging for forgiveness, Pope Francis met with Catholics who were sexually abused by members of the clergy. Going much further than any of his ...

Trading Shame for Mercy: The Faith of an Outcast Shows Us How

Trading Shame for Mercy: The Faith of an Outcast Shows Us How

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By Jennifer Hartline

Do not believe the lie of hell. Believe Jesus. Just believe it, and go in peace. Make it a forever trade - your shame for His mercy. You are not the ...

NEVER ON A SUNDAY: Pope Francis says working on Sunday has negative effect on families

NEVER ON A SUNDAY: Pope Francis says working on Sunday has negative effect on families Watch

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The full commercialization of Sunday - from business being open to people working on what is biblical to be a day of rest, has Pope Francis in ...

Deacon Keith Fournier: A Reflection on Freedom, Grace and Conversion

Deacon Keith Fournier: A Reflection on Freedom, Grace and Conversion Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

As long as freedom has not bound itself definitively to its ultimate good which is God, there is the possibility of choosing between good and ...

Called to Spiritual Warfare: The Devil is Real and We Must Do Battle With Him

Called to Spiritual Warfare: The Devil is Real and We Must Do Battle With Him Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In his introduction to The Screwtape Letters,  a brilliant work exposing the unseen spiritual warfare taking place around all of us which ...

An interview with Tony Magliano, author of 'Making a Difference' Part 2

An interview with Tony Magliano, author of 'Making a Difference' Part 2

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Catholic Online recently started running Tony Magliano's syndicated column, "Making a Difference." Several publications around the world carry ...

Putting patriotism in its proper place

Putting patriotism in its proper place

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By Tony Magliano

Patriotism can be good, or it can be bad. Pride in one's country can be healthy, or it can be unhealthy.

Let's not gamble with life, it's time to 'double down' on pro-life!

Let's not gamble with life, it's time to 'double down' on pro-life! Watch

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We have great news! In case you haven't heard, the U.S. Supreme Court has just upheld our First Amendment right to freedom of conscience by ruling ...