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Pope’s Christmas message – 65 languages

The yearly tradition shaped up with thousands of pilgrims gathered at St. Peter's Square in anticipation of the Pope's Christmas message. Benedict XVI stepped out into the main balcony to deliver his speech and issue greetings in over 65 languages, including Chinese,...

Pope’s Christmas Eve Homily

"What would happen if Mary and Joseph were to knock at my door" Here is a Vatican translation of the homily Benedict XVI gave at tonight's Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters! Again and again the beauty of this Gospel touches...

Shepherds seeing what others miss

Today more than ever we need to find our God in unexpected places and unexpected people. May this year's biggest blessing be learning to see the Christ in ourselves and one another with the shepherds' eyes of faith! Have a blessed Christmas!

Christ in the manger today

As we approach the body of Christ in the manger we might reflect on Christ in the mangers of the world today. Saint John Chrysostom writes... Do you want to honor Christ’s body? Then do not scorn him in his nakedness, nor honor him here in the church with silken...

US Bishops – Response to Newtown

The chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a joint statement Dec. 21 stressing the need for gun control, improved services for the mentally ill and a critical examination of the violence in today's movies, videos and television...

Religion in America

Gallup poll - Seven in 10 Americans Are Very or Moderately Religious But Protestant population is shrinking as "unbranded" religion grows Religiousness is distributed quite unequally across various subgroups and segments of the U.S. population. Key findings further...

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