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“Raising Awareness”: Reducing Philanthropy to Vanity

May 22, 2019

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A VERY POST-CHRISTIAN AMERICAN HABIT By Jason M. Morgan | May 2019 https://www.newoxfordreview.org/documents/raising-awareness-reducing-philanthropy-to-vanity/# Jason M. Morgan teaches history, language, and philosophy at Reitaku University in Japan. By any measure, the U.S. is the most charitable nation on earth. A recent Washington Examiner article, for example, highlighting the findings of the Almanac of American Philanthropy, reported […]

Catholicism and White Guilt – OH PLEASE

May 22, 2019

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May 14, 2019 Catholicism and White Guilt Richard Storey https://www.crisismagazine.com/2019/catholicism-and-white-guilt Are you an ethnically European Catholic? Do you talk about “white guilt” or “white privilege” with other Catholics? Whether you like it or not, this politically motivated conversation is coming your way. Are you ready for it? A far better question is: what is the […]

Sale of consecrated hosts violates Etsy’s policies, website confirms

May 16, 2019

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Washington D.C., May 14, 2019 / 12:28 pm (CNA).- An Etsy representative has clarified that the sale of consecrated hosts for the purpose of desecration is a violation of the e-commerce website’s terms. A petition asking Etsy to confirm that it does not allow the sale of consecrated hosts gained thousands of signatures overnight, following […]

HAPPY Priestly Ordination MONTH!! Praised be Jesus Christ!

May 13, 2019

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Caritas Jordan to Offer 10,000 Meals to Muslims During Ramadan

May 13, 2019

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‘Ramadan is Different in Generous Jordan’ May 13, 2019 13:34 ZENIT StaffCharities and Volunteering “Ramadan is Different in Generous Jordan”. This is the title of the campaign launched by Caritas Jordan for the holy month of Ramadan in 2019. The campaign, which will continue during the month, entails offering 10,000 hot meals to Muslims. As […]

WHAT DOES CALIX DO?

May 13, 2019

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https://www.calixsociety.org/ The “Credo” of the society succinctly tells the story: “Calix is an association of Catholic alcoholics who are maintaining their sobriety through affiliation with and participation in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. Our first concern is to interest Catholics with an alcoholic problem in the virtue of total abstinence. Our second stated purpose is […]

3 Takeaways from Pope Francis’ Letter to Young People

May 13, 2019

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Nathan Stanley April 3, 2019 https://focusoncampus.org/content/3-takeaways-from-pope-francis-letter-to-young-people This is a historic week. This week we’ve observed the anniversary of the death of Pope St. John Paul II. We’ve also seen the Church release the Apostolic Exhortation “Christus Vivit,”or “Christ Lives” (CV). In the opening paragraphs, Pope Francis states that “With great affection, I address this Apostolic […]

THE MISSION OF THE LAY FAITHFUL IN THE CHURCH AND IN THE WORLD

May 13, 2019

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POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION CHRISTIFIDELES LAICI OF HIS HOLINESS JOHN PAUL II ON THE VOCATION AND THE MISSION OF THE LAY FAITHFUL IN THE CHURCH AND IN THE WORLD   To Bishops To Priests and Deacons To Women and Men Religious and to All the Lay Faithful INTRODUCTION 1. THE LAY MEMBERS of Christ’s Faithful People […]

GENERATIONS OF AMERICAN CATHOLICS – millennial generation

May 13, 2019

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FOUR GENERATIONS AND THEIR FORMATIVE EXPERIENCES As I have said, American Catholics belong to four different generations.1 Pre-Vatican II Catholics were born in or before 1940. They are now about 17 percent of all adult Catholics. The Vatican II generation was born between 1941 and 1960. It is about one-third of Catholics. Post-Vatican II Catholics […]

Misinterpreting Catholicism

May 13, 2019

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How media coverage distorts public understanding of the Church https://www.catholicculture.org/ebooks/view_ebook.cfm?id=7 by Philip F. Lawler Log in or subscribe (free) to download this ebook! Available in multiple formats for different readers. Book Description Are major media outlets biased against the Catholic Church? That question has been debated for years. By now anyone who has not recognized […]