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Did You Know That Your Favorite Pretzel Is Uniquely Catholic And Is 1400 Years Old!

by: Kuya Kiko I love pretzels, especially the ones coated with chocolates! And who doesn’t? We grew up with it when we were kids and the same can be said with our parents and grandparents! According to our Catholic tradition, it was the Italian monks who invented pretzels during the early 7th century- apologies to […]

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In the Philippines, the soon-to-be tallest statue of the Virgin Mary in the world is about to be ready

Daniel Esparza | Oct 13, 2019 Almost 100 meters (315 feet) high, the statue is expected to be concluded in 2021, marking the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines Designed by the renowned (and recently deceased) constructivist Filipino sculptor Eduardo De Los Santos Castrillo, the Marian monument-sculpture-shrine of The Mother of All Asia, also called “The Tower […]

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ISIS claims responsibility for murder of Catholic priest in Syria

  Fionn Shiner-ACN and Maria Lozano – ACN | Nov 11, 2019 Father Bidoyan and his father were killed during a visit to an Armenian Catholic church. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the murder of Armenian Catholic priest Father Hovsep Bidoyan, who was gunned down today, Monday, November 11, 2019, on his way a church in eastern […]

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Catholic Church, largest provider of health care

By: Dr. Jose Mario Bautista Maximiano – @inquirerdotnet INQUIRER.NET U.S. Bureau / 11:54 AM November 06, 2019     From the Four Gospels to the early Christian communities to the era of the Benedictine monks, Christ was the direct and never-ending inspiration of health caregivers. During the Middle Ages (500 AD to 1500 AD) – with tons of documentary […]