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Pope Francis warns THE DEVIL IS REAL

Pope Francis warns THE DEVIL IS REAL Watch

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Pope Francis warned Christians that the devil is real and that he is trying to kill us.

Christians shouldn't badmouth others, Pope warns

Christians shouldn't badmouth others, Pope warns Watch

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Speaking at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square this week, Pope Francis says that Christians must set a good example lest they ...

'Structural causes' of poverty must be dismantled, Pope tells activists

'Structural causes' of poverty must be dismantled, Pope tells activists Watch

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In a wide-ranging speech to activists, Pope Francis urged the gathered to join the fight against the "structural causes" of poverty and ...

God's existence does not contradict the discoveries of science, Pope Francis says

God's existence does not contradict the discoveries of science, Pope Francis says Watch

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God remains the one who set all of creation into motion, Pope Francis told the Pontifical Academy of Sciences this week. The pontiff reassured ...

Yesterday's Faith is Not Enough: How We Can Overcome Pride

Yesterday's Faith is Not Enough: How We Can Overcome Pride Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Jesus continued to do what the Father had sent Him to do, in spite of opposition from apparently religious people. We are invited to follow his ...

Christian rapper comes out of the closet --as straight

Christian rapper comes out of the closet --as straight Watch

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Christian rapper, Jackie Hill-Perry has come out of the closet --as straight. Hill-Perry says she experienced gender confusion after being sexually ...

Every Christian is 'to create unity in the Church,' Pope Francis declares

Every Christian is 'to create unity in the Church,' Pope Francis declares Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

In his homily for Mass at the Santa Marta residence on Oct. 24, Pope Francis reflected on the call of Christians to perpetuate unity in the ...

Abolish death penalty and life imprisonment, Pope Francis declares

Abolish death penalty and life imprisonment, Pope Francis declares Watch

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Calling for the abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, Pope Francis soundly denounced what he called a "penal populism." ...

Making a Difference - Newly beatified pope championed justice and peace

Making a Difference - Newly beatified pope championed justice and peace

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By Tony Magliano

With numerous armed conflicts raging in various parts of the world, and the Vietnam War worsening, Pope Paul VI on Oct. 4, 1965 proclaimed before the ...

'War does not begin in the battlefield. Wars begin in the heart,' Pope Francis says

'War does not begin in the battlefield. Wars begin in the heart,' Pope Francis says Watch

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Speaking at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis addressed the topic of war. With the majority of the world engaged in ...

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart Watch

Marriage & Family

Helen and Joe Auer had been married in 1941. Joe was a proud World War II veteran. Helen bore her husband 10 children. After it was all said and ...

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result Watch

Home & Food

It's fast and inexpensive and not good for you - and since Americans are becoming more health conscious, or desire higher quality fare, such ...

Finding the Path to Peace Through Forgiveness

Finding the Path to Peace Through Forgiveness Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In 1999 I was a part of Project Reconciliation led by a true peacemaker, paralyzed police officer Detective Steven McDonald. This trip was a part ...

The Parable of the Rich Man: Becoming Rich in What Matters To God

The Parable of the Rich Man: Becoming Rich in What Matters To God

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By Deacon Frederick K. Bartels

What leads to permanent and lasting happiness? As Jesus points out, becoming "rich in what matters to God" is the key. When we place God first, and ...

Pope Paul VI closer to sainthood with beatification by Pope Francis

Pope Paul VI closer to sainthood with beatification by Pope Francis Watch

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Pope Francis cleared the process for sainthood for Pope Paul VI after his beatification over the weekend. Pope Paul VI led the Catholic Church ...

We Need Courageous Bishops: Ignatius of Antioch is a Model

We Need Courageous Bishops: Ignatius of Antioch is a Model Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

We need Bishops like Ignatius in this new missionary age of the Church. There is a literal assault on marriage and the family in much of the ...

Need a chapel? Pope Francis to rent Sistine Chapel for charity

Need a chapel? Pope Francis to rent Sistine Chapel for charity Watch

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Pope Francis is renting out the Sistine Chapel for charity. The decision marks the first time that the chapel has ever been rented out for charity. ...

On World Food Day, a reminder of Pope Francis' mission for the Church

On World Food Day, a reminder of Pope Francis' mission for the Church Watch

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Today is World Food Day and we are all called to do what we can to feed others. This year's World Food Day falls during Pope Francis' 'Week of ...

Pope Francis: The only thing that counts for Jesus is 'faith working through love'

Pope Francis: The only thing that counts for Jesus is 'faith working through love' Watch

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Pope Francis reiterated in his morning homily that faith is not about appearances and superficially following Church laws. The Pontiff said ...

McDonald's reveals that 'pink slime' is no longer used in their food on TV tour

McDonald's reveals that 'pink slime' is no longer used in their food on TV tour Watch

Home & Food

McDonald's, the world's preeminent producer of processed fast food welcomed a crew from TV's "Good Morning America" into their California plant. ...

Marriage rates at an all-time low in the U.S.

Marriage rates at an all-time low in the U.S. Watch

Marriage & Family

While homosexual marriage remains very much in the news, with homosexuals and lesbians protesting their right to enter marriage, another related ...

Holy, Healthy Marriages Thrive on Communication

Holy, Healthy Marriages Thrive on Communication

Marriage & Family

By Teresa Allen, M.S. Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Institute for the Psychological Sciences

Presently, October 5-19, Pope Francis is leading a Synod of Bishops in an Extraordinary General Assembly in Vatican City to discuss pastoral ...

The next big thing for the Catholic Church is underway -- but you might not have heard about it...

The next big thing for the Catholic Church is underway -- but you might not have heard about it... Watch

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"Raise a voice for the hungry," Pope Francis tweeted in support of his 'Week of Action' to fight world hunger. From October 12-18, the 'Week of ...

Archbishop explains why Church will never condone homosexual behavior and that the West is pushing a gay agenda

Archbishop explains why Church will never condone homosexual behavior and that the West is pushing a gay agenda Watch

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Homosexual relationships destroy "the identity of the man and the identity of the woman," according to a Catholic Archbishop attending the Vatican's ...

Pope Francis says that if law 'doesn't get us closer to Jesus Christ, it is dead'

Pope Francis says that if law 'doesn't get us closer to Jesus Christ, it is dead' Watch

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In what appears to be a rebuke to legalism within the church, Pope Francis declared in his morning homily that if laws do not lead people to ...

Monday, October 13  - Homily: Columbus Day

Monday, October 13 - Homily: Columbus Day Watch

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Today we celebrate the Mass for Evangelization of Peoples. Are you doing your part to bring the one, true Faith to all peoples?

Learning the Christian Way of Active Prayer and Prayerful Action

Learning the Christian Way of Active Prayer and Prayerful Action Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Too many people draw a separation between prayer and action which can fail to understand the integrated Christian Way of Life. The two should not ...

God Offers Himself as Healing for the Restless and Thirsty Human Heart

God Offers Himself as Healing for the Restless and Thirsty Human Heart

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By Deacon Frederick K. Bartels

Imagine a life in which the question of physical healing no longer applies, not ever, because complete physical health is permanent? Who would not ...