Blog Posts - Pope Leo Xiii



Saint Peter Canisius, the Second Apostle of Germany

December 21st, is the optional memorial of Saint Peter Canisius (1521-1597) the 16th century Dutch Jesuit priest and Doctor of the Church, who played a major role in the Council of Trent and the Counter Reformation. His extensive writing in theology...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 20, 2016

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, Year A

Joseph and Mary arrive at the inn. 14th century illuminationFr. Thomas J. Lane S.T.D.Associate Professor of Sacred ScriptureMt. St. Mary's SeminaryEmmitsburg, MD(Click here for today’s readings)We are all busy preparing for Christmas. A lot of prep...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 16, 2016

The Charismatic Renewal and the Catholic Church

A look at the history and future of the sometimes-controversial movement     By Allesandra Nucci When the newly elected Pope Francis appeared at the window before the cheering crowd in St Peter’s Square, and promptly...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on May 19, 2013

Just how far does the Catholic Church reach?

While I was reading Pope Pius XI’s Quas Primas, he quoted Pope Leo XIII, His empire includes not only Catholic nations, not only baptized persons who, though of right belonging to the Church, have been led astray by error, or have been cut off...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Nov 14, 2012

Just how far does the Catholic Church reach?

While I was reading Pope Pius XI’s Quas Primas, he quoted Pope Leo XIII, His empire includes not only Catholic nations, not only baptized persons who, though of right belonging to the Church, have been led astray by error, or have been cut off...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Nov 14, 2012


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