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16th c. Samurai, martyr, advanced closer to beatification

I like this story.  From CNA:
This sword-wielding Samurai just moved closer to sainthood!
Vatican City, Jan 23, 2016 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The martyrdom of a 16th-century Samurai who died for his Catholic faith was approved this week by Pope … Continue reading

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“If one person smiles at me on the way, I will not jump.” JOY and YOU.

I saw this at ITS TACTICAL but I think it comes from the always interesting The Art of Manliness:
It’s the 1970s. A 30-something man makes his way across the Golden Gate Bridge. He’s passed by pedestrians and cyclists, and steps around … Continue reading

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An unusual combination of words

I like this story from Fox.
Samurai sword-wielding Mormon bishop comes to aid of woman being attacked
A Samurai sword-wielding Mormon bishop helped a neighbor woman escape a Tuesday morning attack by a man who had been stalking her.
Kent Hendrix woke up … Continue reading

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