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SAME DOCTRINE, DIFFERENT APPLICATION – Pope Francis: ‘death penalty inadmissible’

August 10, 2018

– Linda Bordoni (Vatican News) Pope Francis has approved a new revision of paragraph number 2267 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, according to which “a new understanding has emerged of the significance of penal sanctions imposed by the state,”  thus “the death penalty is inadmissible.” The decision was announced by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith…

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BITE-SIZE PHILOSOPHY (75) – And how about solidarity?

August 4, 2018

Bayanihan. http://mattersmost.deviantart.com – Rev José Mario O Mandía Last time we spoke about the third principle — subsidiarity. Today, we will take a look at its complementary principle: the principle of solidarity. We could say that in the same way that the principle of subsidiarity arises from human dignity (the first principle), the principle of solidarity arises from the need…

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APOLOGIA – Is Jesus the Son of God?

August 3, 2018

– Anastasios Objection 1: How can Jesus be the son of God and then pretending to be God? Does it mean God has a wife? Objection 2: Jesus call himself “Son of Man.” Does it mean he is claiming that is not “Son of God”? On the contrary, Matthew 3:17 states: “[A]nd behold, a voice out of the heavens said,…

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THANKSGIVING PRAYER AFTER MASS

August 3, 2018

– St Thomas Aquinas I thank you, holy Lord, almighty Father, eternal God, who deigned to feast me, sinful and unworthy servant, with the precious body and blood of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, not for any merit of mine, but only because of your merciful goodness.

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THERE IS BREAD THAT GIVES ETERNAL LIFE – 5TH August 2018, 18th Sunday In Ordinary Time (B)

August 3, 2018

Ex 16:2-4,12-15; Eph 4:117,20-24; Jn 6:24-35 Fr Fernando Armellini SCJ Claretian Publications, Macau                   After the multiplication of the bread the crowd tried to make him king. He knew that they were doing this not because they were hungry for his Word but to continue to have food in abundance, for free, without…

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THE CHRISTIANS MARTYRS WERE SEEDS AND ROOTS THAT FLOWERED AND GIVE FRUIT – The work of God endures for all eternity

August 3, 2018

– Miguel Augusto Recently the Church celebrated the Solemnity of the Apostles St Peter and St Paul (June 29). Each with his mission, both are considered the pillars of the Roman Catholic Apostolic Church. In March of this year, we reported on the new movie “Paul, Apostle of Christ.” The Diocesan Social Communication Center did their best to bring the…

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