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Christians should not fear speaking about their faith at work and in public places, Theresa May says

Christians should not be afraid of of speaking "freely" about their faith at work and in public places, Theresa May has said.<p>The Prime Minister said people should be able to celebrate Christmas as she endorsed a report which said that Christianity should be "celebrated, not denigrated".<p>The report …

Christianity

Pope Francis Met Martin Scorsese to Discuss His New Movie About Priests

Acclaimed film director Martin Scorsese met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, to discuss his latest movie, <i>Silence</i>, which stars Adam …

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Pope Francis: Faith is not a philosophy, but an encounter with Jesus Christ

Sounding a lot like his predecessor, pontiff tells us Advent is a time to "go forth to meet the Lord..."<p>VATICAN CITY — The Christian faith is not a …

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Be Your Own Leader

“Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.” ― <b>Thucydides</b><p>Whenever I see people getting so …

Famous Buddhist Monks of Ancient Korea

Throughout ancient Korea's history Buddhist monks were a particularly important element of state and religious affairs. From the 4th century CE …

China Wants to Commercialize the Other Side of Mount Everest in Tibet

China has big plans for Mount Everest. Although the south-facing side of the mountain, in Nepal, might be better known, the Tibetan north face also …

5 Buddhist Quotes in Response to Anger.

Everyone is angry.<p>America is angry—which is exactly what got us President Donald Trump, in my opinion.<p>There’s so much anger, and collectively, we …

Peyton Manning surprises teacher battling cancer with prayers and encouragement

The diehard fan couldn't believe it when she picked up the phone on Halloween<p>One Texas teacher thought someone was playing a prank on her when she …

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Prisoners get out of jail for papal Mass at Vatican | Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Prisoners from around the world attended a special Mass by Pope Francis on Sunday, hearing him call for society to put more trust in rehabilitation, improved jail conditions and more clemency.<p>Francis, who has often criticized the effects of unbridled capitalism, also said …

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Pope says children are never a mistake, calls adults to responsibility

Pope Francis arrives to lead his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican April 8. (CNS/Reuters)<p>By Laura Ieraci Catholic News …

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Pope Francis will be the first pope to star in a feature film

The method acting Bishop of Rome will be playing himself<p>Pope Francis is set to become the first pope to star in a feature film, playing himself in the forthcoming movie <i>Beyond the Sun</i>. Despite the name, this isn't a sci-fi epic, but a religious movie based on the gospels. According to <i>Variety</i>, the …

Abraham, Model of Faith? The Binding of Isaac (RJS)

August 30, 2016 by RJS<p>One of the hardest stories in the Old Testament comes in Genesis 22. Here God tests Abraham by asking him to sacrifice Isaac – …

Prophet Moses Resource Page

Verses<p><i>Neither from a rock, nor the hinder parts,</i><p><i>Do you now see Moses, but you behold God in His entirety.</i><p>The Holy Prophet and Lawgiver Moses the …

What Is the Longest Book in the Bible? (Hint: It’s Not the Psalms)

Most resources claim that the book of Psalms is the longest book in the Old Testament, and therefore the Bible.The claim is probably wrong.If the …

Be Careful How You Read Your Bible

Is it possible to read a chapter of the Old Testament or the entirety of the New Testament or even the whole Bible cover to cover, and miss the point …

3 Lessons for Young Catholics

Last week, I had the privilege of speaking to around nine thousand middle school and high school students from the Catholic schools of the Los …

The Origins Of All Souls' Day, When Catholics Pray For The Dead

It's a time to pray for souls in purgatory.<p>Once the Halloween candy has been counted and the costumes stored away, many religious people around the world enter into a time of remembrance for the dead. In the Christian calendar, this tradition is upheld on All Souls’ Day, which falls yearly on Nov. …

I pray every day. It's changed my life.

This election might have you praying for a swift death, or indeed the destruction of all life on Earth. I get that. I really, really get that. The …

Why Did Jesus Delay So Long Before Entering Human History?

Given the way he chose to make the gospel clear in the world, God’s preparations for Christ were necessary and fitting.Listen Now

Pope Francis says Catholic Church ban on women priests will last forever

Pope Francis has said the Catholic Church will keep its ban on women becoming priests forever.<p>The Pontiff made the remarks on Tuesday after a …

Facebook racks up more users, nearly triples profits

While Twitter is trying to rebuild itself, Facebook recorded yet another blockbuster quarter. Over the past three months, the social network had $7.01 billion in revenue and $2.38 billion in profits, which is an astounding 166 percent increase over this time last year. You read that right; …

Pope Francis at cemetery: Christ gives us hope – even in death

Rome, Italy, Nov 2, 2016 / 10:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While it's sad to think about our own death or that of a loved one, we can never be truly …

Christianity

Pope denounces violence in God's name in interfaith meeting

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has welcomed a multi-faith delegation at the Vatican, using the occasion to condemn terrorist attacks and other …

3 most important homilies of Pope Francis about the Society of Jesus (plus something else)

<b>HOMILY OF HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON THE OCCASION OF THE FEAST OF SAINT IGNATIUS</b><b>Church of the Gesù, Rome</b> <b> <br>Wednesday, 31 July 2013</b>In this Eucharist in …

Syrian refugees are now paying smugglers to take them back

The EU’s asylum policies are failing. And conditions in Greece are so bad, many desperate Syrians see no other option.<p>“Give me the money to pay a smuggler and I’ll go back to Syria right now. There the death is quick. Here we are dying slowly.”<p>On a humid August afternoon in northern Greece, a group …

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