Pilgrims Seek Victory Over Russia’s Culture of Death

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(Zenit.org) – As I write this, a small band of pro-life missionaries is driving through the vast desolate plains of Siberia, on a historic pilgrimage across Asia and Europe. On June 14, the pilgrims left the port city of Vladivostok on the Pacific Coast of Russia with a replica of the famous icon of Our…

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Calling Bigotry by its Name

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(The following is written in response to the advertisement placed in the New York Times on March 9, entitled “It’s Time to Quit the Catholic Church,” by Annie Laurie Gaylor. This morning we learned that the Times rejected an almost identical ad entitled “It’s Time to Quit Islam.” This cowardly hypocrisy on the part of…

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The Story of St. Josephine Bakhita Being Replayed Today

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(Zenit.org) – When Josephine Bakhita died in 1947, thousands of Italians passed her funeral bier to pay respects to a simple woman who had achieved great renown for her kindness. To this day, the people of Schio, Italy, honor now-Saint Josephine, a former African slave, with the title “Nostra Madre Moretta,” which means “Our Black…

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