Day: July 25, 2016

Catholic Priest Organizing Inter-religious center at Rio Olympic Village

From The Catholic Register: SAO PAULO – About two weeks before the opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Father Leandro Lenin Tavares was putting the final touches on what he hopes will be a very successful spiritual mission: coordinating the interreligious center for athletes at the Olympic Village. “We hope that the …

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Five Myths and Five Truths Regarding the Catholic Church’s Teachings on the Sacrament of Marriage

In April of 2016, Pope Francis released his much-anticipated post-synodal apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (“The Joy of Love”): On Love in the Family. Whether or not you are married, if you have not already, you should take the opportunity to read through this important and fascinating text. At the very least, you can read through …

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4 Eloquent and Effective Politicians Who Became Saints

Often we think of politicians as corrupt people who lack virtue and while this can certainly be true, some politicians throughout the ages have displayed great virtue, character, and faith, and some of them have even become saints!   1. St. Thomas More St. Thomas More was a noted lawyer and statesman and served as …

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