Pope Francis Is Coming to America!

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Big news today from Philadelphia! We've just learned that Pope Francis has accepted the invitation from Archbishop Charles Chaput to come to Philly in 2015, and to attend the World Meeting of Families. Organized by the Pontifical Council for Families, the World Meeting has as its theme “The Gospel of the Family, Resource of Humanity.” This theme will emphasize the good news of the family and its intrinsic value to the good of society.Archbishop Chaput made the announcement before his homily J … [Read more...]

Pope Asks: Is Working on Sunday “True Freedom”?

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"Maybe it is time to ask whether work on Sunday is true freedom."Pope Francis spoke on Saturday, July 5, to a group of young workers in the remote Italian region of Molise, southeast of Rome.  Speaking in the auditorium of the University of Campobasso, Pope Francis began his pastoral visit by challenging his audience of workers to "waste time with their children."As in his other pastoral visits, the Holy Father took time to listen to the testimonies of people from the local population: … [Read more...]

Mitch Albom Asks: “When Did Fathers Become Expendable?”

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You know Mitch Albom.  You probably read his best selling Tuesdays with Morrie or The First Phone Call from Heaven.  According to his official bio, Albom is "...an internationally renowned and best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician. His books have collectively sold more than 35 million copies worldwide; have been published in forty-nine territories and in forty-five languages around the world; and have been made into Emmy Aw … [Read more...]


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