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Catholic Church Sexual Abuses

Catholic Church Sexual Abuses To say that the Catholic Church is going through hell might be an overstatement; however, maybe purgatory isn’t all that easy either. Pope Benedict issued an apology to victims of sex abuse in Ireland on Saturday, and announced an investigation into parts of the Catholic Church in the country while saying that the abusers would have to answer to God. Well, that’s not all that may happen here. There is such a thing as KARMA and civil law here on earth to which the church (any church) is not exempt. In a lengthy letter to the Irish faithful, he addressed the victims and their families: “You have suffered grievously and I am truly sorry. I know that nothing can undo the wrong you have endured.” Benedict acknowledged … Read entire article »

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Grand Catholic Orthodox Divine Liturgy of the 5 Patriarchs

Orthodox Primates have gathered in Moscow to congratulate Patriarch of Moscow Cyril’s 70th Birthday and celebrate Divine Liturgy. Divine Liturgy was served by: His Holiness Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and all Africa Theodore II. His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem and all Palestine Theophilos III. His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril. His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch-Catholicos of Tbilisi and all Georgia Elijah II. His Holiness Orthodox Metropolitan of Belgrade, Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus. His Beatitude Orthodox Archbishop of Nova Justiniana and all Cyprus Chrisostomos II. His Beatitude Orthodox Archbishop of Tirana and all Albania Anastasios. His Beatitude Orthodox Metropolitan of Warsaw and all Poland Sava. His Beatitude Orthodox Archbishop of Preshov, Metropolitan of Czech and Slovak lands Rastislav. His Beatitude Orthodox Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of all America and Canada Tikhon. His Beatitude Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine … Read entire article »

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Comparison of Catholic and Orthodox Liturgical Practices

Comparison of Catholic and Orthodox Liturgical Practices The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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Grand Catholic Pentecostal Orthodox Divine Liturgy, Crete

Divine Liturgy served by: His All Holiness Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew His Holiness Pope of Alexandria Theodoros II His Holiness Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III His Holiness Patriarch of Belgrade Irineous His Holiness Patriarch of Bucharest Daniel His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens His Beatitude Archbishop Sava of Warsaw His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana His Beatitude Archbishop Rastislav of Preshov Video Rating: / 5 The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and … Read entire article »

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Priest Of Saint Jean Baptiste Catholic Church – Depicts The Mission Of Christianity

Priest Of Saint Jean Baptiste Catholic Church – Depicts The Mission Of Christianity We the people of Saint Jean Baptiste Parish, in the heart of New York City, are called to live and to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the celebration of the Eucharist, adoration, and Christian service. We strive to build a community of faith by the recognition of the God-given dignity of each person and the sacredness of human life from its beginning until its end. We collaborate freely through the use of time, talent, and treasure to be a parish of true stewardship and human development. In this way, the life of the church will be made manifest and the kingdom of God will be advanced. This mission statement is a result of the … Read entire article »

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Catholic Church Saints

Catholic Church Saints The Confraternity of Catholic Saints (CCS) is an organization of young people, created in 2003 mainly to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to promote holiness to Catholics and that it is very possible to the world, especially to the youth. It uses the lives and the works of the Catholic Saints to fulfill their mission and to inspire many to be holy. It pledges loyalty to the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings, to the Pope, and to the Diocesan Bishop.   When the Catholic Church proclaims some one to be a saint, after completion of Canonization process, she states two simple truths. They state that the person who have been canonized is enjoying eternity with God, having special powers to intercede before him and she or … Read entire article »

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Eastern Orthodox vs. Roman Catholic

Video Rating: / 5 The Eastern Orthodox Church, officially called the Orthodox Catholic Church, and also referred to as the Orthodox Church and Orthodoxy, identifies itself as the present-day continuation of the theology and episcopacy established by Jesus Christ through his Apostles. The Orthodox Church is the second largest Christian church in the world, with an estimated 225–300 million adherents, primarily in Eastern Europe (especially Greece and Southeastern Europe), throughout the Middle East and across Russia. It is the religious affiliation of the majority of the populations of Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine; significant minority populations exist in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Kazakhstan, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. It teaches that it is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by … Read entire article »

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Why Orthodox Christian Easter Is Later than the Catholic One

Why Orthodox Christian Easter Is Later than the Catholic One As Catholics and most of the western world celebrate Easter today, we asked a Greek-Orthodox priest to explain why the Orthodox Church doesn't celebrate Pascha (Easter) on the same day the Catholic church does! Here's his well documented explanation. Read more on Greek Reporter Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter after Holy Fire lights up in Jerusalem The main Orthodox Easter celebration in Russia took place at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior on Sunday. Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the religious ceremony along with another 5,000 worshipers. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, … Read more on RT 'Proud to be here': Gaza faithful celebrate Orthodox Easter On Saturday night they had met for prayers and the arrival of holy fire as part of Easter observances and celebrations, … Read entire article »

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When a Catholic Bishop Baptized his Muslim Father

When a Catholic Bishop Baptized his Muslim Father VATICAN CITY — Forty-eight prelates from Africa are currently in Rome for the Synod on the Family. In speaking with the bishops of Africa about the synod, sometimes surprising and beautiful stories emerge about their countries, their culture, and even … Read more on Aleteia EN Llangollen Canal narrowboat trip from Cheshire to North Wales is plain sailing … Thanks to tonsillitis and a Holy Communion party we were a day late. Mark, if you're reading this, we only made waves for this first stretch and it was kind of an emergency. I had been told by friends who had barge form that the holiday would be very … Read more on Mirror.co.uk The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking … Read entire article »

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Bishop Krikor Ghabroyan Elected New Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia

Bishop Krikor Ghabroyan Elected New Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia The Armenian Catholic Synod of Bishops elected Bishop Krikor Ghabroyan as the new Armenian Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia. He will be the 20th Armenian Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia, succeeding His Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX, who passed away on June … Read more on Armenian Weekly Patriarch's Visit Cancels Bike Race An international bicycle marathon in the central Russian town of Plyos had to be postponed after it was announced that Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill would be visiting the town on the same day, the event's organizers announced on their website. Read more on The Moscow Times (registration) The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is … Read entire article »

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