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Walmart Pulls Pro-Abortion “Cosmo” From Checkout Lines

March 31, 2018

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National   Micaiah Bilger   Mar 29, 2018   |   4:01PM    Washington, DC Walmart is removing the sex-obsessed, pro-abortion women’s magazine “Cosmopolitan” from its checkout shelves. The retail chain announced the change this week after considering concerns raised by parents and conservative groups about the content of the magazine, USA Today reports. “While […]

brothers in hoods

March 31, 2018

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A capirote[1] is a pointed hat of conical form that is used in Spain. It is part of the uniform of some brotherhoods including the Nazarenos and Fariseos during Easter observances and reenactments in some areas during Holy Week in Spain. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capirote In New Orleans during the period between the Rebellion of 1768 and the […]

Brotherhood of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Zaragoza)

March 31, 2018

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http://blog.zaragozaturismo.es/en/2018/02/09/holy-week-zaragoza-2018/ Zaragoza prepares for the Holy Week, which will take place this year from March 24th to April 1st. It is one of the moments of the year with a greater number of visitors to the city. The Holy Week in Zaragoza was declared a Festival of international tourist interest in 2014. Its 700-year history, […]

Two SCOTUS cases may well reveal “the demon in democracy”

March 30, 2018

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Cases from California and Colorado involving two different social issues—abortion and same-sex marriage—raise the same question about free speech and conscience. March 29, 2018 Russell Shaw http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2018/03/29/two-scotus-cases-may-well-reveal-the-demon-in-democracy/ In his much discussed indictment of secularized liberal democracy, Polish philosopher and sometime government minister Ryszard Legutko writes bitingly of the powerful and coercive “demon” he so abhors. Toward […]

Vatican: Claim that pope denied hell’s existence is unreliable

March 30, 2018

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Vatican: Claim that pope denied hell’s existence is unreliable By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service 3.29.2018 11:40 AM ET VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican said comments attributed to Pope Francis denying the existence of hell are a product of an Italian journalist’s “reconstruction” of the pope’s remarks and not a faithful transcript of […]

Why the “Dollar” Is Named After Jesus’s Grandfather

March 28, 2018

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By uCatholic – December 30, 2017 Greenbacks, bucks, moola, dough, bacon. All are slang terms for something we use so often in our everyday lives that we’ve become complacent, and the thought has probably never crossed our minds how more than twenty nations across the world have come to call their currency “the dollar”. Most […]

Mary Magdalene

March 28, 2018

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Posted on March 28, 2018 by Bosco Peters • http://liturgy.co.nz/marymagdalene I tend to not like religious movies – I find they are often purile, badly acted, with unbelievable scripts, weak conversations, and poor-quality special effects. Give me a deep-thinking movie, instead, any day. There’s more theology, spirituality, and religion in many “secular” movies than most […]

Saint Paul says shit

March 28, 2018

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Posted on January 25, 2012 by Bosco Peters http://liturgy.co.nz/saint-paul-says-shit Interesting reactions to the use of the word “shit” in “Shit people say to ministers“. Almost as if saying “shit” is unbiblical. It’s actually quite the opposite. Saint Paul, in his letter to the Philippians (3:8) wrote ἀλλὰ μενοῦνγε καὶ ἡγοῦμαι πάντα ζημίαν εἶναι διὰ τὸ […]

NO! Easter is NOT Named After Ishtar

March 28, 2018

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By Ryan Scheel – http://www.uCatholic.com Ryan G. Scheel is the founder and editor of uCatholic. March 27, 2018 Every year as Lent draws closer to its end and Easter approaches, one particularly pernicious and stubborn digital weed in the form of an internet meme seems to spring up and get shared on social media. This […]

The Holy Face of Jesus Calls Us

March 28, 2018

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The Holy Face of Jesus Calls Us Holy Week Reminds Us of Devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus Joseph Pronechen When we think of the Passion of our Lord or make the Stations of the Cross, one image that should come into our mind’s eye is the Sixth Station — St. Veronica wiping the […]