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I've always wondered why popes and bishops held their hands like this. Now I know!
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Good advice.
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+Theodore Wright thank you +Theodore Wright​ GBU
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Thank God for science!
 
FAITH & SCIENCE (Catechism of the Catholic Church 159).
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Faith and Reason have been powerful tools for me. Science has only made my faith stronger, and I have loved both since I was a kid. Science and faith are still a daily part of my life in my Engineering career, and for that I am thankful! Thank God for science!
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I listened to it, and I love it! She well performed this beautiful piece of great music. 
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Is you is, or is you ain't a Catholic?
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It's a fav song of mine. +Paul Schlenker
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I know there was a time when women used to wear head coverings when they attended Catholic Mass. I wonder if there has ever been Protestant churches where women wore head coverings during worship service?
The Head Covering Movement is a campaign that seeks to spark a return to the practice of head covering during corporate Christian worship. It is based upon 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 in the Bible. Visit www.headcoveringmovement.com to study & discuss this topic with us.
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My mother did in Baptist in mid 60s...very fundamental conservative. 
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"[The same-sex marriage] debate, at its core, is about one thing. It’s about children."

 
Dear Justice Kennedy, June is nigh, and with it will comes your ruling on the most contentious political issue of our time: marriage. I write because I am one of many children with gay parents who believe we should protect marriage. I believe you were right when, during the Proposition 8 deliberations, you said “the …
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May the good Lord wipe all those involved in this same sex marriage.
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I love bonsai trees.
 
Bonsai tree

Bonsai" is a Japanese pronunciation of the earlier Chinese term penzai. A "bon" is a tray-like pot typically used in bonsai culture.[2] The word bonsai is often used in English as an umbrella term for all miniature trees in containers or pots. This article focuses on bonsai as defined in the Japanese tradition.

The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity (for the grower).[3] By contrast with other plant cultivation practices, bonsai is not intended for production of food, for medicine, or for creating landscapes. Instead, bonsai practice focuses on long-term cultivation and shaping of one or more small trees growing in a container.
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When I get to heaven  i will have a  bonsai garden =P
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For those of you who knew +Kris Kempker​, she passed away on February 6. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may the perpetual light shine upon her. God watch over and care for her son, Larry. We miss you, Kris. Pray for us!
Works at Wellness- Marketing Consultant as Piano Teacher - Writer + Researcher. Lives in Cincinnati. Getting started - and Enjoy it
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+Kim A Consiglio - You're an inspiration, too, Kim. May God richly bless you this day and always, my friend.
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If God is powerful, and God is love, then love is powerful.
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It was fun. I only did it once, out in the desert on a deserted road with NO COPS, in my five-speed Saturn. :) 
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Christ founded a visible church, not an invisible band of believers.
One of the most fundamental differences between the Protestant and Catholic ecclesial paradigms concerns the nature of the Church that Christ founded. According
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"The Council of Athenasius (A.D. 367) and the Council of Carthage (A.D. 397) recognized the 27 books in our New Testament today as inspired." https://bible.org/seriespage/6-canonicity
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If you think that you can listen to Christ without listening to the Church, think again.
 
You CAN'T separate Christ from the church ☝
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+Dαn J​ - What you're saying sounds really good in theory, but it doesn't work out very well in practice. You're right when you say that Jesus is the truth, but the truths of Jesus are communicated to us through not only the Bible but through sacred tradition as well. Both of these are communicated through the authoritative church that Jesus founded. Without an authority to guide us, there is doctrinal chaos, which is what you see in Protestant and so-called non-denominational Christianity. The Church isn't a building, Dan, at least not the true Church. It is the living, breathing, and authoritative Body of Christ. You cannot separate to Word of God from his Church. They are one in the same.
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My passions are my faith, my family, software development, music, and photography. I am an orthodox Catholic who is doing his best to be faithful to Jesus Christ by being faithful to the teachings of the Church He founded on the apostle Peter (Matthew 16:18). I am fervently pro-life, and believe that every human life should be protected from the moment of fertilization until natural death. For a career I develop web application software using the Java programming language, and provide technical mentoring to other developers.

Restless Waters blog:

I am the creator of the blog "Restless Waters". I use the blog as a means to share my Catholic Christian faith with others. Visit the Restless Waters blog at http://restlesswaters.blogspot.com

Roamin' Catholic online newspaper:

I am the owner of the online Catholic and Pro-Life newspaper "The Roamin' Catholic Daily" (http://paper.li/Beatidude). The content of the newspaper is crowd-sourced from the people I follow on Twitter. The newspaper is automatically generated once per day, so the content is always fresh. The newspaper contains articles pertaining to the Catholic faith, the pro-life movement, and other moral issues.

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My Twitter account is @Beatidude. I use Twitter to share information about the Catholic Christian faith, and engage in discussions about religion, atheism, and social issues like abortion, radical feminism, and same-sex marriage.

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Had the honor of shaking the hand of Pope John Paul II, my favorite Pope, before a Wednesday Mass in St. Peter's Square in Rome, Italy, in 1985. I will never forget the experience.
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