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The Weekly Francis – Volume 67 – 21 July 2014

This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 12 to 19 July 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s The Weekly Francis. Jimmy Akin came up with this idea when he started “The Weekly Benedict” and [...]

I detect a disturbance in the atheist force

(Vatican Radio) This year’s Carl Sagan Medal, presenter by the American Astronomical Society (AAS), has been awarded to Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, of the Vatican Observatory. The Division for Planetary Sciences of the AAS, upon announcing the award, said Consolmagno “occupies a unique position within our profession as a credible spokesperson for scientific honesty within [...]

Review: Therese, Faustina and Bernadette: Three Saints Who Challenged My Faith…

Elizabeth Ficocelli is a talented writer and one of her recent books is no exception. Therese, Faustina and Bernadette: Three Saints Who Challenged My Faith, Gave Me Hope, and Taught Me How to Love These are three saints I knew a good amount about and so biography-wise I did not expect to learn much from [...]

The Weekly Francis – Volume 66 – 14 July 2014

This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 23 June to 12 July 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s The Weekly Francis. Jimmy Akin came up with this idea when he started “The Weekly Benedict” [...]

Ignatius Pew Missal

This looks pretty cool. The Ignatius Pew Missal is an annual subscription-based worship aid intended for Roman Catholic parishes. Available to pre-order now for a special introductory price of $3.50 when you order 50+ missals! Its purpose is simple: to provide worshipers with a liturgical resource that is consistent with the directives of the Church and accessible [...]

The Seal of the Confessional

The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has issued a statement decrying a decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court that could compel a local priest to testify in court about confessions he might have received. The alleged confessions, according to legal documents, were made to the priest by a minor girl regarding possible sexual abuse perpetrated by another church parishioner. The statement, published [...]

The Weekly Francis – Volume 65 – 7 July 2014

This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 19 June to 3 July 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s The Weekly Francis. Jimmy Akin came up with this idea when he started “The Weekly Benedict” [...]

The Weekly Francis – Volume 64 – 29 June 2014

This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 7 to 29 June 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s The Weekly Francis. Jimmy Akin came up with this idea when he started “The Weekly Benedict” and [...]

The Weekly Francis – Volume 63 – 22 June 2014

This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 30 May to 20 June 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s The Weekly Francis. Jimmy Akin came up with this idea when he started “The Weekly Benedict” [...]

The Weekly Francis – Volume 62 – 16 June 2014

This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 18 to 14 June 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s The Weekly Francis. Jimmy Akin came up with this idea when he started “The Weekly Benedict” and [...]

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