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A Response to Cardinal Kasper

In his address at the recent consistory Cardinal Kasper remarked that “between the doctrine of the Church on marriage and the family and the lived convictions of many Christians an abyss has been created”. Based upon this observation, the cardinal makes two proposals: a more generous widening of the procedures for investigating the nullity of marriages and, invoking the criteria of mercy, a dispensation to allow, in certain cases,...

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The Synod and Artificial Contraception: Time to Teach Humanae Vitae

The Synod and Artificial Contraception: Time to Teach Humanae Vitae

The questionnaire distributed by the Pontifical Council on the Family for the Synod on the Family to be held later this year asked whether or not Catholics are living by the Church’s...

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A Shepherd Speaks: A Pastoral Letter to Catholic Families

A Shepherd Speaks: A Pastoral Letter to Catholic Families

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Twenty years ago, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta stood before the President of the United States, before senators and congressmen, before justices of the...

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Faithful Heralds of the Joy of the Gospel of Marriage

Faithful Heralds of the Joy of the Gospel of Marriage

This coming October Pope Francis will convene an extraordinary synod dedicated to the “pastoral challenges to the family in the context of evangelisation”. Interestingly, the Holy...

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The Synod and Marriage: The Deeper Issues

The Synod and Marriage:  The Deeper Issues

This October, Pope Francis will convene a synod of bishops to discuss marriage and family. Any good fruit from it will stem from the truths about marriage planted deep in the deposit of faith.

But...

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FAQ: What is Papal Infallibility?
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Why Do We Sin?

Why Do We Sin?
Having spiritual souls means that we have free will. We are not bound to do what is good for us by instinct. This also means that we can refuse to do what is good. God did not make us this way as some sort of test, but because he wanted us to be in his own image and likeness. God is Love and love...
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FAQ: Why does matter need a cause?

FAQ: Why does matter need a cause?
It is part of our everyday experience that material things need causes. If you discovered an elephant in your sitting room, you would immediately ask yourself how it got to be there. You would not think, “Oh well, maybe it’s just here for no reason: elephants often just turn up like t...
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Why The Church?

Why The Church?
Why The Church? Come and see our video....
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