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Can a thought be a mortal sin?

Catechism of the Catholic Church

31 Jul 2020
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San Francisco to name street after first Black firefighter, a Catholic convert

San Francisco’s first Black firefighter, a Catholic convert whose faith helped him endure years of racial abuse within the department, will have a city street named after him.

31 Jul 2020
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Exposing the Racist Crusade of Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood’s past, it turns out, is its present and, most likely, its future.

By Grazie Pozo Christie and Maureen Ferguson

31 Jul 2020
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Chinese Infiltration of Vatican Networks Was No Surprise, Says Father Cervellera

The director of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions’ AsiaNews press agency says the reported cyberattacks are part of the Chinese Communist government’s efforts to ‘control the Vatican.’

31 Jul 2020
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St. Peter Chrysologus, the Doctor of Short Homilies

“If the peace of the Church causes joy in heaven, then divisions must give birth to grief.”

By Kevin Di Camillo

31 Jul 2020
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Exorcism is a ministry of joy, light, and peace, new guide says

Exorcism is not an obscure practice shrouded in darkness, but a ministry filled with light, peace, and joy, according to a new guide for Catholic exorcists.

30 Jul 2020
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Pro-life movement needs 'humility' and 'consistency' on racism

Black pro-life leaders spoke during an event Tuesday about the need for the pro-life movement to become more consistent and less political on the problem of racism in order to advance the cause of life.

30 Jul 2020
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China accused of hacking Vatican ahead of negotiations

State-sponsored hackers have reportedly targeted Vatican computer networks in an attempt to give China an advantage in negotiations to renew a provisional deal with the Holy See.  

30 Jul 2020
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Kidnapped priest remembered for his love of Syrian people

Seven years after his kidnapping in Syria, Fr. Paolo Dall’Oglio was remembered in Rome Wednesday for his love of the Syrian people and his dedication to peace and justice.

30 Jul 2020
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This nun aims to get Ghana's children off the streets, and into school

Salamatu Abubakar spent years of her childhood picking up scraps of plastic on the streets of Accra, the African coastal city that is the capital of Ghana.

29 Jul 2020
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For first time, Courage apostolate publishes chaplain's handbook online

The Catholic apostolate Courage has published online the latest edition of its chaplain’s handbook to better help clergy and others ministering to people with same-sex attractions and their families.

29 Jul 2020
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Mexican bishops reject abortion ahead of Supreme Court decision

 The Catholic bishops of Mexico have spoken out strongly against any effort to justify abortion ahead of a Supreme Court ruling that could affect the legalization of abortion throughout the country.

29 Jul 2020