Time for Confession

I’m frequently asked how often Catholics should go to Confession. Many people just want to know the minimum requirement. In that regard, the Church provides that all Catholics who have reached the age of discretion (approximately the age of seven) are required to confess their mortal sins once a year. In addition, if one has […]

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Pope for a Day . . . Let the Battle Begin?

If you could be “Pope for a day”–assuming the Holy Spirit went along with it–what would you do? I’ve listened to many people discuss this question through the years. All of the comments I’ve heard have dealt with some aspect of Church discipline. Normative or “orthodox” Catholics tend to want to “clean house”–from excommunicating wayward politicians and theologians to taking a […]

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Global Warming Controversy Heating up

A new major new study backed by three universities has concluded that climate change over the past thirty years is explained by natural factors, not by human activity. As reported at Canada Free Press: “Climate scientists at the University of Rochester, the University of Alabama, and the University of Virginia report that observed patterns of […]

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