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Father Flanagan, the Founder of Boys Town, Is One Step Closer to Sainthood

OMAHA—Father Edward J. Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, is one step closer to becoming a canonized saint. The Postito, a summary of the volume of records on Father Flanagan’s life, was presented to the Congregation for the Cause of Saints this week. Archbishop George Lucas of Omaha sent a letter of support for Father …

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Crystal

The Crystal Cathedral is Now a Catholic Church

GARDEN GROVE – For almost fifty years, the Crystal Cathedral famously housed Reverend Robert H. Schuller’s weekly “Hour of Power” sermons. But this week, the Crystal Cathedral in California re-opened its doors as Christ Cathedral—a Roman Catholic church. For over thirty years, the building housed Crystal Cathedral Ministries, a congregation of the Reformed Church in …

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Madonna Wants to Talk to Pope Francis About Abortion

Madonna wants to have a conversation with Pope Francis about how Jesus would support abortion. The topic of abortion came up in a recent interview with Australian television host Andrew Denton. “Let’s talk about Jesus’ point of view about women,” Madonna said in her conversation with Denton. She sat down with the television host for …

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Pope Benedict XVI Did Not Suffer Stroke, Vatican Says

ROME – A Vatican source denied rumors that Pope emeritus Benedict XVI suffered a stroke this week. Rumors began circulating on social media on Monday night. Various social media posts claimed that Benedict suffered a mild ischemia stroke, where arteries to the brain become blocked and reduce blood flow. Some blamed the heat wave in …

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A Priest for Just Twenty-Five Days, Father Michal Los Passes Away

WARSAW – Following a terminal cancer diagnosis, Father Michal Los, FDP, passed away on June 17, 2019. He was a priest for just twenty-five days. “We believe that he met with the Risen Christ whom he so desperately wanted to serve as a priest. Thank you for all your prayers and support,” the Polish Province …

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Today Is the 14 Year Anniversary of Saint Pope John Paul II’s Death

ROME – Today marks the fourteenth anniversary of the death of Saint Pope John Paul II, who passed away on April 2, 2005. John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope since the 15th century, and his pontificate was the second longest in the history of the Catholic Church. He led the Catholic Church for …

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