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Bible 1 Yr – Day 212 – The Special Guest and the Fruit that Increases

There are three great little nuggets in today’s reading. First, there is apparently a dispute between to women and Paul encourages everyone to help them work it out. In passing, he mentions someone important: 2 I entreat Euodia and I … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 196 – Pope Francis’ Message is Romans 14

I, like many people, love Pope Francis. He’s talking a new talk and walking a new walk. But the truth is what he’s saying really isn’t new. It’s more a case of what is old being new again. Today we … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Infallibility Doesn’t Make Him Right

CNS PHOTO BY PAUL HARING When the Bishops returned from the Synod it was clear that rather than building consensus the meeting revealed deep divisions among them on some issues of Catholic social teaching.  Cardinal Burke took the extraordinary step … Continue reading

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Zig Zagging With Pope Francis

Did you hear what Pope Francis said about marriage over the weekend? When you think he is going to zig, he zags.  Two weeks ago the media was reporting with breathless anticipation that the Synod of Bishops on the family … Continue reading

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The Synod on the Family, the Francis Effect and the Timelessness of the Catholic Church

All Christian eyes turn to Rome as approximately 200 Bishops meet for the Synod on the Family.  The secular world hopes that Pope Francis, who seeks a kinder, gentler, more loving, more merciful Church, will change Catholic teaching and come … Continue reading

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