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Man Finds Hope in Catholic Faith After Suicide Attempt Jumping Off Bridge

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The following story was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: Adrian Rawn of Providence, Rhode Island, 35, survived an attempted suicide leap off the George Washington Bridge six years ago, but he hasn’t stopped talking about it yet. Rawn, who knew almost immediately that his 200-foot jump was a horrible mistake, reached out to a [Read More...]

Eucharistic Adoration and the Witness of a June Bug

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Sometimes, supporters of The Christophers share with us their personal stories of important incidents or spiritual epiphanies in their lives. We recently received just such a letter from a woman named Martha in Youngwood, Pennsylvania. She revealed a lesson she learned during a religious retreat from a completely unexpected source: a june bug. Here is [Read More...]

UPDATE: Pope Francis to Appear in Family-Themed Feature Film “Beyond the Sun”

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UPDATE 2: Now the Vatican is saying Pope Francis won’t be acting in the movie after all. The original press release said he would “play himself,” but those may have been poorly chosen words when “appear as himself” would be more appropriate. Technically, there’s a difference. “Play” makes it sound like acting, while “appear” could [Read More...]

Nuns Go Sledding After the Blizzard

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New York City photographer Michael Friedman posted some pictures of nuns going sledding in Central Park yesterday in the aftermath of the blizzard. ABC’s “Good Morning America” picked some of the pictures up, which is how I saw them. I’m posting one pic here and linking to the rest if you need a smile while [Read More...]


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