100th Anniversary of Fatima – October 13, 2017

100th Anniversary of Fatima - October 13, 2017 by Stephen Wood Here are three suggestions for the most accurate statements regarding the contemporary relevance of the apparitions at Fatima in 1917. “As for the Secret, well I happen to be one of those individuals who...
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Two Words that Unlock the Catholic Understanding of Justification

Two Words that Unlock the Catholic Understanding of Justification by Stephen Wood The Protestant understanding of justification is a legal one. God is viewed as a merciful judge before whom the sinner stands guilty. The judge declares the sinner, “Not guilty.”...
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Bible Study: Playground or Minefield?

Bible Study: Playground or Minefield? by Steve Ray Imagine children running and tussling unsupervised in a playground. Now imagine the playground surrounded by deadly dangers: a sharp cliff dropping down a thousand feet to one side, a field of land mines, poisonous...
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The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation by Stephen Wood Editor's note: In light of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation on October 31st, I'll be devoting newsletters and Faith & Family broadcasts between now and November 1st to the central doctrine...
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An Exceptional Blessing for Catholic Children to Request in Your Diocese

An Exceptional Blessing for Catholic Children to Request in Your Diocese The age for Confirmation will be lowered to third grade, and it will be received right before First Holy Communion at the same Mass. By Peter Jesserer Smith On Pentecost Sunday, Archbishop Samuel...
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Strong Words from a Noted Catholic Journalist

Strong Words from a Noted Catholic Journalist Article by Phil Lawler, Director, Catholic Culture/Editor, Catholic World News Something snapped last Friday, when Pope Francis used the day’s Gospel reading as one more opportunity to promote his own view on divorce and...
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