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Homily for the Nativity of The Lord, (Christmas) December 25, 2016, Year A

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)My dear brothers and sisters, all of our ideals, all of our dreams of what we want to be, and of what our world can be… all of our visions and understandings of God,...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 18, 2016

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception | 2016

December 8th, the Church celebrates the most holy solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. With Mary's "yes" to the announcement of the Archangel Gabriel, all creation celebrated the imminent arrival of its Savior. Free from...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 7, 2016

Ampleforth Abbey Awarded £2.9 Million Lottery Grant

The home of the largest Benedictine monastic community in Britain has been given a fundraising boost for urgent repairs to preserve historic churchAmpleforth Abbey, home to the largest Benedictine monastic community in Britain, has been awarded a...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Dec 1, 2016

New child abuse suits filed against Catholic Church in Guam, Three men jailed over Bristol child abuse ring, Ritual Abuse Research, Neil Brick

- New child abuse suits filed against Catholic Church in Guam- Three men jailed over Bristol child abuse ringNew child abuse suits filed against Catholic Church in GuamNovember 01, 2016  HAGATNA, Guam –  The latest on allegations of child...

Weiner investigated for child abuse, Hunter Catholic diocese had nuns who didn’t think child sexual abuse was a crime

Child welfare workers are investigating Anthony Weiner, after news surfaced he sent an inappropriate selfie of himself in bed next to his 4-year-old son, Jordan. THE Catholic Church has paid more than $25 million to Hunter child sex abuse surviv...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Sep 1, 2016

Why Catholic Pope Francis may be meeting so many tech CEOs

Pope Francis meets Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, at the Santa Marta residence where the Pope lives. Photo / APThe Bishop of Rome met with one of the high priests of Silicon Valley.During a trip to Italy, Mark Zuckerberg attended the weddi...

From St. Stephen to the Present, All Martyrs for Christ Have This in Common

The Crucifixion of Saint Peter, Caravaggio, 1600-01. [Christ said unto them] If they persecuted me, they will persecute you. — John 15:20The word martyr derives from the Greek word meaning "witness." A martyr is one who willingly suffers death...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 17, 2016

Dear UMC: Please No New Denominations

Personal Note This is the first time I’m writing a blog post for Unsettled Christianity—or any blog post, for that matter. I want to thank Joel Watts for the opportunity to share these thoughts on Unsettled Christianity. Schism—a sad possibilit...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 20, 2016

Islamic State In 2014: ‘Single Out The Disbelieving American, Frenchman… Run Him Over With Your Car’

Tonight I’ve been following the Bastille Day slaughter that took place in Nice, France. While the mainstream media is still calling it a “truck attack,” should the carnage eventually be found to be the work of jihadists, keep in mind a Survival...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 15, 2016

Pope Francis: Christians Should Apologize to Gays and Lesbians for Ill Treatment

Pope Francis in a press conference on June 26 in his plane while returning from Armenia to Rome (Photo courtesy: CNA)Pope Francis, after completing his Apostolic Voyage to Armenia on June 24 to 26, spoke on various topics and issues raised by accompa...
by Bangladesh Canada and Beyond on Jun 27, 2016

Places to See and Visit in Israel: Mt. Tabor and the Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord | Holy Land Pilgrimage Tour for Filipinos

Today, I am visiting the site where the transfiguration of Jesus happened.  Transfiguration means change in form or appearance.  This is an event where Jesus’ appearance has changed – from human to glorious as He was called the Son of God &...
by pinoyontheroad on Jun 25, 2016

Bill Donohue Crows Over Defeat of Church's Victims

Crossposted from Reflections Journal.The Catholic Church and its lobbyists appear to have defeated the Child Victims Act in New York State, and Bill Donohue's victory lap is offending pretty much everyone.The gloating head of the Catholic League on M...
by Celestial Reflections on Jun 21, 2016

Like An Old Wine…

Chrestotes… This the Greek word for Kindness.. Interestingly, according to Charles Pope ,in “A Brief Treatise on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit”, Archdiocese of Washington, January 27, 2013 “This word Chrestotes is from the Gre...

Pope Francis Makes Provision for Removing Bishops Who Fail to Act on Clergy Sex Abuse

Pope FrancisPope Francis on June 4 introduced a statute that will make it easier for the Vatican to remove bishops who fail to take appropriate action on sex-abusive priests under their care. This statute will be effective from September 5 this year.
by Bangladesh Canada and Beyond on Jun 18, 2016

Mary Magdalene: Penitent Prostitute or Illuminator?

Crossposted from Reflections Journal.Pope Francis has taken a big step, by elevating the commemoration of Mary Magdalene to a liturgical Feast. He should take the greater step of clearing her of criminal charges.In a letter announcing the change, the...
by Celestial Reflections on Jun 17, 2016

Pennsylvania Catholic church using 'mafia-like' tactics to fight sex abuse bill

The Guardian  The Catholic church in Pennsylvania has been accused of employing “mafia-like” tactics in a campaign to put pressure on individual Catholic lawmakers who support state legislation that would give victims of sexual abuse...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jun 17, 2016

here is why sacrament if forbidden to Former Minister Musikari Kombo

by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 17, 2016

N.Y. pol says Brooklyn bishop offered $5G bribe for her to drop child-abuse reform, 22 life sentences for British pedophile who pleaded guilty to 71 child abuse offenses in Asia

The head of the Catholic Church in Brooklyn offered a $5,000 bribe to an Albany politician in exchange for dropping her support for the reform of a state law preventing victims of child sexual abuse from seeking justice, the pol claimed Monday. As...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Jun 6, 2016

Sunil Gomes, A Catholic Grocer, Killed in His Store in Bonpara, Bangladesh

Sunil Gomes, a village grocer, in his store at Bonpara Bazar of  Natore DistrictPhoto courtesy: The Daily Star (Dhaka)Sunil Gomes, 71, a Roman Catholic village grocer, was hacked to death recently in broad daylight in his shop at Bonpara Bazar o...
by Bangladesh Canada and Beyond on Jun 6, 2016

The New York Catholic Church Paid Lobbyists $2.1 Million to Block Child Sex-Abuse Law Reform

GawkerFrom 2007 to the end of 2015, the New York Daily News reports, the New York Catholic Conference, led by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, paid top Albany lobbyists more than $2.1 million to help block legislation, including the Child Victims Act, that...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jun 2, 2016


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