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7 Steps to Reclaim the Catholic Faith in a Neo-Pagan Modern Culture

It wasn’t easy living in Ancient Rome. Women were treated as property and many marriages were loveless and miserable. Teenage boys roamed the streets in gangs and parents left their children outside the streets in the dung heaps to die. Finding themselves in the face of darkness and hostility, Rome’s early Christians took the steps …

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How ‘Dia de Los Reyes Magos’ Keeps Christmas Alive in Spanish-Speaking Countries

Doesn’t it seem like once the calendar year begins, the Christmas and holiday season ends? Well, it may look like that to the secular world but we Catholics know better. There are many Epiphany traditions that one can partake in at the end of the twelve days of Christmas. For some people, Epiphany signals the …

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Searched “Catholic” on BuzzFeed and Here’s What I Found

BuzzFeed is known for its funny articles and sometimes controversial news stories, so I wanted to find out what they had on Catholics. I typed “Catholic” in the search bar and these are the best of what came up.   15 Regular Words That Have Different Meanings for Catholic School Kids Stole vs Stole is …

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4 Reasons Abortion Supporters Need To Drop The “3%” Argument

If there is one argument in the abortion debate that just needs to go away, it’s the “3%” argument. You know what I’m talking about, right? It’s the first thing abortion supporters and Planned Parenthood fans love to say or post on everyone’s pro-life social media page. I’ll give you an example: Abortion makes up …

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7 Saints Who Called Out the Scandalous “hook-up” Culture

Today’s culture is notorious for using and objectifying people, especially through the twisting of God’s gift of human sexuality.  The trend of hooking up (engaging in sexual behavior with someone with little or no emotional attachment) has reared its head, especially plaguing college campuses and the lives of young adults striving to live a holy, …

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The Painful, Resilient History of America’s Black Catholics

Black Catholics have a long history in the Americas that can teach the wider Church much about the importance of forgiveness, contemplation, community, and holistic spirituality, but more needs to be done to welcome them. by ADELAIDE MENA/CNA WASHINGTON — For Father Stephen Thorne, Black History Month is not only a chance to remember the …

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