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ASK FATHER: Is it a sin to laugh or joke when in need of confession?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Is it grave matter to laugh or joke when in need of Confession? (That is, when one has committed mortal sin and intends to go to Confession at the next opportunity.) Aristotle points out that man … Read More

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Francis and the Weeping Priests

Today the Holy Father met with the clergy of Rome.  I read the highlights in the Italian VIS and I am working my way through the video of the whole event. BELOW. His Holiness said “preti ‘asettici’ non aiutano la … Read More

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