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Francis says worldly celebrations intoxicate ‘more than grappa on an empty stomach’

Church officials try to remove misconceptions about the sacrament

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/09/14

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Leo XIII created lengthy riddles, known as “charades,” which were published anonymously in a Rome newspaper

The Vatican has set up an 11 member committee to advise on communications

What we need is an intelligent application of the science of casuistry: after all, we have a Jesuit Pope: Jesuits are supposed to be good at it

Pope makes comments in video message to residents in Buenos Aires’ shantytown

Archbishop of Sydney to oversee all financial operations of the Holy See

Rabbi Dalin thinks that Pope Pius should be declared Righteous among the Nations: it would only be common justice if he were

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