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Marg Kenny believes in the power of prayer. And she should. So many times in her life prayer played such an important role, such as when her daughter and then herself were saved by the power of prayer.
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Jesus was a Jew. Mary and Joseph were Jews. All 12 apostles were Jews. The first ecumenical council of the Church was held in Jerusalem in about 50 AD and everybody there was Jewish – even if they were there to decide what to do about non-Jewish followers of Jesus.
WINNIPEG – The Bible contains "troubling texts" that are sometimes distorted so that they seem to condone violence, hostility and inhumane treatment, says a Catholic scholar.
For several days each July, thousands of aboriginal Catholics from across Western Canada gather on the shores of Lac Ste. Anne. They come to visit old friends, to seek healing and to be renewed in their faith.
They say silence is golden. Well, silence is also tough. I learned just how challenging it is to be completely silent during a recent young women's weekend retreat with the Sisters of Life in Stamford, Conn.
DERWENT - In response to the revised translation of the Mass, many Catholic choirs have responded with musical arrangements that embrace the Church's past.
OTTAWA – The Canadian bishops take concerns about its development agency's overseas partners "very seriously," but also point out that a Haitian group criticized in a recent online report has the support of local bishops.
ROME – Remembering the common roots of the Christianity they share, Roman Catholics and Anglicans should renew their commitments to praying and working for Christian unity, Pope Benedict said.
VATICAN CITY - Confession can help Catholics build lives filled with hope and holiness, which are needed for effective evangelization, Pope Benedict said.
Jerome is a young man with post-traumatic stress disorder who attempts to cope by self-medicating with marijuana. Diana is suffering from depression and has low self-esteem. And Melanie is a youth caregiver whose mother has schizophrenia.