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Father Ken Doyle explains to a reader what Pope Francis means by the private conversations of a priest with remarried Catholics on their full participation in church life, especially with reception of Communion.
Resistance to the signs of the Holy Spirit at work is the mark of those with closed hearts who seek to justify their actions with a so-called faithfulness to the law, Pope Francis said.
Father Ken Doyle explains the history of women wearing a veil and explains it’s fine to do so out of reverence, but not vainly to draw attention to one’s piety. He also advises on destination weddings.
The doubting Apostle, an important model of Christian faith, never even swung at Jesus’ first pitch to him. But after acknowledging the Lord, Thomas would go on to knock a homer out of the park, writes Gina Christian.
Watch two videos of the pope’s April prayer intentions, for small farmers and for Christians in Africa, and see our prayer resources.
The feast of the Annunciation, he said, is a perfect occasion to think about one’s life and whether or not “we always say ‘yes’ or often hide, with our heads down, like Adam and Eve,” not exactly saying “no,” but pretending not to know what God is asking.