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Pope Francis: “the Lord has a special love for widows” (Fr. Z calls for an Order of Widows!)

While I think that we should be getting either all of Pope Francis’ little fervorini from his daily Mass or none of them (rather than snippets), today’s seems worthy of more note.  Some samples from the site of Vatican Radio.
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Virgins… Consecrated Virgins… yes, Consecrated Virgins

In the ancient Church there were various “orders” of the non-ordained who, among other things, were involved with corporal works of mercy.  Members of these orders could have a special place in church and were well-recognized.  There was even an … Continue reading

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