Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue Discusses Roles of Laity, Bishops’ Conferences at Its 80th Meeting

Chapel of the Holy Cross, Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA (Interior), viaWikipedia WASHINGTON—The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation held its 80th meeting at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary in Crestwood, New York, June 6-8. The members reviewed major events in the lives of their churches, and heard presentations on […]

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Idepednet Investigation of Inappropriate Behavior to Occur in KC-St. Joe Diocese

It would appear that the Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph is leading the way in open governance and intolerance to inappropriate behavior. According to the linked story below, Bishop Robert W. Finn spear-headed an internal governance move that seeks to enhance the openness of the Dioceses and “sift the wheat from the chaff” when it […]

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What is a Novena?

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Novena(From novem, nine.) A nine days’ private or public devotion in the Catholic Church to obtain special graces. The octave has more of the festal character; to the novena belongs that of hopeful mourning, of yearning, of prayer. “The number nine in Holy Writ is indicative of suffering and grief” (St. Jerome, in […]

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Idepednet Investigation of Inappropriate Behavior to Occur in KC-St. Joe Diocese

It would appear that the Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph is leading the way in open governance and intolerance to inappropriate behavior. According to the linked story below, Bishop Robert W. Finn spear-headed an internal governance move that seeks to enhance the openness of the Dioceses and “sift the wheat from the chaff” when it […]

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What is a Novena?

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Novena(From novem, nine.)A nine days’ private or public devotion in the Catholic Church to obtain special graces. The octave has more of the festal character; to the novena belongs that of hopeful mourning, of yearning, of prayer. “The number nine in Holy Writ is indicative of suffering and grief” (St. Jerome, in Ezech., […]

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Q: What Makes the Catholic Church “Catholic” A: The Four [indelible] Marks of the Church

My very dear friend and God and Cheeseburgers contributer (well, he can post any time he pleases) Dan, who runs the Protestant blog Arminian Chronicles recently posted his take on a very serious question: What Makes the Catholic Church ‘Catholic’?: Is it her people, her leadership, her beliefs? The term catholic usually means universal, so one […]

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Q: What Makes the Catholic Church "Catholic" A: The Four [indelible] Marks of the Church

My very dear friend and God and Cheeseburgers contributer (well, he can post any time he pleases) Dan, who runs the Protestant blog Arminian Chronicles recently posted his take on a very serious question: What Makes the Catholic Church ‘Catholic’?: Is it her people, her leadership, her beliefs? The term catholic usually means universal, so one […]

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