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Sin
July 09, 2021
A friend had taken a perilous road trip, to save a family in danger of being killed. My friend’s a pro-life activist, who stands outside abortion clinics and talks to people in a friendly way. If expectant mothers going into the clinic are willing, she befriends them, and she gets them what they need so
January 18, 2021
Honest depictions of misdeeds and their repercussions happen so rarely, but the National Gallery got it right, says Melanie McDonagh
December 07, 2016
During a morning Mass homily, the Pope prayed for the grace 'to await Christmas sincerely recognising our wounds and sins'
June 01, 2016
The words of Pope Pius XII helped me to understand the seriousness of sin
March 30, 2016
The Pope was speaking during his latest general audience in St Peter's Square
August 06, 2015
Augustine was not the only saint to have ‘once been a great sinner’. Beyond the hagiographies many lived lives of great scandal
March 23, 2015
The Church may be quite good at handing out punishments, but seems less good in letting some sinners know they are forgiven
March 12, 2015
Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2 chr 36:14-16 & 19-23; eph 2: 4-10; jn 3:14-21 (year b)
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