NEWSFLASH: The Pope Is Pro-Life!

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Who Received Pope Francis’ Second Blessing?   A Pregnant Woman and Her Unborn ChildOn Wednesday evening, in his first Urbi et Orbi message, Pope Francis offered his first papal blessing to all those gathered beneath his window in St. Peter’s Square, as well as to those who watched on television or listened on the radio or the Internet.And this morning, he slipped out of the Vatican to pray before the Blessed Virgin in the Basilica of St. Mary Major; and he stopped, before leaving the chur … [Read more...]

Humility Exemplified: What If God Was One of Us?

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You remember the song "What If God Was One of Us?"  It was released by Joan Osborne, and it became the theme song for television series "Joan of Arcadia."  I couldn't help but think of it when I saw this. Just a stranger on the bus Trying to make his way home He's trying to make his way home Back up to heaven all alone Nobody calling on the phone Except for the Pope maybe in Rome  … [Read more...]