SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
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December 11, 2018
What do Galileo, Mozart, Descartes, Cervantes, and St. Therese of Lisieux have in common? They all traveled hundreds of miles to step inside the Virgin Mary’s house, which is preserved inside a basilica in the small Italian town of Loreto. Catholic pilgrims have flocked to the Holy House of Loreto since the 14th century to
December 11, 2018
Advent is a time of waiting and expectation, Pope Francis said Sunday, but this season also requires a “journey of conversion.” “To prepare the way for the Lord who comes, it is necessary to take into account the demands of conversion,” Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Dec. 9. Conversion requires changing your attitude,
December 09, 2018
On the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to imitate Mary’s deep trust and openness to God when faced with serious problems. “Today we look at the beauty of Our Lady, who was born and lived without sin, always docile and transparent with God. This does not mean that life was easy
December 04, 2018
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo praised Bush as a 'courageous man, dedicated leader and selfless public servant'
November 12, 2018
The bells of St Peter’s Basilica rang out in unison with thousands of other church bells around the world Sunday as Pope Francis commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I. “While we pray for all the victims of that terrible tragedy, let us say forcefully: invest in peace, not on
November 08, 2018
'The possession of goods is an opportunity to multiply them with creativity and use them with generosity,' the Pope said
November 05, 2018
Christians and Jews 'share the same roots', Pope Francis said
November 05, 2018
Christians and Jews 'share the same roots', Pope Francis said
November 05, 2018
Islamists ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christian pilgrims, killing seven and leaving 19 injured
November 05, 2018
Islamists ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christian pilgrims, killing seven and leaving 19 injured
November 03, 2018
The Pope celebrated Mass at the Laurentino Cemetery, also known as the 'Garden of Angels'
November 03, 2018
'It is true. It is not only a better theology. It is the true theology'