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Awakening the Catholic
Vocation and the Purpose of Our Lives
The Church can only be truly understood from the perspective of faith, and the greater the earthly tumult, the more clearly her divinity shines through.
Authority, Freedom, and Power
Not only are authority and power not the same thing; they are almost complete opposites. Authority is the basis of human freedom. Coercive power tends to suffocate freedom.
This Week: The Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre has played a central role in the spirit of Cuba, and her image is to be found everywhere, in churches, homes, and even on taxis.
This recognition that there is something deeper to life than trivialities calls people to stand for something, and hopefully such conviction could eventually rise to the level of being willing to die for something. Until you are willing to die for something, life is not worth living.
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Christianity: Truth or Therapy?
Christianity may help us to cope with difficulties and give us a sense of happiness, but at its core it is a matter of truth or falsity and it is to be believed on those grounds.