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Young Catholics perform traditional Christmas carol during a pre-Christmas gathering

Bangladeshi young Catholics perform traditional Christmas carol during a pre-Christmas gathering at Tejgaon, … central part of capital Dhaka on Dec. 16, 2017. Christmas carol in Bangladesh derived from Hindu religious and devotional music traditions. Nearly half of Bangladesh’s estimated 600,000 Christians (majority of them Catholics) converted to Christianity from lower caste Hindu groups since… Read More »

India / Orissa: “They will never give in…”

Sister Kiran and Sister Sarojini get ready for another long day of work. They belong to the religious order of the Society of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Nothing can disturb them during their morning prayer – not even the lingering smell of smoke – a grim reminder of August of 2008. Back then this Catholic… Read More »

Things Catholics Think While In Line For Confession

*sighs* I wonder how many rosaries I’ll have to pray THIS time… *frustrated sigh* The DMV is faster than this… If I die right now, will I go to hell?? Does this sin make my soul look fat? There’s something in here about, “the last shall be first, the shall be last!” Oh, no! I… Read More »

Catholics’ Integration

By the middle of the 20th century, millions of American Catholics began to move beyond their traditional neighborhoods and join mainstream society. Access to higher education, a more professional workforce, and deep changes in the life of the Church coincided in shaping a new phase of Catholicism in the United States. Catholics became a stronger… Read More »

Maori Catholics prepare for Te Hui Aranga in Tauranga

Maori Catholics throughout the country are preparing for Te Hui Aranga being held in Tauranga this weekend. The event is a significant celebration for Maori Catholics as a time to celebrate the resurrection of Christ through sports, entertainment and prayer. Easter is known for the chocolate Easter rabbits and eggs, but is its significance to… Read More »

10. The Elizabethan Confessional State: Conformity, Papists and Puritans

Okay. Well, as you know, in 1528 religious change had not been a significant issue in English politics. By 1558, it was in many ways the central issue and it was about to take another turn. On the 17th of November, 1558, Elizabeth I was proclaimed queen, a young woman of twenty-five, highly intelligent, well… Read More »

St. Patrick’s Day Falling On A Friday Poses Dilemma For Catholics

WE WILL STICK WITH IT TO THE BABY IS BORN. WE ARE GLUED TO IT. STAY RIGHT THERE. FISH IS USUALLY THE MAIN COURSE FOR CATHOLICS DURING LENT AND CORN BEEF AND CABBAGE IS A TRADITIONAL FAIR. THIS YEAR ST. PATRICK’S IS ON FRIDAY — TODAY. THE DILEMMA HAS BEEN SOLVED. FRIED FISH IS FRIDAY… Read More »

Islam, The New Catholicism – TYT Nation Video Of The Week

on dave colour from the young turks here to present the t_ y_ t_ nation video and of the week last week the winner presented by jane was professor rich so this week when i looked at the four nominees as trite everything i could do to pick someone other then professor rich but i… Read More »

Church Militant: A Right-Wing Media Empire in the Making

This ship is sinking and everyone on this ship is going to die. But I have a life boat right here, and you don’t have to go down with the ship, you can be saved. That’s the good news. ChurchMilitant.com is a website who’s mission is to spread a Catholic culture out there using the… Read More »