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Crisis: Legacy of Pope John?

Blessed John XXIII - Part 2: Pope of surprises... (Vatican  Radio)  Blessed John XXIII, born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli died exactly 50 years ago on the 3rd of June 1963, two months after the completion of his well- known encyclical  ‘Pacem  in Terris’. Pope John, now blessed, was elected to the See of Peter on the...

Feast of Corpus Christi…

Happy Feast Day everyone!  This thread provides an opportunity to reflect on the great gift of God to His Church - the Real Presence of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament. Yet, how many lay people will receive Holy Communion in the hand on this wonderful Feast of Corpus Christi? How many (not so - they're...