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No one should be hungry during the Christmas season

No one should be hungry during the Christmas season

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By Tony Magliano

In early December, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) stopped feeding 1.7 million Syrian refugees.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY POPE FRANCIS! Beloved Pontiff turns 78 today

HAPPY BIRTHDAY POPE FRANCIS! Beloved Pontiff turns 78 today Watch

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY POPE FRANCIS! Today is Pope Francis' 78th birthday and well-wishers celebrated the day singing and dancing for the Holy Father in St. ...

Turned into the wild, Pope Francis offers hope to displaced faithful in Middle East

Turned into the wild, Pope Francis offers hope to displaced faithful in Middle East Watch

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Times are hard and arduous for those who practice their Catholic faith in the Middle East. In a special audience with Patriarch Ignatius Ephrem ...

Mary hailed as 'great missionary' who brought Gospel to Americas by Pope Francis

Mary hailed as 'great missionary' who brought Gospel to Americas by Pope Francis Watch

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Pope Francis along with thousands of Catholics from across the Atlantic celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Vatican. The Pope ...

Irenaeus of Lyon on Eve and Mary

Irenaeus of Lyon on Eve and Mary

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By Ireneaus of Lyon

The Lord, coming into his own creation in visible form, was sustained by his own creation which he himself sustains in being. His obedience on ...

Taking the Kingdom by Force: Learning from John the Baptizer

Taking the Kingdom by Force: Learning from John the Baptizer Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

John the Baptizer was a man of Joy because he was a man of true humility! Humility is a powerful weapon when wielded by a soldier of love like ...

Faith restored in humanity! A random act of kindness changes a woman's life forever during the Christmas season

Faith restored in humanity! A random act of kindness changes a woman's life forever during the Christmas season Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

While protests are wreaking havoc all around the world, wars are being fought, and people are being brutally killed, the warm sensation and fuzzy ...

Do We Really Believe in the Resurrection of the Body and the Life of the World to Come?

Do We Really Believe in the Resurrection of the Body and the Life of the World to Come? Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Jesus Christ is Savior and Lord. His salvation is offered extended to all men and women. That salvation is not only about our souls, but about ...

A Christmas gift for suffering South Sudan

A Christmas gift for suffering South Sudan

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

The world's newest nation is in big trouble.

Lord that I May See! Jesus Still Heals the Blind

Lord that I May See! Jesus Still Heals the Blind Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

As Jesus passed by, two blind men followed him, crying out, "Son of David, have pity on us!" When he entered the house, the blind men approached ...

Pope fires Swiss Guard leader for being 'too strict'

Pope fires Swiss Guard leader for being 'too strict' Watch

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Pope Francis has displayed a strong hand since he was promoted to the leadership of the Catholic Church. While noted for his compassion, he ...

Memorial of Francis Xavier and Our Missionary Mandate

Memorial of Francis Xavier and Our Missionary Mandate Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Many, many people hereabouts are not becoming Christians for one reason only: there is nobody to make them Christians. Again and again I have ...

Pope Francis condemns the West for selling chemical weapons to Syria

Pope Francis condemns the West for selling chemical weapons to Syria Watch

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Returning from his trip to Turkey to discuss reconciliation between Christians and Muslims, Pope Francis took the West to task for profiting from ...

Pope Francis: Family Synod is 'protected ecclesial place' where the 'Holy Spirit may speak'

Pope Francis: Family Synod is 'protected ecclesial place' where the 'Holy Spirit may speak' Watch

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Answering questions on his flight back from Turkey, Pope Francis addressed the Synod on the Family, which he says is not a parliament, but a ...

Pope calls upon Muslim leaders to soundly denounce terrorism in the name of Islam

Pope calls upon Muslim leaders to soundly denounce terrorism in the name of Islam Watch

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Pope Francis in Turkey this past weekend urged Muslim leaders worldwide to "clearly" condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam. He also ...

Take the Catholic Online Thanksgiving Challenge!

Take the Catholic Online Thanksgiving Challenge! Watch

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Thanksgiving is supposed to be a holiday filled with family and food, often spent on televised parades and football, and naps after lunch. Kids play ...

Pope says he's willing to speak to Islamic State - says nations are likewise guilty of 'terrorism'

Pope says he's willing to speak to Islamic State - says nations are likewise guilty of 'terrorism' Watch

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Asked about the possibilities of discussion with Islamic State, Pope Francis said, "I never count anything as lost. Never. Never close the door. ...

Unborn, terminally ill and elderly are treated as objects in Europe, Pope Francis says

Unborn, terminally ill and elderly are treated as objects in Europe, Pope Francis says Watch

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"Despite talk of human rights, too many people are treated as objects in Europe: unborn, terminally ill, and the elderly," Pope Francis said. ...

Church recognizes six new saints as Pope Francis canonizes in Sunday ceremony, speaking about how we too shall be judged

Church recognizes six new saints as Pope Francis canonizes in Sunday ceremony, speaking about how we too shall be judged Watch

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Pope Francis has canonized six new saints, two Indians and four Italians, praising their lives as "extraordinary" and reminding us all that we will ...

Pope says church must extend help to immigrants, 'so that all may be treated as children of God'

Pope says church must extend help to immigrants, 'so that all may be treated as children of God' Watch

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Speaking to the 300 participants in the Vatican-sponsored World Congress on the Pastoral Care of Migrants, the Pope says that the Catholic Church "is ...

Feast of Christ the King and Advent: What Does it Mean?

Feast of Christ the King and Advent: What Does it Mean? Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

On November 23rd we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. It is one of many opportunities the Catholic Liturgical Church year offers to each of ...

'God always forgives, but the earth does not,' Pope warns

'God always forgives, but the earth does not,' Pope warns Watch

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A doomsday scenario in which Mother Nature would exact her revenge is possible, even likely, Pope Francis warns. The pontiff was speaking out ...

Pope Francis' special message: Why Poverty? 'And while we speak of new rights, the hungry remain'

Pope Francis' special message: Why Poverty? 'And while we speak of new rights, the hungry remain'

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Pope Francis has asked the world to do more to help those who suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Despite gains made in infrastructure and ...

Two bishops dine and dialogue with peace activists

Two bishops dine and dialogue with peace activists

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By Tony Magliano

During the recent U.S. Catholic bishops fall assembly in Baltimore, two bishops decided to forego the military chaplains dinner sponsored by the U.S. ...

How do you raise a good, upstanding child? With daily prayers, weekly church attendance and the knowledge of God

How do you raise a good, upstanding child? With daily prayers, weekly church attendance and the knowledge of God Watch

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Reverend Billy Graham, the world famous television evangelist and founder and chairman of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, has said ...

Jesus Weeps and Calls us to Recognize His Visitation

Jesus Weeps and Calls us to Recognize His Visitation Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Jesus shows His disciples - and He shows us us, because we are His disciples in this hour - the pattern of living in a continual communion with ...

Learning Lessons for Life from Zaccheus and that Sycamore Tree

Learning Lessons for Life from Zaccheus and that Sycamore Tree Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The Sycamore tree created a clear line of vision for Zaccheus. It helped him to rise above the crowd and see the Lord clearly. It placed him in ...