Letter of a Pregnant Raped Catholic Nun

Here is an extraordinary letter written by a young nun, Sister Lucy Vertrusc, to her mother superior. Sister Vertrusc became pregnant after she was raped in 1995 during the war in the former Yugoslavia. The letter appeared in an Italian

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Do Catholics Pray “Vain Repetitions?”

As a young Protestant, this was one of my favorites to ask Catholics. “Why do Catholics pray ‘repetitious prayer’ like the Rosary when Jesus says not to pray ‘vain repetitions’ in Matthew 6:7?” I think we should begin here by quoting the actual

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Call No Woman Father

The question of whether or not women could ever be ordained to the ministerial priesthood is one that often generates more “heat” than it does “light.” Folks often come to the discussion emotionally charged to the point where rational discussion

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Are the alleged revelations of Heaven and Hell to Angelica Zambrano fake or real?

An evaluation of the alleged divine revelation that Angelica Zambrano claims to have had. Angelica Zambrano is a young Ecuadorian who allegedly was revealed to her Heaven and Hell by Our Lord Jesus Christ. But these explanations, and what she

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An African Proverb

“Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest Lion or it will be killed. Every morning a Lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will

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2013 almost over. . . 2014 waiting

Happy New Year 2014

It has been such an interesting year, and 2013 is almost over. We should be grateful to God our merciful Father for the gift of life. This year might not have been the best of year for many people but

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10 Shocking Porn Stats

Originally posted on matt fradd:
One my pet peeves is when people cite statistics without knowing, or caring about knowing, the source; and the soundness of that source. Below are 10 statistics that I found particularly eye-opening. I’ve listed the…

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10 Quotes about the Rosary

10 Quotes about the Rosary.

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A Letter To Miley Cyrus

Originally posted on The Happy Heart:
Dear Miley, I, as well as millions of Americans, sat in amazement as I watched your VMA performance. No, you are not the first artist to grind on a backup dancer (however you may…

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Dear Catholic

DO YOU HAVE A BLOG? COME SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR MOTHER MARY!: After you’ve written your No Mary No Jesus post, add its URL to the list by clicking on the button below that says “Add your link.” A few details: Please

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