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May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019
Nearly a year later, Pope Francis denied claims made by a former apostolic nuncio to the United States who accused him and other church officials of failing to act on accusations of abuse of conscience and power by former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick. “I knew nothing, obviously, of McCarrick. Nothing, nothing. I said several times
May 28, 2019
The Holy Spirit keeps Christians young at heart, supporting them in times of trial and helping them praise God no matter what is going on, Pope Francis said. Celebrating morning Mass May 28, the Pope told the story of a priest who asked a group of children who the Holy Spirit is. They answered, “The
May 28, 2019
Leaked correspondence from Theodore McCarrick confirms that the Vatican placed restrictions on the former cardinal in 2008 and strongly suggests that Cardinal Donald Wuerl was aware of those restrictions. It also shows that McCarrick increasingly disregarded those restrictions and went on to play a notable role in the Vatican-China negotiations. In the correspondence, obtained by
May 28, 2019
Socialism is enjoying a strange renaissance in America, and as Matthew Continetti writes at National Review, this surge in popularity is largely due to a kind of vagueness in what the word means. Socialism is in vogue because no one is sure what it is. The classic definition of abolishing private property, a planned economy,
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